Scholarly Communications Librarian - Randall Library, University of North Carolina Wilmington


This position works to inform and educate UNCW faculty, staff, and students on the evolving scholarly landscape and will coordinate the vision, planning, and implementation of the Library’s scholarly communications program. This position will coordinate the Library’s open access initiatives, serve as a campus resource on issues and trends relevant to intellectual property, copyright, fair use, and author rights, and collaborate with liaison librarians to assist faculty with articulating research impact and managing scholarly reputation utilizing appropriate research metrics. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will also lead the Library’s institutional repository initiatives through promotion and solicitation of content from students and faculty by overseeing the ingest of scholarly content to NCDOCKS, UNCW’s institutional repository, including the creation of metadata, communication with authors, and development/administration of author profiles.

Qualifications: ALA-Accredited Master’s degree in library and information science. Demonstrated knowledge of scholarly communications topics, trends, and technologies. Experience providing related services. Knowledge of open educational resources. Knowledge of copyright and other intellectual property issues. Experience with digital content management or repository systems. Demonstrated ability to design and implement training.