Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research invites applications for the following positions:

1)      Editor-in-Chief

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.

For complete details, visit: https://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/perj/announcement/view/92#.VCoEVnx0zIU

2)      Viewpoints Editor

Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, and working in a collegial atmosphere with a team of sixteen other dedicated Partnership staff members, this is an unpaid, volunteer position on one of Canada’s leading open access journals serving the library and information profession. The position 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 initial term of appointment is two years (renewable).

The Viewpoints section of
 Partnership solicits articles expressing opinions on current or topical issues in library and information practice. The intent is to engage readers and to stimulate interest and provoke discussion. Submissions are subject to editorial review.

For complete details, visit: https://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/perj/announcement/view/91#.VCoFXHx0zIU

The application deadline for both positions is October 31, 2014.

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
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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.