Data Services Librarian

at Bucknell University (view profile)
Location Lewisburg, PA, Pennsylvania
Date Posted October 22, 2018
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
Apply Here http://careers.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/496159/data-services-librarian
Twitter Handle BucknellLIT

Description

Bucknell University seeks to hire a Data Services Librarian within Library & Information Technology (L&IT). Reporting to and working closely with the Director of Research Services and Information Literacy, the Data Services Librarian provides comprehensive data services in support of the University’s teaching, learning, and research needs. In this newly created position, the Data Services Librarian will be responsible for designing services and programs to support research data management and data literacy, as well as developing policies and procedures for data curation, sharing, and reuse at Bucknell. As part of the Research Services team, this position will provide instructional and research support for students, faculty, and staff, working closely with data-intensive courses, assignments, and research projects across the disciplines. Additionally, this position will help support Library & IT’s robust programs in GIS and digital scholarship across the University. We seek candidates who embrace flexibility and a willingness to expand or shift their range of responsibilities to meet evolving campus needs.

This is a full time, 12-month, exempt, benefits eligible position.

Job Duties:

  •     Partners with students, faculty, and academic staff to support data-intensive courses, assignments, and research projects across the university
  •     Provides specialized research support to assist patrons in the discovery and use of data
  •     Designs services and programs to support data literacy for undergraduate students
  •     Designs services and programs to support research data management across disciplines
  •     Consults with faculty and other campus partners on the development of data management plans for grant applications
  •     Provides support for use of statistical software packages, such as: SPSS, Stata, R, SAS, Nvivo
  •     Works with appropriate university constituents to develop policies and procedures for data curation, sharing, and reuse at Bucknell
  •     Performs outreach to increase awareness of data services and resources provided by the library
  •     Possibility of liaison duties with one or more academic departments, based on experience and institutional needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  •     American Library Association (ALA) accredited master’s degree
  •     Minimum of 2 years’ experience
  •     Understanding of trends in data management throughout the research lifecycle, including creation, analysis, preservation, access, and reuse of research data
  •     Demonstrated experience with writing and implementing data management plans
  •     Knowledge of federal, open, and proprietary data resources
  •     Demonstrated experience with one or more statistical software packages, such as: SPSS, Stata, R, SAS, Nvivo
  •     Ability to provide reference and instruction services across disciplines
  •     Flexibility and willingness to expand or shift range of responsibilities to meet evolving campus needs
  •     Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with other Library & IT staff, students, faculty, and staff
  •     We seek a candidate whose experience and expertise will contribute to Bucknell’s commitment to diversity and inclusion

Preferred Qualifications:

  •     Strong interest in working with undergraduate students
  •     Additional subject area master’s degree