Key Responsibilities of this position include:

 Collaborating with other units on campus to coordinate data services, advance research data

management, and develop an Institutional Strategy for Research Data Management;

 Providing training to researchers on DMP Assistant and Dataverse;

 Together with Office of Research Services, serving as contact for external data organizations and

data repositories; and

 Conducting and applying research and best practices in the areas of academic library data services,

statistical data analysis, GIS, data visualization, research data management, and digital scholarship.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

 Actively participating in the provision of reference services (face-to-face and virtual), both locally and

provincially via AskAway;

 Fulfilling a liaison librarian role in designated disciplines through the support of teaching, research,

collection development, graduate library research, and the provision of information literacy sessions;

 Providing in-person and online training sessions;

 Supporting liaison librarians and library staff with data reference and research consultations in your

assigned subject areas;

 Conducting advanced reference and research consultations with students and faculty;

 Developing and managing collections in assigned subject areas;

 Engaging in scholarship, research, creative or equivalent professional activities;

 Working collaboratively with Library colleagues on committees and working groups that advance all

aspects of library planning, policy formulation and service delivery;

 Advancing the values and goals outlined in the Library's and University's strategic plans; and

 Serving on Library and university-wide committees.

Required Qualifications

 A graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program in librarian and information science or

equivalent accreditation;

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;

 Experience in, or demonstrated potential for, supporting researchers with data services, including

data discovery, statistical and geospatial data analysis and visualization, and research data


 Understanding of the regional and national research data management landscape in Canada,

including relevant policies, repositories, and tools;

 Strong organizational and time management skills;

 Experience in, or knowledge of, providing information literacy instruction and training; and

 Commitment to scholarship, professional development, and service.

Additional consideration will be given to those who have:

 Experience with scripting languages and relational databases;

 Research experience or additional advanced degree; and

 Project management skills.

Appropriate combinations of Required and Additional qualifications will be considered. 

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