Friday, September 23, 2011

Assistant/Associate Librarian (Scholarly Communications)

Grand Valley State University Libraries seek energetic and innovative candidates for the position of Scholarly Communications Outreach Coordinator. This 12-month, tenure-track position is responsible for collaborating with liaison librarians and campus faculty to facilitate the ongoing development of the University Libraries' ScholarWorks @ GVSU institutional repository. The successful candidate also assists with the management and execution of the library's rapidly growing scholarly communications programs. An ALA-accredited MLIS, two years of academic library experience, exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work in a team environment, and knowledge of scholarly communications and copyright issues are required.

Salary range is commensurate with experience. GVSU librarians enjoy a comprehensive benefit package, including support for professional development.

A complete position description, as well as required qualifications and application information can be found at Review of applications will begin October 24 and continue until filled. Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Grand Valley State University is a public comprehensive university located in western Michigan with campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids, and Holland, plus centers in Muskegon and Traverse City. The University attracts nearly 25,000 students with high quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities, including the Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons scheduled to open in Fall 2013. The greater Grand Rapids metropolitan area has a population of over one million, is rich in cultural activities, and is in easy driving distance of superb summer and winter recreational venues. 


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