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Posting Number S01401P
Position Title Librarian - Data Management (S01401P)
Department Library
Location Arlington
Job Family Library
Position Status Full-time
Work Hours Standard
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Open to External and Internal
Salary Open (negotiable depending on qualifications)
Duration Funding expected to continue
Pay Basis Monthly
Benefits Eligible Yes
Job Summary

The Data Management Librarian serves as a data manager and research partner for the UTA community providing extraordinary customer experiences and professional data management, curation, and collection development skills. Reports to Director of Research Data Services within the Division of Scholarly Communication.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provides outreach events and educational instruction, consultations, and workshops to campus and local communities. Participates in research and grant projects by establishing partnership and workflows to manage priorities. Publishes outputs for open dissemination and advancing the open scholarship movement through open data and best practices for research reproducibility. Leads development of guidelines and policies for data management and data collection development to meet the needs of the teaching and research community. Participates in professional associations, workshops, conferences, and meetings, and contribute to the advancement of the profession and the status of the University Libraries. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program or a related graduate degree. Computer literate and technologically adept. Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Proficiency in Windows Operating System and file management.

Preferred Qualifications

Two (2) years of related experience.
Awareness of national and international trends in data management, curation, and collection. One (1) year of teaching experience in an academic environment.
Understanding of metadata and data curation standards and practices.

Ability to foster a positive working environment and model the Libraries’ values through daily actions and behaviors. Ability to innovatively use technology and evidence-based decision-making practices to develop and implement best practices for data services. Ability to lead, cultivate, and empower staff. Advanced project planning and management skills, involving designing, leading, and completing a project within its intended scope and timeline. Effective time management skills. Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds. Advanced customer experience skills. Ability to communicate effectively, including excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written skills. Ability to pay attention to detail. Ability to transfer and apply knowledge and experience to new situations. Ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions. Ability to excel in a “perpetual beta” environment with frequent change and intelligent risk-taking.

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Special Conditions for Eligibility  
EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.


Job Category:
Areas of Responsibility:
Data / Database
Job Level:
Mid-level position
Job Sector:
Systems / Operations