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Stanford Graduate School of Business


Residing in Silicon Valley, the heart of innovation, Stanford GSB has built a global reputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. We provide students a transformative leadership experience, push the boundaries of knowledge with faculty research, and offer a portfolio of entrepreneurial and non-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We strive to change lives, change organizations, and change the world.


The Stanford Graduate School of Business Library invites applications and nominations for the newly created position of Scholarly Publishing Manager. The Scholarly Publishing Manager provides two main services: 1) development and growth of the GSB’s scholarly digital content management system, and 2) supporting the growing research output and publishing needs of GSB scholars, along with Stanford’s Open Access program. This publishing and outreach role facilitates faculty-created and other research collections, along with digital archival and special collections materials. Manages scholarly output, including workflow, copyright services, open access and rights management, ORCID identity support, and cataloging and preservation. Works closely with the web team, Collections Director, Systems Engineer, faculty, and staff.


The incumbent will be responsible for the day to day operations of the digital repository. On a tactical level, this means efficiently building and cataloging digital collections. A more strategic aspect includes establishing policies and procedures, and setting priorities in consultation with Library Leadership, collections specialists, IT specialists, and GSB and University partners. The role requires a deep understanding of digital content creation, content management systems, knowledge of metadata and digitization standards, rules and tools, as well as the ability to work with and define requirements for web developers and systems engineers.


Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Populate and manage the Research Hub’s digital content management system; leverage partnerships with IT in the library and IT across campus
  • Ingest and catalog a wide range of digital materials according to national standards
  • Digitize archival materials in analog formats, and convert obsolete digital formats
  • Train and manage student workers to assist with digitization projects
  • Work closely with faculty to support their publication and digital archiving needs
  • Support the publication, knowledge dissemination, and preservation aspects of the Research Lifecycle
  • Coordinate GSB scholarly output and workflow, including cataloging and preservation
  • Collaborate with GSB and other university entities involved in research publication workflows (White Papers, Case Studies, Working Papers, etc.)
  • Support GSB participation in Open Access Policy, including ORCID support; partner with University Scholarly Publishing Initiatives and Stanford Digital Repository
  • Develop metrics to assess and improve research publication impact
  • Develop policies and propose plans for sustainable and inclusive scholarly publication services that support all aspects of the research lifecycle, from pre-publication to broad dissemination and archival preservation
  • Conceive and develop digital exhibitions, including selection of materials, design of exhibit, preparation of related publications, etc.  
  • Collaborate with library, faculty, and staff to provide services to patrons
  • Participate in local, regional, and national initiatives or meetings related to research lifecycle management activities and services.


To be successful in this position, you will bring:

  • Advanced Degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries and five years of experience in a relevant academic setting or a combination of education and relevant experience, with evidence of capacity to work at a high level of responsibility. A postgraduate degree in a related discipline may be required or substituted for a master’s degree in information science.
  • Experience with all aspects of digital repository management
  • Experience with scholarship repositories, scholarly impact metrics, content management systems, and knowledge of online publishing standards
  • Demonstrated bibliographic expertise
  • Ability to manage projects, develop policies or drive library initiatives across functional lines
  • Consistent display of excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and negotiate issues with people from different parts of the University.
  • Demonstrated initiative in fostering new ideas and implementing change
  • Evidence of professional contribution and achievement beyond the library may be expected at this rank.


In addition, our preferred requirements include:

  • A second Masters or PhD. in information science, or a related disciplinary field in the Social Sciences or Humanities. 


*The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. 

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Why Stanford is for You

The Stanford Graduate School of Business Library is a highly valued partner in teaching, research, and learning at a globally renowned school within a great research university. The Library provides significant collaborative opportunities in support of faculty and students in several graduate degree programs

The Stanford campus sits on over 8,000 acres in the heart of California’s Bay Area, one of the most intellectually dynamic and culturally diverse areas of the nation. Palo Alto has a pedestrian and bicycle-friendly town center with an abundance of shopping and dining options, while the urban centers of San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland are all within a 50 mile radius. Outdoor enthusiasts will find a year-round temperate climate with local hiking trails, redwoods, mountains, the San Francisco Bay, and the Pacific coast all competing for their attention.

Stanford’s dedicated 16,000 staff come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our generous perks align with what matters to you:

  • Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a Ted Talk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
  • A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
  • A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
  • Discovery and fun. Visit campus gardens, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cell phones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!

We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.


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