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Scholarly Communications Librarian

Posted by: Sandra Bandy, Georgia Regents University

Posted date: 2014-Jul-10

Location: Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library/Georgia Regents University


Reporting to the Chair of Content Management, the Scholarly Communications Librarian will be responsible for planning, implementing, and leading outreach activities promoting the institutional repository and other scholarly communication initiatives to include issues related to intellectual property and open access of scholarly output at the University. This position will also develop and provide a data management plan consultation service and participate in grant support for research faculty. The successful candidate will provide best practice standards in the development of electronic theses and dissertations and coordinate efforts for new open access publications on campus.

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will serve as liaison for a health sciences college and will serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:

The Scholarly Communications Librarian is expected to be active professional in local, regional, and national associations and will contribute to the professional literature.
Job Title Scholarly Communications Librarian
Start Date Immediately
Library/Institution Name Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library/Georgia Regents University
Salary Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Certification Required? No
City Augusta
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Required:

(1) Masters degree in library science from an American Library Association-accredited program
(2) Minimum of 2 years professional post-MLS experience or library equivalent experience


(1) Familiar with current trends and emerging issues in scholarly communications
(2) Knowledge of current metadata schemas, standards, and institutional repository platforms such as Dublin Core, METS, DOI, ORCID, and DSpace.
(3) Familiar with data management issues such as organization standards, funding agencies requirements, and preservation
(4) Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as plan, coordinate, and implement programs in a timely matter
(5) Knowledge of relevant intellectual property and publication issues
(6) Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, publication and research, and service
Application Instructions In order to be formally considered for employment at Georgia Regents University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit as one document. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at
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Special Notes Georgia Regents University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Georgia Regents University is a tobacco free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Georgia Regents Medical Center is a patient- and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

Georgia Regents University is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer and a Tobacco-Free Institution.

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