Professional development varies widely to support instructors teaching online and using OER

“Faculty members in the State University of New York system who want to transition from proprietary course materials to open educational resources can take advantage of the OER faculty fellowship, a semester-long series of seminars and workshops that culminates in the creation of a new openly licensed course resource. The program originated in 2014 and has grown since New York state’s substantial investments in OER….”

New York Land Records Indexing Project | New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

“FamilySearch has digitized millions of original pages from counties across the state of New York.

The majority of these records include deeds and mortgages from various county offices covering a wide range of dates, none of which have been digitally indexed before.

This crowd-sourced project will enable anyone with an interest in preserving the records of New York to take part in the largest volunteer effort to index New York’s state records to date….”

SUNY Board of Trustees Open Access Resolution | University Libraries

“On March 22, 2018, the SUNY Board of Trustees passed an Open Access Policy and System Repository Resolution put forward by Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson.

The resolution instructs all SUNY campuses to adopt “an open access policy that recognizes each campus’s unique mission and culture by no later than March 31, 2020”.

On February 6, 2017, Stony Brook University became the first SUNY campus to adopt an open access policy. The SBU Open Access Policy leverages Green Open Access, allowing SBU authors to retain their copyright, publish in the journals of their choice, and share their final peer-reviewed article drafts in an open access repository….”

Hofstra University Faculty/Administration Opportunities

“The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University seeks applications for an anticipated position as Assistant Director of Digital Initiatives & Technical Services. Reporting to the Director of the Law Library, the Assistant Director provides leadership and vision for coordination of digital projects, including but not limited to the law school’s institutional repository….”

Associate Publisher, Open Access : New York, NY, United States

“The main purposes of the Associate Publisher role is to: Assist with the development and execution of a strategic plan for the Biological Sciences portfolio Assist with journal and team budgeting (including but not limited to honoraria, travel, and staffing) Assist with the development and execution of a strategic plan for growth of BioMed Central in key markets….”

Publishers Lunch Job Board: Journal Development Editor – 5281 (#13423)

“The successful candidate will be the primary publishing contact for a suite of open access journals in biomedicine and will take responsibility for growing and developing this portfolio. This involves setting and implementing journal plans, as well as supporting key stakeholders (Editors, authors, reviewers, and societies). It also involves working closely with other members of the Biological Sciences team to acquire new journals in this area. Strategic thinking, excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships are key to the role. This is an exciting and varied position that allows an individual to remain close to the cutting edge of scientific advances and work closely with leading academics, while gaining exposure to all aspects of the industry in a successful and growing open access publishing environment….”

Scholarly Communications Librarian, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

“As part of a dynamic team, the Scholarly Communications Librarian provides expert support in scholarly communications, systematic reviews, biomedical research, and information management to the communities of Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM), NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH), and affiliates.  S/he is a public-facing representative of the Library and is responsible for leading outreach activities and training initiatives….[Responsibilities:] Facilitate researchers in meeting the requirements of the NIH Public Access Policy, locate data available for re-use, advise on appropriate repositories for sharing data, consult on intellectual property issues related to data sets and publications, and assist with grant applications and renewals….”

Mass Digitization Coordinator

“The Digital Imaging Unit of the New York Public Library is hiring a Mass Digitization Coordinator to serve as a primary architect of a range of new digitization streams — e.g. rapid book scanning, high-speed microfilm digitization, and experiments with new approaches — with the goal of dramatically increasing the volume, speed, and range of NYPL’s digitization activities. The Coordinator will also help refine existing workflows and explore new options for large-scale reformatting through vendors and partnerships in order to deliver as much material as possible through the Library’s own online collection portals and other digital library access sites like the HathiTrust Digital Library and the Internet Archive….”

Director, Center for Digital Research and Scholarship

“The Columbia University Libraries seeks a motivated, collaborative, and forward-thinking professional to lead its Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS). 

CDRS works to increase the utility and impact of research produced at Columbia by creating, adapting, implementing, supporting, and sustaining innovative digital tools and publishing platforms for content delivery, discovery, analysis, data curation, and preservation. The Center engages in extensive outreach, education, and advocacy to ensure that the scholarly work produced at Columbia University has a global reach and accelerates the pace of research across disciplines. CDRS is one of five entities that comprise the Digital Programs and Technology Services branch of the Columbia University Libraries….”