Managing Director, Public Knowledge Project and Head, SFU Library Digital Publishing

“Simon Fraser University Library invites applications for the Head of Digital Publishing and Managing Director of the Public Knowledge Project (PKP). Reporting to the Associate Dean of Libraries, Digital Strategy and based at the W.A.C. Bennett Library, Burnaby campus, this full-time continuing position will be responsible for both managing PKP operations and supporting SFU faculty, staff, and students as Head of the Digital Publishing division within the Library….”

Details : RESEARCH CONSULTANT (SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATIONS) : The University of Melbourne

“As Research Consultant (Open Access), you will use your knowledge and expertise of scholarly communications and open scholarship practices to develop and deliver advocacy programs, training activities and guidance to academic and professional staff.  You will accelerate the pace of discovery and global impact for University of Melbourne research by making it accessible to wide and diverse audiences through promoting the Principles for Open Access to Research Outputs at Melbourne. This will require liaising with academic and professional staff; designing user-friendly reports to track open access targets; raising levels of scholarly communication literacy; and co-designing training across the University….”

Open Education Coordinator

“The University of Oklahoma Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and highly motivated individual to serve as the Open Education Coordinator. Successful candidates will have a strong understanding of open educational resources (OER), open licensing, open pedagogy, and the landscape in which these open-enabled domains reside. This position develops strategies for increasing the use of OER and alternative textbook and course material solutions at the University of Oklahoma by leading, planning, implementing, and assessing OU’s Open Education programs and services in support of OU’s goal to reduce the cost of attendance for its students. Reporting to the Director of Open Initiatives and Scholarly Communication within the University Libraries, the Open Education Coordinator manages the Alternative Textbook Grant and otherwise works to increase students’ access to educational resources via creative and inclusive strategies….”

Open Education Coordinator

“The University of Oklahoma Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and highly motivated individual to serve as the Open Education Coordinator. Successful candidates will have a strong understanding of open educational resources (OER), open licensing, open pedagogy, and the landscape in which these open-enabled domains reside. This position develops strategies for increasing the use of OER and alternative textbook and course material solutions at the University of Oklahoma by leading, planning, implementing, and assessing OU’s Open Education programs and services in support of OU’s goal to reduce the cost of attendance for its students. Reporting to the Director of Open Initiatives and Scholarly Communication within the University Libraries, the Open Education Coordinator manages the Alternative Textbook Grant and otherwise works to increase students’ access to educational resources via creative and inclusive strategies….”

Scholarly Publishing Librarian

“The University of Oklahoma Libraries’ Scholarly Publishing Librarian supports day-to-day coordination and completion of scholarly publishing projects, including Open Educational Resource (OER) projects from the OU Libraries Alternative Textbook Grant and open access journals currently using the Open Journal Systems (OJS) platform. The Scholarly Publishing Librarian participates in the planning, development, and implementation of existing and future publishing initiatives. This position interacts with other members of the Open Initiatives team, other OU Libraries personnel, OU faculty and graduate student editors and authors, as well as other representatives of other academic institutions and troubleshoots and streamlines scholarly publishing workflows, responds to platform and/or publishing questions, supports the operations and growth of OU Libraries publishing services, and develops new and innovative ways in which the Libraries can deliver publishing services to support and anticipate emerging modes of scholarly communication. Furthermore, the Scholarly Publishing Librarian exercises independent professional judgement in working with authors, editors, and other stakeholders in the development of publications and publishing operations. This position trains and provides instruction on digital publishing skills and technologies as needed….”

Scholarly Publishing Librarian

“The University of Oklahoma Libraries’ Scholarly Publishing Librarian supports day-to-day coordination and completion of scholarly publishing projects, including Open Educational Resource (OER) projects from the OU Libraries Alternative Textbook Grant and open access journals currently using the Open Journal Systems (OJS) platform. The Scholarly Publishing Librarian participates in the planning, development, and implementation of existing and future publishing initiatives. This position interacts with other members of the Open Initiatives team, other OU Libraries personnel, OU faculty and graduate student editors and authors, as well as other representatives of other academic institutions and troubleshoots and streamlines scholarly publishing workflows, responds to platform and/or publishing questions, supports the operations and growth of OU Libraries publishing services, and develops new and innovative ways in which the Libraries can deliver publishing services to support and anticipate emerging modes of scholarly communication. Furthermore, the Scholarly Publishing Librarian exercises independent professional judgement in working with authors, editors, and other stakeholders in the development of publications and publishing operations. This position trains and provides instruction on digital publishing skills and technologies as needed….”

Institutional Repository Support Assistant (293258)

“The University of Strathclyde has a commitment to boldness and innovation as part of its core institutional values, and we believe that our engagement with Open Access and repository development is a significant example of this commitment. In furtherance of these values the Information Services Directorate of the University is seeking to appoint an Institutional Repository Support Assistant to join our Scholarly Publications & Research Data team. The job role will encompass work within the areas of Green Open Access, including the management of scholarly grey literature, and aspects of Gold Open Access. 

The role will include the use of the University’s current research information system (CRIS) and Strathclyde’s institutional Open Access repository, as well as other systems relevant to the operation of open scholarly communications and open research within an HEI. The job role will involve the description of a wide variety of scholarly content according to established metadata schema, the correction and approval of system metadata and the preparation of digital file content for deposit, exposure and digital preservation. Interpretation of research funder Open Access policies and compliance requirements will be necessary and the applicant should have some knowledge of copyright matters, experience of liaison with academic staff, and advanced skills in the manipulation of digital files. …”

DOAB: Directory of Open Access Books

“The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is looking for a Community manager, responsible for communication and acquisition. This is a full-time position for 12 to 18 months, made possible through SCOSS funding from the French Open Science Committee. DOAB has its office in The Hague in the Netherlands, but the position is open to working remotely from neighboring countries….”

Institutional Repository Manager | Jobs | Imperial College London

“This is an exciting opportunity to join the Open Access section of the Scholarly Communications Management team in a new post to deliver our repository services. As Institutional Repository Manager you will lead in the development of the College’s output repositories to ensure all researchers can make their work available on open access. With the continuing REF open access policy, UKSCL and Plan S being introduced over the next 2-3 years, you will join the team at an interesting time for repository development….”

funding investigator for OPERAS infrastructure

“In the context of OPERAS-P project, dedicated to the structuration of the OPERAS infrastructure, and in collaboration with SPARC Europe, the investigator collects information on the existing funding mechanisms in the open scholarly communication landscape, more particularly in Social Sciences and Humanities. Resources collected (main information: types of funders, name of the organisation, infrastructures, projects) will lead to the design of a data model and the structuration of a knowledge base to be shared amongst OPERAS members and partners. This work takes place in the context of an international collaboration with the international consortium Invest in Open Infrastructure (IOI). First results have to be submitted by July 2020….”