Scholarly Communication Officer
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"Seattle University's Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons invites applications for an experienced, flexible, and innovative library faculty member to serve in the position of Scholarly Communication Officer. This 12-month non-tenure--track position, at a rank of Assistant or Associate Librarian, is available April 1, 2018.
Lemieux Library Faculty are uniquely positioned to meaningfully contribute to the transformation of the scholarly communication system and to lead change across campus. With this position, Lemieux will focus and accelerate its engagement with scholarly communication issues to benefit the Seattle University community while leveraging our investment in the bepress™ Digital Commons subscription. Towards this end, the position’s scope is intentionally broad, encompassing the diverse areas that comprise the scholarly communication landscape today – institutional repositories, library-based publishing, copyright in making and sharing scholarship, digital scholarship, open access, open education, measuring research impact, meeting funder mandates, and research data management.
Liaison and Library Faculty responsibilities round out the incumbent’s portfolio. As a member of the Library Faculty, contribute to library wide initiatives by serving on library, campus, inter-institutional and consortia committees, participating in strategic planning initiatives, and cooperating closely with other library units. Participate in the process to define and to exercise the rights and responsibilities associated with faculty governance consistent with the cultures of the university and the library. Engage in research, scholarly publication, professional development, and service activities in areas appropriate to academic librarianship and the disciplines served as outlined in the Committee for Librarian Evaluation and Promotion documents. Continuously assess and improve library operations and services through data collection and analysis."