The Franklin & Marshall College Library seeks a Research & Scholarly Communications Librarian to contribute to the development of resources and services related to Open Educational Resources, open access, open textbooks, scholarly communication and digital scholarship in the College Library and on the Franklin & Marshall campus. This newly created position will play a key role in the College Library’s outreach, growth, promotion and educational efforts around these topics.
Candidates should have an educational or experiential background in scholarly communication, and a strong belief in the value and future of open scholarly assets in higher education.
The RSCL will report to the Research & Instruction Librarian, and work with many colleagues to participate fully in a period of development in the College Library, which just created and is implementing an ambitious strategic plan. A migration to OCLC’s WMS, new digital collection platforms and a growing interest on campus in open educational resources will allow for the exploration and integration of open scholarly assets in our work.
Additional responsibilities include contributing to services in the Shadek-Fackenthal Library, and working with colleagues in both libraries as needed to support the curriculum and research in assigned academic departments. Our successful candidate will be able to:
Education and Experience:
The complete position advertisement appears on the College careers site, under Professional Staff Opportunities.