Emory Careers | Head of Scholarly Communications
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"Reporting to the Director, Research, Engagement, and Scholarly Communications, the Head of Scholarly Communications leads the Scholarly Communications Office (SCO) and has leadership, management, policy, planning, and advocacy responsibilities for scholarly communications for all Emory libraries, including promoting scholarly repositories and scholarly communications services to the Emory community. Scholarly communications advocacy and services include contributing to the evolution of scholarly publishing and research data management practices in the academy; copyright guidance, advocacy and policy development for the creation, use, and re-use of content in all formats; open access advocacy and policy development, including management of funds to promote open access publishing and open data distribution; and promoting open access and data repositories in support of the library’s and university’s educational and research mission.
As lead for scholarly communications outreach, responsibilities include advocating for and promoting the use of Emory open access repositories, seeking out contributors, publicizing the repositories benefits and uses, and working collaboratively within Libraries & Information Technology Services (LITS) on the integration of OpenEmory with Emory FIRST, a campus faculty profiling system. The Head of Scholarly Communications will maintain a strong level of competence in scholarly communications issues such as open access, open data, open education initiatives, and new forms of assessment for publication, research, and scholarly impact. The ideal candidate ensures the Emory Libraries actively participate in collaborative programs and services within the library field at the local, state, regional, national, and international level in advancement of library services, collections, and programs."