Data Services Librarian
UNC Greensboro
Kenilworth, Greensboro, US
3d ago

UNC Greensboro University Libraries invites applications for the position of Data Services Librarian. This person will support data initiatives at UNC Greensboro.

We are looking for a learning-oriented creative problem solver with a strong public service ethic and an interest in teaching and outreach.

The incumbent will create and implement effective and sustainable programs to meet the needs of faculty and researchers, undergraduate and graduate students, and library staff.

Reporting to the Head of Research, Outreach and Instruction, this person will work as part of a department of ten librarians and three staff members in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

In this role, the incumbent will also collaborate with personnel in departments across the University Libraries, including Technical Services, Special Collections and University Archives, and Electronic Resources and Information Technology (ERIT).

This is a twelve-month tenure-track faculty position. Demonstrated professional achievement including scholarly / creative activity are required for reappointment and tenure.

Responsibilities :

Provide outreach and promotion for data services to faculty, students, and the community

Provide in-depth research consultations on data discovery, data curation, and data management practices

Provide course-integrated instruction and standalone workshops on data-related topics

Engage with campus partners to make digital and scholarly data work openly discoverable, accessible, and reusable

Serve as a liaison to relevant social sciences disciplines, which includes providing course-integrated information literacy instruction, research consultations, and collection development

Teach data literacy skills to a variety of audiences and stay abreast of data literacy trends

Support liaisons in all disciplines with data discovery needs

Minimum Qualifications

Requirements :

Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences from an ALA-accredited institution

Experience with data discovery in a variety of disciplines

Demonstrated knowledge of data management, curation, and preservation principles and practices

Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member to solve problems

Experience with data management applications (e.g., R, SAS, or SPSS)

Knowledge of data literacy

Knowledge of open data, data repositories, and the data life cycle

Willingness to learn new statistical analysis tools or other relevant tools as needed

Demonstrated commitment to principles of diversity and to serving underrepresented populations.

Professional experience working with research data and / or in an academic library

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications :

Experience in an academic or research library

Professional experience working with data

Experience with preparing data for analysis, visualization, and other procedures

Tenure Status Tenure Track Special Instructions to Applicants

Salary and Benefits :

This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure track position. The salary for the position is competitive and is contingent upon the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

Standard benefits include state or optional (including TIAA-CREF) retirement plans, state health plan and 24 vacation days per year.

Application Procedures :

Upload an application letter addressing qualifications, along with a current curriculum vita and the names of three recent professional references.

Preference will be given to applications received by May 11, 2020. The position will remain open until filled. The start date is negotiable.

UNCG has a strong commitment to serve its highly diverse community. As such, UNCG welcomes applications from women, underrepresented racial / ethnic minority group members, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who would enrich the University’s mission.

UNCG is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Recruitment Range The salary for the position is competitive and is contingent upon the qualifications and experience. Org #-Department University Libraries - 11601 Job Open Date 03 / 30 / 2020 For Best Consideration Date 05 / 11 / 2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes FTE 1.

000 Type of Appointment Permanent Time Limited Duration Number of Months per Year 12 FLSA Exempt

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