Data Repository Outreach Specialist 
Purdue University
West Lafayette

The Data Repository Outreach Specialist works with colleagues in the
Libraries, the Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and
Partnerships, and Information Technology at Purdue to conduct outreach,
provide training and help to coordinate the on-going operation, support, and
improvement of the Purdue University Research Repository (PURR, institutional data repository service. The position
serves as the primary point of contact for PURR and collaborates on the
further development and support of PURR as well as other initiatives of the
Distributed Data Curation Center (D2C2) of the Libraries.


• Master's degree.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Project management and coordination skills.

• Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills.

• Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively, in a dynamic
organization and environment.

• Ability to lift and carry 10 pounds frequently and 20 pounds occasionally.

• MLS (Masters of Library Science) from an ALA-accredited institution.

• Experience preparing and giving presentations or training.

• Experience working in an academic research environment or managing research

• Knowledge of current issues and developments in library and archival science
in the domain of research data curation and scholarly communication.

• Ability to create and deliver effective presentations for outreach and

• Ability to interact with faculty, staff and students from different
disciplines and backgrounds.

• Ability to plan, execute, and document effective practices, projects,
services, and policies related to research data management.

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

For consideration submit resume and apply online for this staff position at: (optional more direct link: _
reersection/wl/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en_ ) and
reference Job Number 1501779.

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals, including
minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are
encouraged to apply.

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