Job: Scholarly Communications Librarian

General Information
Position:
Scholarly Communications Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
52,000

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

The Harriet F. Ginsburg Health Sciences Library at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine (UCF COM) is seeking an enthusiastic and forward-thinking Scholarly Communications Librarian. This is an entry-level, non-tenure track faculty position.  The Scholarly Communications Librarian will assist the Health Sciences Library in promoting new models of scholarly communication such open access publishing and innovative communications platforms.

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will:

·      Work closely with UCF COM librarians and faculty, students, and staff to assist in scholarly communication endeavors initiated by the library and by the College of Medicine

 ·      Become the in-house expert for the library in matters of open access, alternative publishing models, open educational resources, data management, and other issues related to scholarly communication;

·      Serve as a statewide representative to scholarly communication and digital initiatives-related groups and ad hoc committees as needed

·      Stay current with developments in data curation and management, open access, scholarly publishing, open educational resource initiatives, etc.

·      Monitor scholarly communication trends and developments

·      Act as a library liaison for one or more College of Medicine course modules

·      Serve as Personal Librarian to first and second year medical students assigned to him/her

·      Participate in library assessment activities

·      Collaborate with other faculty librarians and library staff to provide effective reference, instruction, and outreach services for UCF COM students, faculty, staff, and public patrons

·      Contribute to professional organizations and publications

·      Participate in management of UCF COM open access publications

 

 


Education:
 Minimum Qualifications
·      Masters degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA accredited institution
·      AHIP certification required within 5 years of hire
Preferred Qualifications
·      Strong oral and written communication skills
·      Ability to adjust priorities, take initiative, set goals, manage time wisely, and make quick effective decisions in a fast-paced environment
·      Aptitude for thinking creatively and developing products and services, such as publications, training materials, workshops, conferences, and other tools relevant to scholarly communications and digital initiatives
·      Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish positive and productive collaborations with College of Medicine faculty
·      Proficiency in Microsoft office products, Apple products, and Apple iOS

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
03-17-2017

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://www.jobswithucf.com/hr

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries
  • Other

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
University of Central Florida College of Medicine Health Sciences Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
6850 Lake Nona Blvd

City:
Orlando

Zip:
32827

County:
Orange


Institution Information
Institution Name :
University of Central Florida

Address:
6850 Lake Nona Blvd

City:
Orlando

State:
FL

Zip:
32827

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Floyd Sturdifen

Contact Email:
fsturdif@ucf.edu

Contact Phone:
407-266-1226

Contact Fax:
407-266-1449

How to apply

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