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POSTED: August 23, 2018

Head of Scholarly Communications, Copyright, and Publishing

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Full time
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The Dartmouth College Library seeks an engaged, collaborative, and forward-thinking leader for the role of Head of Scholarly Communication, Copyright and Publishing. You will have the opportunity to work in a vibrant environment to reframe the ways in which Dartmouth community members share their work with a global audience. Beyond managing the Scholarly Communication team, you will guide and participate in a variety of library publishing initiatives and serve as a vital voice in our Library Management Group and our Open Dartmouth Working Group. In addition to serving as a thought and team leader within the Dartmouth Library, you will work with scholars at various stages of the research process to provide guidance related to key copyright issues, help their scholarship reach wide audiences, and evaluate the impact of their scholarly work. In order to do this effectively, you will oversee the implementation of the necessary infrastructure and ensure that scholars across the College are aware of issues and solutions in the scholarly communication landscape. We expect a successful candidate to be our campus expert and to help shape broader developments in the communities concerned with scholarly communications, particularly within the Ivy Plus libraries confederation.

Review of applications will begin as received and will continue as the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to those submitting applications by September 14; applications will be accepted until position is filled. For the complete position description and to apply online go to:

Required Qualifications • Graduate or professional degree in a relevant field. • 3-5 years experience with scholarly communication, copyright, and publishing in a collaborative, complex environment. • 3-5 years progressively higher leadership and management responsibilities in an academic or research environment. • 3-5 years experience with education and outreach activities to a campus community Preferred Qualifications • Experience with evaluating needs of faculty, students and staff in the areas of scholarly communication, open access, open education, open data, and copyright. • Knowledge of current copyright practices, laws and guidelines. • Knowledge of current scholarly publishing trends, tools and data sources. • Familiarity with the interactions of licensing, copyright, and intellectual property issues • Excellent interpersonal, communication, teaching, and organizational skills • Demonstrated capacity to foster and manage change in a rapidly changing environment and a diverse community. • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a wide variety of small-group and team environments • Experience in successfully presenting educational programs and resources to diverse audiences in informal and formal settings using a wide variety of tools. • Commitment to professional growth and development
Graduate or professional degree in a relevant field.
Founded in 1769 and located in scenic Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth is a private, four-year, coeducational undergraduate college with graduate schools of business, engineering and medicine and 16 graduate programs in the arts and sciences. Dartmouth's mission is to educate the most promising students and to prepare them for a lifetime of learning and of responsible leadership through a faculty dedicated to teaching and the creation of knowledge. At the heart of Dartmouth College is one of the oldest research libraries in the United States. Nine libraries, distributed across various academic centers, house the multi-million volume collection and provide access to a rich array of digital resources supported by a technically robust networked environment.