Data Services Librarian

at Boston College (view profile)
Location Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Date Posted January 27, 2019
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.

Boston College Libraries is seeking a collaborative, innovative, and knowledgeable individual with experience working with research data analysis, curation, and management to support the data-intensive needs of faculty, staff, and students at Boston College. The Data Services Librarian will collaborate closely with a team of library staff to expand the data support services that the Boston College Libraries offer.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide advice and support for projects related to data collection, cleaning, analysis, curation, documentation, and management and will be asked to establish working relationships with stakeholders across the university research enterprise. S/he will be responsible for providing training sessions on these topics and presenting to groups across campus about the Libraries’ data services. The successful candidate will also be up-to-date on trends, sources, and issues in open and public scholarship, including open access, data, education, and open source tools, and will have hands-on experience with the key tools and techniques in the field.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $61,400 to $76,750; salary commensurate with relevant experience.

This position requires an advanced degree in a data-intensive field or a Master's Degree in library science, or relevant work experience.

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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