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University of New Mexico
Scholarly Communications Officer
seminars on copyright and other legal issues important to the creation and
use of scholarly material. The individual in this position will sustain and
further develop the Libraries' leadership role in scholarly communications
across the UNM campus, in areas including, but not limited to, open
access, authors' rights, deposit responsibilities and new forms of
information dissemination. The Scholarly Communications Officer will raise
awareness among library staff and the entire campus community about
emerging trends in scholarly communications and their impact on the
University's and Libraries' missions and will, in collaboration with the Office
of University Counsel, help develop policies, programs, and practices
addressing copyright, open access, and other legal issues in response to
them. The Scholarly Communications Officer will contribute to local,
regional, and national scholarly communications and copyright discussions
and initiatives. The Scholarly Communications Officer will participate in
faculty governance meetings and in library management meetings as
required. The Scholarly Communications Officer will contribute to Library
initiatives that further UNM's commitment to diversity and inclusion. This
position may also provide public service support as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: -Earned Master's degree from an ALA-accredited Library/Information
Science program and
-Two year's experience with legal and regulatory issues associated with
intellectual property and copyright in an academic setting within the last
five years.
Preferred Qualifications: -Earned Juris Doctor degree
-Experience with scholarly communications issues connected to
institutional repositories and publishing
-Experience collaborating with faculty and other campus stakeholders
-Experience planning and facilitating workshops and classes
-Demonstrated knowledge of scholarly communications issues within
higher education
-Excellent oral and written communication skills and
-Demonstrated ability to work effectively with culturally diverse
Posting Date: 05-15-2012
For Best Consideration: 08-31-2012
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Application type required for this position: Faculty Profile
Additional requirements for this position:
Required Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Optional Applicant Documents:
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