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EBLIP Journal - Call for Communications Officer

  • 1.  EBLIP Journal - Call for Communications Officer

    Posted Mar 20, 2022 08:10 PM
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    Call for Applicants for EBLIP Journal: Communications Officer

    Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP), a peer reviewed open access journal published since 2006, seeks to fill the position of Communications Officer. The successful candidate will be expected to begin their role by June 2022 and serve a three-year term (with possibility of renewal).

    The Communications Officer will be responsible for:

    • Developing and implementing a communications plan for the journal.
    • Developing, designing, writing, and editing material to promote the journal in collaboration with the Editor-in-Chief. This can include email messages to mail lists, postings on social media, and announcements in the EBLIP journal.
    • Communicating and consulting with the Editor-in-Chief on a regular basis.
    • Attending Editorial Board meetings via Zoom on a quarterly basis.
    • Ensuring that all deadlines are met

    The ideal candidate for Communications Officer will have skills and knowledge in areas of communications, preferably in the scholarly/academic realm. Excellent written communication skills in English are required. Experience with social media, developing and executing communication plans, and an interest in evidence based librarianship and open access are considered assets. This position requires dedicated time on a regular basis, and it is therefore essential that interested persons ensure available time to devote to this position prior to applying. It is estimated that the workload is approximately 5-10 hours per month.

    Interested persons should send a resume/CV and cover letter indicating areas of strength they would bring to the role to Ann Medaille, Editor-in-Chief, at amedaille@unr.edu by April 15, 2022. Please email Ann with any questions.

    **Please note that Evidence Based Library and Information Practice is a non-profit, open access journal, and all positions are voluntary and unpaid.

    About the journal:

    Published quarterly and hosted by the University of Alberta, this peer-reviewed, open access journal is targeted at all library and information professionals interested in an evidence based model of practice. By facilitating access to librarianship research via original research articles and evidence summaries of relevant research from the library literature, Evidence Based Library and Information Practice enables librarians to practice their profession in an evidence based manner. Please visit the Evidence Based Library and Information Practice web site (https://journals.library.ualberta.ca/eblip/index.php/EBLIP) for further information about the journal.



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    Samantha Sheplawy
    Editorial Assistant
    Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Journal
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