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 annual faculty appointment as the Scholarly Publishing and Repository Services Librarian (SPRS), with the possibility of renewal. Reporting to the University Librarian, the Scholarly Publishing and Repository Services Librarian will support the scholarly publishing and communications endeavors and oversee the development and management of all faculty, researchers, students, staff, and librarians at the University. 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, the electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) program, and other scholarly communications related work. The Scholarly Publishing and Repository Services 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 publications into the library’s digital repository. The SPRS Librarian will play a role in 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 Publishing and Repository Services Librarian will also be responsible for advising in areas related to digital publishing, copyright, intellectual property, and other emerging trends in digital scholarship. This in-person one-year full-time contract faculty position requires self-motivated and continual learning, and application of additional expertise in these and related areas.
Candidates are invited to submit an application here.
All persons hired are required to be vaccinated and boosted against the COVID-19 virus, subject to the reasonable accommodation provisions of applicable law.
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.