The Colorado State University Libraries is seeking a
collaborative, innovative, andservice-oriented librarian to
provide support for the teaching, research, and
datamanagement needs of the campus community. The Data
Management Librarian is part ofa team that leads the
development, management, and promotion of campus
andcooperative digital collections and repository services.
This position offers an excitingopportunity to support a
scholarly communications program that will provide
supportservices relating to organizing, preserving, and
sharing of research data.
The successful candidate will work closely with staff in the Digital Library
andePublishing Services Division and other Libraries' units
to leverage the full range oflibrary expertise and
resources in building and managing the consortial digital
repository,Digital Collections of Colorado
(http://digitool.library.colostate.edu), and its content.
* Contributes to development of policies and procedures; collaborates to develop and implement appropriate metadata strategies to enhance discovery, management, presentation, and preservation of digital collections; develops planning documents and monitors progress for projects; creates new digital collections within the repositories; and collaborates on development of web content, displays, and interfaces.
* Works with Libraries staff and members of other institutions on cooperative digital projects.
* Monitors developments related to digital repositories and services, including new data management approaches and technologies.
* Works with Libraries staff to support and promote repository services.
* Collaborates with the College Liaisons, other librarians, and campus partners to develop and support data services.
* Reporting to the Coordinator of the Digital Collection Services Department, the
* Data Management Librarian contributes to departmental planning, development, and evaluation of services.
Required: MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited program, completed by June
30th, demonstrated knowledge of one or more digital
asset or institutional repositorysystems (e.g., DigiTool,
CONTENTdm, DSpace); demonstrated knowledge of
digitaltechnologies, applying digital standards, and
employing principles of content description,controlled
vocabularies, and appropriate metadata schema/markup standards
(includingbut not limited to MARC21, Dublin Core, METS,
MODS, and XML) preferably withinan academic setting;
ability to work independently and collaboratively within an
excitingand rapidly evolving environment; ability to work
well with a diverse employee and user strong
analytical and decision-making skills; excellent interpersonal
andcommunication skills; and the ability to meet tenure and
Preferred: Additional graduate degree in a subject discipline or knowledge of
researchmethods in a subject discipline; demonstrated
interest in growing expertise in digitalinitiatives and
technologies as they apply to open access digital repositories,
scholarlycommunication, and data services; knowledge of
digital preservation standards and best knowledge
of research data lifecycle concepts and issues; experience
creating,reviewing, editing, and bulk loading of metadata
or content for digital collections;familiarity with data
interchange standards (e.g., OAI-PMH); knowledge of the
semanticweb and linked data; experience with integrated
library systems; experience withproviding research data
services; understanding of best practices in data
management;experience with data analytics; experience with
The Digital Collections of Colorado repository provides management,
dissemination, andpreservation services for research,
scholarship, and creative works of faculty, students,and
academic staff from several Colorado institutions of higher
education. This richresource of over
45,000 digital objects also hosts locally digitized collections of
selectedarchival holdings to support teaching and research.
RANK AND SALARY:
Faculty status and responsibilities. Twelve-month tenure-track appointment
with contractreviewed annually until tenure is
granted. Rank is dependent upon qualifications.
Insurance benefits are available for appointments of half-
time or greater, and faculty andadministrative
professionals may select from several options for medical, dental, life,
andpersonal disability insurance, as well as retirement
plans. Full-time faculty
andadministrative professionals earn 24 days of vacation
and 15 days of sick leave annually. Optional deferred
compensation. Salary is competitive and commensurate
withexperience and qualifications.
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