Location: Oneonta, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Jan 2 2020 Job Description:
The James M. Milne Library at the SUNY Oneonta invites applications for the position of Scholarly Communications Librarian beginning in Spring 2020. The twelve-month, tenure-track librarian reports to the Head of Access Services and holds the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian. Expectations for this new position include, but are not limited to, coordinating the Library's resources and services related to Open Educational Resources (OER), Open Access (OA), open repositories, scholarly communications, and digital scholarship. To meet tenure-track requirements, the successful candidate will perform effectively as a librarian, serve on library and campus committees, make scholarly contributions to the field, and pursue ongoing professional development.
Milne Library employs 25.5 full-time staff members and is a dynamic, user-centered library that offers comprehensive scholarly collections, a variety of information services, and beautifully-renovated study and research facilities. To learn more about the College or the Milne Library, please visit https://suny.oneonta.edu/ or https://suny.oneonta.edu/milne-library.
Duties include but not limited to: coordinating library services related to OER, OA, open repositories, scholarly communications, and digital scholarship; participating in a dynamic, campus-wide partnership supporting the College's OER and OA initiatives; consulting with faculty on discovering and utilizing curricular materials and library resources to enhance student learning; working with faculty, students and other librarians to raise awareness of, develop, add, and maintain OA content in the SUNY institutional repository; keeping abreast of trends in scholarly communications; serving as liaison to selected academic departments; providing reference services in a night/weekend schedule; participating in occasional Library and/or College weekend events.
Required qualifications: master's degree in library or information sciences from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent credential) at the time of appointment; demonstrated knowledge of scholarly communications practices and/or communities and/or resources as shown in previous experience or course work; evidence of effective communication skills.
Preferred: experience in an academic library or academic setting; teaching experience; practical experience in scholarly communications librarianship; knowledge of copyright and intellectual property issues in the academic environment; demonstrated familiarity with library platforms and/or software; experience working with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.
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Established in 1889 as a state normal school with the sole mission of training teachers, the SUNY College at Oneonta was a founding member of the State University of New York system in 1948. Today, SUNY Oneonta is a multi-purpose comprehensive public college with programs in the liberal arts, sciences, social sciences, and professional studies. The College is known for outstanding and accessible faculty, a campus community committed to academics and service, developing students into life-long learners, and a beautiful campus that helps nurture connections between the upper Susquehanna Valley of rural central New York and our global society.