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CDL Job Opening: Publications Manager

To support the continued success of our thriving open access publishing program, the California Digital Library at the University of California is currently seeking candidates for a new eScholarship Publications Manager position. The successful candidate will collaborate with librarians and researchers across the 10-campus UC system to help manage a well-established journals publishing program and to cultivate new publishing projects with a particular focus on the humanities, social sciences, as well as other fields and researchers who are underserved by the traditional publishing marketplace. As part of the larger publishing team at CDL, which includes an additional Publications Manager, the candidate will also develop outreach and engagement programming to support best practices among our existing eScholarship publications, including a list of over 90 actively publishing journals.

In addition to a deep familiarity with trends and issues in scholarly communication, the successful candidate will also possess:

  • Knowledge of journal management best practices
  • Familiarity with manuscript management software, such as Open Journal Systems or Janeway
  • Enthusiasm for open access publishing and open source software
  • Experience providing technical support to end users
  • Strong outreach and communication skills

CDL welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications from individuals from underrepresented groups. CDL seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University of California, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

CDL offices are located in downtown Oakland, CA. This position may be eligible for remote work. This position is not available for sponsorship.

Salary range is $95,000 – $100,000, commensurate with experience, plus benefits.
The first review date for this job is April 3, 2022. The position will be open until filled.
Applications must be submitted via the UCOP Jobs site.

If you have any questions about this position, you are encouraged to contact the hiring manager: Justin Gonder, Senior Product Manager, Publishing justin.gonder@ucop.edu

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