Head of Open Scholarship

at Clemson University (view profile)
Published February 23, 2023
Location Clemson, SC
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
Apply Here https://apply.interfolio.com/121678
Cover Letter Requirements Required
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $80,000
Hourly or Salary? Salary


Clemson Libraries seeks a dynamic, driven, and collaborative Department Head for Open Scholarship to provide leadership and expertise at Clemson Libraries. The Open Scholarship Department includes services such as open educational resources, scholarly communications, experiential learning, research data services, and digital humanities/scholarship.  The department also houses learning spaces including the Scholars’ Lab, the Adobe Studio and Makerspace.

The Department Head of Open Scholarship (OS) will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing a newly created open scholarship department that provides support for digital scholarship, digital literacy, data literacy, digital preservation, faculty research, Open Access initiatives and advocacy, and scholarly communication.  The department head will play an active role in recruiting and retaining faculty librarians and staff for the department. The department head will also collaborate with faculty, administrators, and staff to create meaningful partnerships with campus groups including the Division of Research, Clemson Computing & Information Technology, Graduate School, the Office of General Counsel, etc.  This position requires a high degree of collaborative leadership and initiative and will be critical to the Libraries’ strategic growth as an R1 institution.

Clemson Libraries faculty are members of the academic community, with responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarship, and service. This is a 12-month tenure-track faculty position and works under the direction of the Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning, and Research.

Salary: The minimum starting salary is $80,000 and based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.

For a more detailed position description and to apply, please visit Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/121678.  Applications received by March 20, 2023 will be given full consideration.