Clemson Libraries seeks a dynamic, driven, and collaborative Scholarly Communications Librarian with exemplary communication skills to advance the Libraries’ scholarly communications initiatives. This position develops collaborative partnerships to facilitate a seamless, interdisciplinary, and university-wide network to support faculty and students in research publication and impact. The incumbent identifies, develops, and manage services and programs related to copyright, open access, research impact, and other scholarly communications initiatives. The Scholarly Communications Librarian also provides specialized research consultations and instruction services in these areas. This position requires a high degree of collaboration and initiative and will be critical to the Libraries’ strategic growth as an R1 institution.
Clemson Libraries faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position and works under the direction of the Head of Digital Scholarship, a department within the newly created division of Teaching, Learning, and Research.
- An ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or a relevant accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries.
- Experience providing scholarly communications services in an academic library setting.
- Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication and creative problem-solving.
- Demonstrated commitment to the promotion and enhancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
- Experience with handling copyright, fair use, and intellectual property issues in an academic environment.
- Demonstrated record of advocacy for scholarly communications and open initiatives involving internal and external audiences.
- An active awareness of new technologies and the impact they have on a rapidly changing scholarly communication landscape.
- Demonstrated ability to foster an environment of collegiality, respect, trust, and teamwork.
- Second graduate or other advanced degree.
Applicants should electronically submit all applications and related materials via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/103710 before April 22, 2022.