Reed College is one of the country's leading private liberal arts colleges and
provides one of the nation's most intellectually rigorous undergraduate
experiences, with a highly structured academic program balancing broad
distribution requirements and in-depth study in a chosen academic discipline.
Reed is highly selective and values intellectual achievement and has a strong
tradition of alumni/ae involvement and support. We are seeking a Data Services
Librarian to join our team.
The Data Services Librarian provides leadership, support, and instruction in
the discovery, use, and management of locally and externally available data.
Collaborates with librarians, instructional technologists, and other staff to
develop scalable and sustainable data services that will support student and
faculty research at Reed. Reed is seeking energetic candidates who welcome the
opportunity to play a leadership role in providing library services to an
intensely academic community.
This is a full-time exempt limited duration (2 years) position. Reed College
offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes, medical, dental, 403
(b) retirement plan, use of on site sports center, access to bike co-op, free
parking, discounted TriMet bus passes, paid holidays, paid vacation and
Develops best practices to collect, preserve, and provide access to research
Serves as a resource to students, faculty, and staff on issues of data
curation and management, including data management plan development
Performs outreach to increase awareness of data services and resources
provided by the library, including promotion of data repositories, web-based
tools, and statistical sources.
ALA-accredited master's degree in library and information science and minimum
of one year of professional library experience or any combination of education
and experience that provides the desired knowledge, abilities, and skills
required to perform the job
Applicants should have experience with or knowledge of data management and
curation, providing reference and instruction services in an academic library
environment, and a strong interest in undergraduate liberal arts education.
Competence with tools and methodologies for quantitative, data-driven research
Familiarity with major national funding agencies data management protocol
requirements and data archival procedures
Familiarity with quantitative methods and data management and curation,
including preservation, metadata, and data retrieval
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Ability to think creatively in developing and promoting the use of library
resources and collections
Background or experience in supporting diverse populations of faculty and
A strong commitment to public service and basic knowledge of reference sources
TO APPLY: Please submit a letter of introduction discussing
your qualifications and interests, along with your resume, a completed Reed
Application for Employment form (original or scanned), via email, mail or fax
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Attn: Human Resources
3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97202
The Reed Application for Employment is located at:
Reed College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and
encourages applications from underrepresented groups
Minimum starting salary is $53,287.
Deadline: May 28, 2013
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