Scholarly Communication and Research Data Management Librarian North Bay , ON


Scholarly Communication and Research Data Management Librarian

Harris Learning Library, Nipissing University/Canadore College

Reporting to the Executive Director, Library Services, the Scholarly Communication and Research Data Management Librarian will support research, teaching and learning by providing leadership and guidance with scholarly communication, data services, Creative Commons licensing, Open Educational Resources, and research data management.

The scope of responsibilities include developing, and implementing policies, procedures and best practices for the provision of scholarly communication, bibliometrics, altmetrics, research data acquisition, creation, research information management, curation and preservation. Related responsibilities include promote awareness of Open Access scholarship, scholarly publishing options, author rights, maps and geospatial resources, and access/management of government documents. Other duties include reviewing, assessing and management of software systems and tools specific to scholarly communication and research data management, liaising activities with subject areas, programs and disciplines, collection development, providing information literacy sessions and reference service. Work in collaboration with Managers, the Executive Director, library staff, faculty and staff of Nipissing University and Canadore College.

The successful candidate will possess a Master of Library and Information Studies from an ALA-accredited program, combined with two to three years relevant experience in an academic library. Strong analytical and problem solving skills are also required.

Review of applications will begin in Fall 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit their letter of application and resume electronically to

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Please note that only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.

Nipissing University is committed to employment equity and strongly encourages applications, which may include self-identification in a covering letter, from Indigenous persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons who identify as LGBTQ2+, and visible minorities

Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Closes: 29 October, 2020

Nipissing University
North Bay , ON