Tennessee State University is seeking to fill a twelve month tenure track position for a Scholarly Communications Librarian at the Brown-Daniel Library in Nashville. The incumbent will be responsible for Open Access Initiatives and will assume leadership for the library’s OER program. They will provide vision, planning and an operational agenda for the library’s institutional repository, Digital Scholarship@TSU, and will promote its research and publishing use for faculty, staff and students. They will serve as the library’s resource person for copyright, fair use and author rights. The successful candidate will have embedded librarians duties, serve as a liaison to assigned departments and teach information literacy classes. Faculty status requires the ability to publish research and participate in conferences.
Minimum Requirements: ALA Accredited Master degree in library and information; Experience with scholarly communication trends, technologies, and services. Experience with Open Education Resources; Experience with working with an institutional repository. Knowledge of academic issues regarding copyright and intellectual property.
Preferred Qualifications: Must have the ability to conduct online and in person workshops about OER and the institutional repository. Should have ability to market the institutional repository in a way that will attract new authors and projects. Ability to collaborate with colleagues to expand the objectives and the content of the institutional repository. Academic library experience desired. Demonstrated teaching experience and strong interpersonal skills are required.
Three letters of recommendation will be requested.
More Information: jobs.tnstate.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=56712