Library Publishing and Scholarly Communications Specialist, Temple University Press | Temple University Libraries
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"The Temple University Libraries are seeking a creative and energetic individual to fill the position of Library Publishing and Scholarly Communications Specialist. This position will actively engage with the University libraries, University Press, and University research and scholarly communities in the development and support of a continuum of scholarly and educational resources. Temple’s federated library system serves an urban research university with over 1,800 full-time faculty and a student body of 36,000 that is among the most diverse in the nation. Temple University Press publishes award-winning books and journals in the social sciences and humanities and is the premier publisher of books on Philadelphia and the region. For more information about Temple and Philadelphia, visit http://www.temple.edu.The Scholarly Communications and Library Publishing Specialist coordinates and supports the development of activities ranging from traditional publishing through informal and open channels for scholarly information sharing. The incumbent serves as a bridge between the formal publishing activities of the University Press and the service role of the library, working with both to develop new and alternative programs in support of Temple constituents’ scholarly output and the mission of the university as a leading public research university, which may include open education resources, open access journals, open conference proceedings, working papers, lab reports, as well as development of a university content and data repository The Specialist reports jointly to the Executive Director of the Press and the Associate University Librarian for Research & Instructional Services. Performs other duties as assigned."
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