In its commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service in support of the University’s mission St. John’s University Libraries invites applications for a one-year non-tenured track appointment as the Scholarly Communications Librarian (SCL). Reporting to the University Librarian, the Scholarly Communications Librarian will support the scholarly communication endeavors of all faculty, researchers, students, staff, and librarians working. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting library-led initiatives including the development and/or updating of policies and procedures for as well as the implementation and management of the institutional repository, and the electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) program. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will provide leadership in the area of data curation on behalf of the Libraries and work with faculty researchers to identify, recruit, ingest and deposit data in the library’s digital repository. The SCL will play a role in significant outreach to the University community both to publicize and to develop robust content in the digital repository. Additional responsibilities would include the design and provision of, training workshops, online tutorials, help guides and web resources that support this effort. The Scholarly Communications Librarian will also be responsible for advising in areas related to digital publishing, copyright, intellectual property, and other emerging trends in digital scholarship. The one-year contract faculty position requires self-motivated and continual learning, and application of additional expertise in these and related areas.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.