Manage manual and automated workflows for processing new publications, presentations, scholarly and creative activities from faculty, researchers and students to support the UA Faculty Publications collection, theses and dissertations, and other repository collections as directed.
Research publisher copyright agreements and licenses using tools such as SHERPA/RoMEO and publisher websites.
Analyze and interpret policies to determine eligibility of items for deposit into the UA Campus Repository.
Communicate with publishers, faculty authors, campus partners, and colleagues regarding policies and permissions.
Acquire content for the repository, provide descriptive metadata to conform to local and international requirements and standards, and upload content into the UA Campus Repository.
Administer quality control for descriptive metadata and validate content uploaded by submitters, including students, faculty and campus partners.
Train and oversee student employees supporting repository work.
Perform repository administrator functions such as setting up new collections, adding/removing permissions, customizing collection workflows and metadata forms in consultation with colleagues, and creating statistical and usage reports.
Participate in open access initiatives, repository service development and digital projects; including promotion and marketing efforts.
The Office of Digital Innovation & Stewardship supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Strong customer service orientation, initiative, flexibility and follow through.
Ability to work cooperatively as well as independently in a busy fast paced environment.
Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to exercise good judgement and consult colleagues when appropriate and as needed.
Excellent analytical, time management, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work in a highly collaborative and inclusive environment, one that values and leverages the benefits of diverse perspectives.
Positive attitude and strong demonstration of Our Values: Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Diversity, Innovation, and Integrity.
Demonstrated familiarity with or interest in issues in higher education.
Demonstrated familiarity with or interest in the scholarly communication process.
Demonstrated familiarity with or interest in open access initiatives.
Experience using DSpace or another repository platform.
Experience with metadata application in digital collection repositories in alignment with local and national standards and best practices.