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University of New Mexico
Scholarly Communications Officer
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Posting Details
Posting Number:
0815672
Position Title:
Open Rank
Appointment Type:
Definitions
Faculty - Open Rank
Working Title (if applicable):
Scholarly Communications Officer
Department
University Libraries
Salary Grade
99
Salary:
Negotiable based on qualificiations
Work Location:
UNM Main Campus (Abq)
Position Summary: The University of New Mexico Libraries (UL) has an opening for a Scholarly
Communications Officer. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Scholarly
Resources, this position is a full-time, 12 month,
probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision. The faculty rank
and tenure status are negotiable based on qualifications. The annual salary
is negotiable based on qualifications and includes full benefits. The
anticipated start date is October 15, 2012.
Working in a team-oriented and highly electronic environment, the
Scholarly Communications Officer will play an important role in an
organization that is committed to re-conceiving the academic research
library as a key partner in new modes of scholarly communications. The
Scholarly Communications Officer will take full advantage of and contribute
to the evolution of scholarly publishing practices within the academy, and
will provide guidance, policy development, and advocacy on copyright
issues, fair use, privacy rights, open access, and other information policy
issues to the Office of University Counsel and the University and Library
communities.
The UL integrates into all we do the UNM values of Excellence, Access with
Support to Succeed, Integrity, Diversity, Respectful Relationships, Freedom,
and Sustainability. The UL adds to UNM's values: Service, Trust,
Collaboration, and Accountability.
Primary Duties
The Scholarly Communications Officer will be responsible for: assessing
faculty and student scholarly communications needs and making
recommendations to the Library for providing support; leading the Libraries
ejournal publishing initiatives; creating scholarly communications and
copyright resources for librarians, faculty, staff, and students at UNM;
collaborating with the Office of the University Counsel to provide in-depth
guidance for faculty, staff, and students regarding copyright, fair use,
author's rights and related legal and policy issues; serving as an advocate
for new forms and practices of scholarly communications on campus and in
the broader academic community; and conducting workshops and
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