Website Stellenbosch University

Job Description:

Providing client service in terms of assisting researchers, staff and students with issues related to Open Access publishing;

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing strategic goals and action plans related to Scholarly Communication;
  • Evaluating and developing the Library’s Open Access initiatives;
  • Open Access administration, including reviewing policies and managing publishers’ accounts;
  • Publishers and consortia relationship management;
  • Quality assurance and evaluation regarding Scholarly Communication;

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in negotiating contracts and agreements regarding Open Access with publishers or other role players;
  • Data analysis/visualisation experience, including Excel, Tableau or Power BI;
  • At least five years’ relevant experience in an academic or research library environment;
  • Copyright and licensing experience;
  • Thorough knowledge of Open Access and Scholarly Communication;
  • Middle management skills.

Job Details:

Company: Stellenbosch University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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