“The Scholarly Communications Librarian is a part of Randall Library’s newly developed Scholarly Research Services team designed to support UNCW’s recently elevated status as a doctoral university and will serve as Randall Library’s functional expert on scholarly communications. This position works to inform and educate UNCW faculty, staff, and students on the evolving scholarly landscape and will coordinate the vision, planning, and implementation of the Library’s scholarly communications program. This position will coordinate the Library’s open access initiatives, serve as a campus resource on issues and trends relevant to intellectual property, copyright, fair use, and author rights, and collaborate with liaison librarians to assist faculty with articulating research impact and managing scholarly reputation utilizing appropriate research metrics.
The Scholarly Communications Librarian will also lead the Library’s institutional repository initiatives through promotion and solicitation of content from students and faculty by overseeing the ingest of scholarly content to NCDOCKS, UNCW’s institutional repository, including the creation of metadata, communication with authors, and development/administration of author profiles.
The Scholarly Communications Librarian identifies, develops, and promotes awareness of strategic scholarly communications initiatives through outreach, education, training, and collaborative projects. This position will develop and maintain collaborative relationships with faculty, students, and staff inside and outside of Randall Library….”