Scientific Publications Coordinator

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Berkeley Lab’s Information Technology (IT) Division has an opening for a Scientific Publications Coordinator!

 

In this role, you will lead all activities related to cataloging, locating, tracking, and ensuring open access to our Scientific Publications.  This position has a key role in developing open access compliance strategies and providing direct support to scientists, administrative staff, and operations stakeholders.  You will work closely with the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information and the California Digital Library to ensure clear communications between all parties.

 

This position will be hired at a level commensurate with the business needs; and skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Serve as the functional lead for the publication management capability and related research tracking tools, as well as the researcher profiles system.

  • Provide assistance to the laboratory community with using the publications system and field publications related questions

  • Track progress towards meeting open access compliance requirements, develop and implement strategies to improve performance, communicate performance to division leadership and key external stakeholders.

  • Work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

  • Work with UC Library (California Digital Library) and DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) to track Laboratory publications and make sure they are properly represented in our official database of record as well as appropriate external repositories (DOE PAGES, eScholarship).


What is Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Library & Information Science or a related field and a minimum of 3 years of related professional experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrated experience working with scholarly publications and an understanding of the publication process through its lifecycle.

  • Demonstrated experience working towards goals and developing plans and strategies to meet those goals.

  • Ability to plan, execute, and report upon projects within your scope of duties with minimal direct daily oversight

  • Demonstrated ability to learn new systems and share that knowledge with others (from a functional user perspective).

 

What We Desire:

  • Demonstrated expertise with a full understanding of area of specialization.

  • Prior experience developing data management plans supporting NSF or other scientific funding source requirements

  • Ability to present research library capabilities & tools to laboratory groups and support periodic Science IT customer outreach

  • Strong interest in science & technology and experience working around this community

  • Prior experience developing requirements or overseeing software development projects.


The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.


Notes:

  • This is a full time, M-F, exempt from overtime pay (monthly paid), 1 year, Term appointment.  This position has the possibility of extension or conversion to Career appointment based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs.

  • Classification will depend upon the applicant's level of skills, knowledge, and abilities.

  • Salary is commensurate with experience.

  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

  • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.


Learn About Us:

Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.


Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities.  To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here.


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Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

 

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