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Reporting to the Director of the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS) (, a division of the Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, the Research Data Manager will work closely with the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research, staff within CDRS (particularly the Digital Repository Manager and the Head of the Scholarly Communication Program), data librarians and librarian subject specialists, and others within the Columbia University community on planning, outreach, and policy development to address the data life cycle needs of researchers at Columbia University and its affiliates. S/he will also work closely with the Libraries Digital Program Division staff and the Metadata Librarian on implementation of best practices in data curation, storage, archiving, and preservation.

Required Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

To apply:

For immediate consideration, please submit a cover letter and résumé online at:

One of the world’s leading research universities, Columbia provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a unique intellectual community. Set in the Morningside Heights academic village, Columbia also presents the unmatched dynamism, diversity, and cultural richness of New York City.

The Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS) ( partners with researchers and scholars to share new knowledge. Using innovative new media and digital technologies, CDRS empowers Columbia’s research community with the online tools and services necessary to make the most of scholarly communication, collaboration, data-sharing, and preservation. CDRS is a part of Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, which, grounded in collections of remarkable depth and breadth, are also building extensive electronic resources and services. The Libraries are committed to collegiality, professionalism, innovation, and leadership.

We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and excellent benefits.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Rebecca Kennison, Director
Center for Digital Research and Scholarship
Columbia University
201 Lehman Library
International Affairs Building
420 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10027
Tel.: 212-851-2812

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