This position is part of Becker Medical Library’s team to support researchers and authors at the School of Medicine with publishing and research impact assessment services. This position will oversee the library’s institutional digital repository and provide analysis of bibliometric data and research-related outputs to assist administrators, academic units, and faculty with evaluation, and grant reporting requirements. This is a full-time, exempt position and reports to the Head, Data and Research Computing.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee the administration and development of library-managed institutional repository.
Work as part of a team to collect and analyze data using various data sources and bibliometric methods to report the impact of faculty and institutional publishing and research activities, and provide support for grant applications and renewals.
Provide assistance and develop support materials on scholarly publishing and assessment topics.
Consult with faculty and administrative staff on scholarly publishing issues and policies.
Provide information on options for dissemination, publication and preservation of scholarly works.
Participate in library and university committees/projects to maintain effective library resources and services.
Maintain awareness of trends related to publishing and research impact.
Equivalent of a master's degree in library science or a related area.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Becker Medical Library. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Experience in libraries and/or academic setting.
Demonstrated knowledge of bibliographic and citation databases.
Proficiency with Excel or other spreadsheet/reporting platforms.
The hiring range for this position is $48,087 - $62,517 annually.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.