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Librarian

Company: Texas State University
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Number:2022178Posting/Functional Title:Librarian: Data ManagementUniversity Pay Plan Title:LibrarianLocation:San MarcosDepartment:University LibrariesRecruitment Type:Open to AllJob Type:Full-TimeMonthly Salary:Commensurate with experience.Job Category :ExemptRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

  • Masters Degree in Library/Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or a related graduate degree program.
  • Computer literate and technologically adept.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel including compiling statistics and creating reports.
  • Knowledge of data services concepts, such as: development of research data plans, research data repositories, data curation, data publishing, data visualization, open data, and data literacy.
  • Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively as a team member.
  • Strong commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.Preferred Qualifications:
    • 2 years of experience in research data management, data coordination, or academic research.
    • Experience developing and delivering training or workshop presentations.
    • Demonstrated understanding of metadata standards within the context of research data management.
    • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of constituents with varying levels of knowledge and experience, including faculty, librarians, and students in a variety of disciplines.
    • Knowledge of one or more programming languages, such as R, Python, SAS.
    • Experience with research data repository platforms, such as Dataverse.
    • Familiarity with the FAIR guidelines for accessibility and reuse of digital assets.Job Description:The Texas State University Libraries is hiring a Data Management Librarian. Reporting to the Digital Collections Librarian, the successful candidate builds relationships with faculty, staff, and students, promotes data literacy, and develops strategies to meet emerging needs. The person in this role will collaborate with Libraries staff, the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, Information Technology, and other campus partners to build awareness around research data management best practices and data services offered to Texas State University researchers.Job Duties:Provide outreach events and educational instruction, consultations, and workshops to the university community both in-person and online. Collaborate with others in the library and across campus to effectively communicate services available to Texas State University researchers and keep the university community informed about policies and activities related to research data management, funder/publisher requirements, and open research initiatives. Create and manage online resources, including guides and templates within DMPTool.org, to guide research data management best practices. Coordinate development of guidelines and policies for data management and data collection development to meet the needs of the teaching and research community. Maintain currency with data standards, procedures, and practices for data management, funder/publisher compliance, data sharing, metadata, etc., to continuously build expertise and improve services on campus. Participate in professional associations, workshops, conferences, and meetings, and contribute to the advancement of the profession and the status of the University Libraries. Perform other duties as assigned. Job Open Date:12/17/2021Open Until Filled:YesNormal Work Days:Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridayNormal Work Hours Start:8:00AMNormal Work Hours End:5:00PMPosting Notices:YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. Legal and Required Notices:Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.Why work @ Texas State? : Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents! Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more! Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs. An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, youll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.Quick Link:https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/37161

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