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Head of Digital Scholarship at Clemson University

Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative and motivated professional to work with a team of vibrant library faculty to envision and implement the library’s technology initiatives. Reporting to the Director, Office of Library Technology, the Head of Digital Scholarship will manage scholarly communications and copyright initiatives, lead institutional repository planning and outreach, and oversee digital production and data management strategies.  This is a 12-month tenure-track position with faculty rank and status.

Requirements

  • ALA-accredited MLS degree or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with issues related to scholarly communications, copyright, digital repositories, and metadata description.
  • Experience in library technologies and applications.
  • Project management experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisory experience.
  • Background in copyright law and/or rights management.
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse groups and communicate ideas effectively.
  • Evidence of, or potential for, professional and/or scholarly activity.

Salary and Benefits: Highly competitive salary and faculty rank based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Location: Clemson University is a major, land-grant, science and engineering-oriented research university in a college-town setting along a dynamic Southeastern corridor.  Ranked as one of America’s Top Universities by U.S. News & World Report, Clemson is an inclusive, student-centered community characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit, and a competitive drive to excel. Centrally located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains, Clemson is located in one of the fastest-growing areas of SC, and a short two-hour drive to major destination cities in Charlotte and Atlanta.  The upstate SC region provides a highly desirable quality of life setting in which to pursue professional goals.

Application process: Prepare a letter of interest to the search committee directly addressing the requirements for the position, and attach a personal résumé and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.  Submit the package electronically as a single attachment in MS word or PDF format to lizm@clemson.edu.  Applications received by January 31, 2013 will be guaranteed consideration.

Email lizm@clemson.edu to apply for this job.

Timothy A. Lepczyk

Tim is an instructional technologist and former librarian. On the side, he writes fiction and poetry, and publishes the magazine Scintilla. You can follow him on Twitter at @thirdcoast.

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