[Web4lib] Job Posting: Instituational Repository Coordinator

Dean James dean.james at exch.library.tmc.edu
Mon Aug 4 10:30:41 EDT 2008

My apologies for cross-posting.....


Institutional Repository Coordinator 

The Houston Academy of Medicine - Texas Medical Center (HAM-TMC) Library
seeks an innovative and energetic Institutional Repository Coordinator.
This individual will be responsible for managing the Library's
institutional repository, DigitalCommons at The Texas Medical Center,
developing and implementing marketing / promotion efforts, generating
long-term and strategic planning and providing support for scholarly
communication activities and tools. This position reports to the
Associate Director for Collections Management and will be an integral
member of a work team that guarantees the effective delivery of print
and electronic information to the scholars, students, and researchers
that make up the diverse community in the Texas Medical Center. 

Responsibilities and Duties: 

* Oversees day-to-day management of the institutional repository,
including adding new content and editing existing content 

* Supports established institutional repository guidelines, including
submission rules and the development of new communities, and create new
guidelines as required 

* Develops procedures and analyze policies to ensure consistency and
accuracy of the information in the institutional repository 

* Creates and implements a comprehensive marketing strategy 

* Develops both the long-term and strategic tactical plan 

* Responsible for the Library's scholarly communication activities,
including providing workshops and instruction 



A graduate degree in Library or Information Science from a program
accredited by the American Library Association and three or more years
of library experience. 


* Prime knowledge of copyright issues as they relate to scholarly

* Demonstrated initiative and a firm commitment to public service 

* Superior knowledge about scholarly communication issues and strong
interest in pursuing the development of alternative publishing venues
for faculty and students 

* Great analytical and problem-solving skills 

* Excellent communication skills, including effective presentation and
promotional abilities 

* First-rate technical writing and documentation expertise 

* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision 


The HAM-TMC Library offers a complete benefits package which includes
health, dental, life and long-term disability insurance. In addition to
a comprehensive benefits package, the Library provides paid holidays,
vacation, a monthly transportation subsidy and a retirement plan. 

The HAM-TMC Library is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
institution providing access to employment without regard to age, race,
color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's
status, political affiliation, or disability. 

Starting salary range: $45,000 - $50,000 


Please email CV or Resume and cover letter addressing qualifications to:

Andrea Thomas, Human Resources Specialist 

Houston Academy of Medicine - Texas Medical Center Library 

1133 John Freeman Boulevard 

Houston, Texas 77030 

Fax #: 713.799.7129 

Email: andrea.thomas at exch.library.tmc.edu 



Dean James, Ph.D., M.S.L.S.

Assistant Director, Collections Management

Houston Academy of Medicine-

Texas Medical Center Library

1133 John Freeman Blvd.

Houston, TX  77030

(P) 713-799-7122; (F) 713-799-7180

Email: dean.james at exch.library.tmc.edu
<mailto:dean.james at exch.library.tmc.edu> 

http://resource.library.tmc.edu <http://resource.library.tmc.edu/> 



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