Job Board

The LPC maintains a list of jobs that incorporate library publishing roles. To be included in this list, the position must be located administratively in a library, or report directly to a library-based supervisor. The primary function(s) of the position must directly engage in the creation, dissemination, and/or curation of scholarly, creative, and/or educational works. Administrative positions that do not directly engage in these functions may be included if they include supervisory responsibility primarily for employees who are performing these functions.

ResponsibilitiesMakes contact and works with faculty and academic units outside of the library to develop and sustain services in support of curation of data produced at OSU.
Consults with researchers about their data, its management, reuse, and accessibility.
Assists researchers with creating data documentation and metadata aimed at preparing data for sharing in digital repositories.
Assists faculty in writing data management plans. 
Assists faculty in meeting funder requirements for providing public access to research results, including data.
Is informed of, and keeps library and university faculty up to date on, national and international trends, legislation, and pending changes in public access requirements for data
Collaborates with Center faculty and staff in developing funding agency data deposit services and workflows
Participates in and leads campus initiatives, committees, and task forces relating to data management and storage.
Tracks international developments in data curation and participates in library, campus, regional, and national discussions regarding cooperative data curation activities and services.
Develops and maintains data services web pages that describe campus and funding agency data policies, guidelines, best practices and library services.
Identifies appropriate venues for data and serves as an intermediary between researchers and appropriate digital repository systems including ScholarsArchive@OSU.
Develops and delivers training and instruction for credit courses, workshops and other forum
Designs and produces training documents, self-guided tutorials, user guides and other print and web-based instructional materials.
Engages with the OSU community by building relationships with a specific academic unit, promoting library services and resources and contributing to library-wide conversations about strategic directions.
Actively participates in service activities in the library, on campus and within professional organizations 
Contributes to the scholarly record by conducting, communicating, documenting research as well as sharing products resulting from the research
Minimum Required Qualifications
A Master’s degree by date of appointment from an ALA-accredited program or a foreign equivalent degree, or a Master’s or higher degree in a data-intensive discipline
Demonstrable experience working with data in a research context 
Demonstrated knowledge of issues and technical challenges related to data curation and management 
Familiarity with one or more current scientific data conventions and metadata standards 
Demonstrated capacity to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population 
Ability to develop and execute a research agenda 
Strong technical skills and technical problem-solving abilities 
Excellent written and oral communication skills 
Preferred Qualifications
One year of relevant research data management and curation experience in an academic, scientific, or corporate setting
Advanced degree in a data intensive research field
Experience with one or more commonly used data repository platforms
An understanding of the research process from conception to completion (i.e. conception, data collection, analysis, synthesis, and publication)
Experience with digital tools used in data intensive research such as programming, GIS, or statistical software
Understanding of principles of data documentation and metadata in a research context
Experience working in an academic library environment
Grant writing experience 
Familiarity with federal funding requirements for data management 
Evidence of participation in professional societies and organizations 
Oregon State University is located in Corvallis, a great small college town with over 100 miles of biking trails, good local beer and coffee, and easy drives to the mountains, the coast, and Portland.  OSU Libraries & Press staff are committed to core values of diversity, civility and sustainability.
Application Process
Please see the full job posting for details.  Candidates must apply through the Oregon State University Human Resource site for consideration. Posting number: # 0016637  
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