Reporting to the Digital Repositories Librarian, the Research Data Librarian
will participate in University Libraries efforts to map and integrate the
library, its services and resources, to Virginia Tech's research enterprise.
The incumbent willsplit time between supporting the
library's digital services (e.g. virtual research communities, VTechWorks
repository, data management) and applied research for externally funded
research projects. Virginia Tech University Libraries is looking for a service
oriented, energetic, motivated individual with an entrepreneurial spirit to
work in a team-based environment to advance its strategic directions, goals,
Required: MLIS from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent advanced degree;
working knowledge of metadata for digital collections; experience with digital
projects; experience with DSpace, Fedora, or other repository software;
excellent communication and project management skills; ability to set
priorities and make deadlines.
Preferred: BS in a scientific field, such as physics, or biological, chemical,
earth, or life sciences.
Background in computer science or experience with computational methods and
techniques.Working knowledge of metadata, specifically for
scientific research data.Familiarity with linked open data,
semantic web technologies, and exchange protocols.Record of
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