Partnership Position Available: Editor-in-Chief - Search Extended

Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research is extending the search for the position of Editor-in-Chief until November 30, 2014.

Partnership is one of Canada's leading open access journals serving the library profession. The journal is published by The Partnership, Canada's national network of provincial and territorial library associations. The Editor-in-Chief holds an ex officio position on The Partnership Board and is accountable to the Board.

Under general direction from the Board, The Editor-in-Chief has overall responsibility for journal policy and content; editorial standards; recruiting and training staff; supporting the editors in their work; overseeing production of the journal; marketing, promotion, and fund raising; licensing and copyright issues; and liaison with the online hosting organization.

Although an unpaid, volunteer position, the role of Editor-in-Chief provides excellent potential for networking, professional recognition, and personal development while contributing to the advancement of scholarly communication in Canadian librarianship. Benefits include complimentary registration at the annual OLA Super Conference. The term of appointment is open-ended, but a minimum commitment of three years is expected from the appointee.

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Letters of application stating interest and qualifications, along with a current CV, should be sent to:

Partnership Search Committee

c/o David Fox, Editor-in-Chief


Applications will be reviewed by a search committee consisting of the current Editor-in-Chief and members of The Partnership Board and the Partnership editorial team.