Scholarly Publishing Manager | Stanford Graduate School of Business Library

By IS Lab November 24, 2021

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Stanford, California, The Stanford Graduate School of Business Library invites applications and nominations for the newly created position of Scholarly Publishing Manager. The Scholarly Publishing Manager provides two main services: 1) development and growth of the GSB’s scholarly digital content management system, and 2) supporting the growing research output and publishing needs of GSB scholars, along with Stanford’s Open Access program. This publishing and outreach role facilitates faculty-created and other research collections, along with digital archival and special collections materials. Manages scholarly output, including workflow, copyright services, open access and rights management, ORCID identity support, and cataloging and preservation. Works closely with the web team, Collections Director, Systems Engineer, faculty, and staff.
 
The incumbent will be responsible for the day to day operations of the digital repository. On a tactical level, this means efficiently building and cataloging digital collections. A more strategic aspect includes establishing policies and procedures, and setting priorities in consultation with Library Leadership, collections specialists, IT specialists, and GSB and University partners. The role requires a deep understanding of digital content creation, content management systems, knowledge of metadata and digitization standards, rules and tools, as well as the ability to work with and define requirements for web developers and systems engineers.
 
Your primary responsibilities include:

Populate and manage the Research Hub’s digital content management system; leverage partnerships with IT in the library and IT across campus
Ingest and catalog a wide range of digital materials according to national standards
Digitize archival materials in analog formats, and convert obsolete digital formats
Train and manage student workers to assist with digitization projects
Work closely with faculty to support their publication and digital archiving needs
Support the publication, knowledge dissemination, and preservation aspects of the Research Lifecycle
Coordinate GSB scholarly output and workflow, including cataloging and preservation
Collaborate with GSB and other university entities involved in research publication workflows (White Papers, Case Studies, Working Papers, etc.)
Support GSB participation in Open Access Policy, including ORCID support; partner with University Scholarly Publishing Initiatives and Stanford Digital Repository
Develop metrics to assess and improve research publication impact
Develop policies and propose plans for sustainable and inclusive scholarly publication services that support all aspects of the research lifecycle, from pre-publication to broad dissemination and archival preservation
Conceive and develop digital exhibitions, including selection of materials, design of exhibit, preparation of related publications, etc.  
Collaborate with library, faculty, and staff to provide services to patrons
Participate in local, regional, and national initiatives or meetings related to research lifecycle management activities and services.

Advanced Degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries and five years of experience in a relevant academic setting or a combination of education and relevant experience, with evidence of capacity to work at a high level of responsibility. A postgraduate degree in a related discipline may be required or substituted for a master’s degree in information science.
Experience with all aspects of digital repository management
Experience with scholarship repositories, scholarly impact metrics, content management systems, and knowledge of online publishing standards
Demonstrated bibliographic expertise
Ability to manage projects, develop policies or drive library initiatives across functional lines
Consistent display of excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and negotiate issues with people from different parts of the University.
Demonstrated initiative in fostering new ideas and implementing change
Evidence of professional contribution and achievement beyond the library may be expected at this rank.

 
In addition, our preferred requirements include:

A second Masters or PhD. in information science, or a related disciplinary field in the Social Sciences or Humanities. 

 
*The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. 
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. 
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.