Publishing & Open Access Support Librarian - Academic Library Services, East Carolina University
Description: The Publishing and Open Access Support Librarian promotes and supports open access to the scholarship and educational resources produced by faculty and students at East Carolina University. This highly collaborative position will be part of the Scholarly Communication Department in the Division for Collections and Scholarly Communication in Academic Library Services (ALS). In alignment with the library’s strategic emphasis on impacting research and maximizing student success, this employee’s primary duties include providing consultation, training, and support to the campus community on issues and evolving needs related to digital and open access publishing. Specifically, the incumbent will lead and support Open Journal Systems, the library’s online publishing software, and explore other relevant open access publishing tools.
Qualifications: Graduate degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or international equivalent in library or information science. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire. One year of relevant experience in a library or with a publisher or in a related setting. Familiarity with scholarly publishing practices. Knowledge of trends in scholarly communication, especially related to open access publishing and open educational resources. Knowledge of trends related to open data practices.