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[BOAI] Job opening: LIBER Open Access Project Officer

From: Susan Reilly <Susan.Reilly AT>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2014 12:19:08 +0000

LIBER Open Access Project Officer

Would you like to play a role in the shaping of the future of open access 
publishing and policy?

Are you attracted to working in an international environment?

Are you a highly motivated individual with strong communication and 
organisational skills?

LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche/Association of European 
Research Libraries) represents over 400 member institutions and organisations 
from more than forty countries and is the principal association of European 
research libraries. LIBER has an exciting and dynamic future programme. Its 
current strategic goals are in the areas of scholarly communication and 
research infrastructures, reshaping research libraries to meet future needs, 
advocacy and communications, library management, and the development of 
services and facilities for European researchers.

LIBER is currently recruiting an Open Access Project Officer to implement its 
current and future portfolio of open access projects. The Open Access Project 
Officer will design and manage a 2 year Article Processing Charges(APC) funding 
pilot in collaboration with OpenAire.

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the cutting edge of open access policy 
and the development of best practice for the management of APC funds.

The successful candidate will be an highly motivated, with a strong service 
orientation and proven ability to communicate with a broad range of 
stakeholders. S/he will be passionate about open access and cognisant of the 
challenges associated with the shift from subscription models to Gold open 
access publishing.
A full job description is available here:

Terms and conditions of employment

The appointment(F/T) will be for 2 years. The post will be located in the LIBER 
Office in the National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague. Occasional 
travel outside The Netherlands will be required.

Salary will be based on Scale 10: minimum 2512 to maximum gross 3804 per month 
fulltime, plus a vacation allowance of 8%, and a December allowance of 8.33%. 
In addition you will be entitled to 42 days holiday per year. The Labour 
Agreement is based on the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Research 
Centres (

Out-of-hours working, including occasional weekends, will also be expected in 
association with conferences and meetings.

For further information contact Susan Reilly, LIBER Interim Executive Director: 
e-mail: susan.reilly AT<mailto:susan.reilly AT>.


Interested? Please send your CV with a covering letter in English to: 
susan.reilly AT<mailto:susan.reilly AT>. Please mention 
clearly your phone number and skype ID.

Applications from LIBER members or other individuals wishing to work on 
secondment are strongly encouraged.

Deadline for applications: 4th of December 2014. Skype interviews will be held 
on the week of the 15th of  December (to be confirmed).

Susan Reilly
Interim Executive Director
susan.reilly AT<mailto:susan.reilly AT>
+31 70 314 07 29
Twitter:  AT skreilly
[Liber logo blue2]Re-inventing the Library for the Future

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