Open until filled

Date Posted

December 21, 2018


Non tenure track


Commensurate with experience

Employment Type



Provide leadership for open scholarship, scholarly identities, research metrics, as well as open access publishing.  Serve as the lead librarian for open educational resources (OER) support, including supervision of the open textbook grant program.  Participate in development of a new Digital Scholarship Center as part of the UW Libraries 2018-2022 Strategic Plan. Collaborate closely with library and university faculty and departments (including the Office of Research & Economic Development, the Honors College, and the Office of Graduate Education) to identify opportunities for open scholarship. Support the digital communications requirements of the university’s undergraduate curriculum. Coordinate with library systems staff and university IT to identify and support digital platforms related to student and/or faculty scholarship. Provide training on open scholarship for librarians, staff, faculty and students.

This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Scholarship & Research.

UW Libraries are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage applications from minority candidates, candidates with disabilities, and those with experience working in a multicultural environment.  Diversity resources for the University of Wyoming and the community of Laramie can be found at  For more information on UW Libraries, please visit

Required qualifications:

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Application and salary:

Review of applications will begin on 1/28/2018 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated.  Minimum salary is $52,000 dependent on qualifications and experience; 12-month appointment, 22 days vacation; sick leave, group health insurance, state and TIAA-CREF retirement plans, no state income tax.  Please direct questions to Chad Hutchens at 307-766-5560 or e-mail


Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.  Apply online at the following link:


UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.   

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email

Welcome to Laramie

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit