Bloomington, IN: Scholarly Communication Librarian – Indiana University Bloomington Libraries


Responsible for: maintaining the quality and relevance of ongoing open-access publishing services and initiatives; developing and implementing policies, procedures and initiatives that support these services throughout the Libraries as well as the Office of Scholarly Publishing; developing and implementing policies, procedures and services in support of the institutional repository focused on preserving and providing access to the research of Indiana University faculty and scholars; Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited MLIS or MSIS or advanced degree in relevant field appropriate to management of scholarly communications; one year [or more] of professional experience in an academic library environment; demonstrated experience managing projects, workflows, and systems; ability to work with others to advocate for scholarly communication programs and services; must be able to meet the requirements of a tenure-track librarian position.

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Reporting to Head of the Scholarly Communication department, will serve as liaison to IU Office of Scholarly Publishing (OSP), working closely with OSP colleagues, chiefly including representatives of IU Press, to shape the future of collaborative open access publishing services for the IU Bloomington campus. Responsibilities: Working closely with colleagues in: U Press, especially the Marketing, Journals, and Editing, Design and Production divisions as part of collaborative open access publishing initiatives instantiated by the IU Office of Scholarly Publishing; the IUB Libraries, especially in the Scholarly Communication, Library Technologies, Digital Collections Services departments and with subject librarians, and IU Libraries system-wide on shared initiatives such as services delivered via the IU Libraries/UITS Enterprise Scholarly Services team.

Preferred: Additional graduate degree in a related discipline; experience with institutional repository and open access publishing software such as DSpace, Open Journal Systems and Canvas Commons.

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To apply: Review of applications will begin Friday, November 4, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at:

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 – Phone: 812-855-8196 – Fax: 812-855-2576 – Email:

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Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


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