Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library at San José State University (San José, CA) seeks a service-oriented, innovative, and collaborative individual for the full-time, tenure-track position of Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian. This position is one of three that will be hired in 2021--STEM Librarian, iSchool Librarian, and Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian--providing a supportive cohort to the successful candidate. The Library is striving to increase the diversity of its faculty and encourages all members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Collaborating with other members of the Collections & Scholarly Communications unit and under the general guidance of the Faculty Director for Collections & Scholarly Communications, the Scholarly Communications & Digital Scholarship Librarian will promote the campus institutional repository, SJSU ScholarWorks, as well as develop and support initiatives involving authors’ rights, copyright and Creative Commons licensing, open access publishing, and the creation and preservation of digital scholarship. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison to assigned departments. As a faculty member, the librarian engages in library and university governance and scholarship, which includes research, scholarship, and creative activities required for tenure and promotion. Individuals with coursework or experience in scholarly communications and digital scholarship are encouraged to apply. The position will be hired at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian.
The SJSU Library brings people, ideas, and information together through its spaces, resources, and expertise to facilitate community building, innovation, and knowledge creation. We invest in employee professional growth and development. The Library strives to provide student-centered learning experiences and is committed to bringing anti-racism practices into its services.
This position is an excellent opportunity for librarians interested in launching a career at an institution that is a national leader in serving underrepresented minority students. SJSU has been ranked #1 in increasing student upward mobility, particularly among underrepresented, first-generation, and Pell-qualified students. As a librarian at SJSU, participation in the Research, Tenure, and Promotion (RTP) process is required. This position is represented by the California Faculty Association (CFA) and covered by its contract.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
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