Institutional Repository Outreach Librarian

at University of Alabama at Birmingham (view profile)
Published May 16, 2022
Location Birmingham, Alabama
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
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Education Requirements American Library Association (ALA) accredited master’s degree or other advanced degree(s) appropriate to the position
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency 52,000
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Libraries seek an innovative and creative Institutional Repository Outreach Librarian to grow and maintain the libraries’ new Digital Commons repository, an open access digital repository platform for publishing and preserving the scholarly research and creative achievements of the UAB community. The primary responsibilities for the position include developing and managing the UAB Digital Commons institutional repository in collaboration with faculty and staff from Technology and Technical Services, liaising with reference librarians and UAB faculty and staff regarding content deposit, and performing outreach to expand institutional repository services and awareness. The successful candidate will lead the UAB Libraries in promoting UAB Digital Commons throughout the campus.

This position falls within the UAB Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC) and will report to the Associate Dean for Research and Scholarly Communication. This person will work collaboratively with other library departments to promote the use and awareness of the institutional repository. This is a 12-month non-tenure track faculty position at the initial rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

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UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.