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The California Digital Library is housed under the University of California Office of the President (UCOP).

Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing

CDL’s Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing will lead and manage systemwide licensing activities for digital scholarly content on behalf of the University of California Libraries, including responsibility for a $40M+ licensed content portfolio and oversight of all phases of licensing activity from inception through acquisitions and ongoing management. Working in close collaboration with CDL’s Associate Executive Director / Director of Collection & Development Management, the Assistant Director manages and provides strategic and operational direction to a distributed licensing and collection services staff of 12+ FTE in two primary locations (Oakland and UC San Diego) and is a key collaborator in developing strategic directions for the CDL collections program as a whole.

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Licensed Content Development Coordinator

CDL’s Licensed Content Development Coordinator has primary responsibility for negotiating with vendors and working with librarians across the UC system to build and maintain worldclass licensed collections on behalf of all ten UC campuses.  Reporting to the Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing and working in a highly collaborative environment, the licensed content development coordinator will work synergistically across UC to support and facilitate a dynamic, future-oriented licensed collections program.

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Open Access Publisher Agreements Manager

The Open Access Publisher Agreements Manager will collaborate with other members of the CDL team and campus library partners to develop and implement publisher agreements that enable open access publishing by UC researchers.  The Publisher Agreements Manager will manage the implementation of these agreements, including interfacing with publisher representatives, coordinating across the ten UC campus libraries, collaborating with other stakeholders to develop new workflows and put these transformative agreements into practice, and coordinating and participating in outreach and assessment activities for these agreements.

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Open Access Data Analyst

The Open Access Data Analyst will work closely with the Open Access Collection Strategist to conduct complex data analysis in support of negotiations for transformative agreements at the California Digital Library and other partner institutions.  The Data Analyst will gather and synthesize data about publication patterns, subscription terms, financial transactions, and other relevant information into reports and visualizations that can communicate key insights to negotiators, library administrators, and other stakeholders.  The world of scholarly communication is changing rapidly, and the Data Analyst will play a key role in developing and applying data-driven insights to help us understand the world we’re in and us shape the world we want to create.

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Publishing Systems Developer

Reporting to the Senior Product Manager, Publishing, this position will work collaboratively with senior developers as well as product and service managers to build and maintain innovative open access (and mostly open source) scholarly publishing infrastructure. Key among these platforms are eScholarship (UC’s open access publishing and institutional repository platform) and integrated submission management systems used by researchers and editors to produce and publish original academic journals and to make previously published works available to the world.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.