Digital Library Technologies (DLT), a unit within Information Technology
Services at Penn State University, is seeking a Data Services Manager to lead
the development of new data services to support teaching, research and
outreach at Penn State.

The Data Services Manager will be responsible for the development of services
to support data throughout its lifecycle, including long-term archival data
storage, preservation, and management, the management of restricted data, and
database hosting. The Data Services Manager will collaborate with diverse
constituencies at Penn State (ITS, the IT Leadership Council, the University
Libraries, and researchers/faculty) and with our peers nationally, to design,
develop, and implement sustainable data services that meet existing and
emerging needs.

This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the
successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically
requires a Master's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or
an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3.
Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for
higher level jobs. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of and
experience with data management infrastructure, specifically storage and
repository technologies, standards, and practices; maintain an awareness of
emerging trends and developments in the data storage and repository domains;
have knowledge of information management practices and principles such as
metadata, data lifecycle, and digital preservation practices.

The Data Services Manager will be passionate about working hands-on with
technology; have excellent problem-solving skills; demonstrate proven ability
to lead complex and cross-organizational projects; provide outstanding
customer service; and have excellent interpersonal communication and
relationship-building skills.

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