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Data Management Consultant

Posted to IASSIST on: 
2015-04-22
Employer: 
Johns Hopkins University
Employer URL: 
http://www.jhu.edu/
Description: 

The Data Management Consultant will provide consultative data management planning support and training to JHU researchers. The primary duties and responsibilities of the job:

  • Manage inquiries from researchers for data management planning support.
  • Provide consultative support to PIs including evaluation of data planning needs, assessing options for sharing data, catering planning to specific granting agency or publisher requirements, and editing data management plans.
  • Track specific scientific domain areas building knowledge and expertise in data types, formats, and needs within domains.
  • Identify data standards, metadata standards, best practices for data management, etc. to continuously build expertise and improve provision of service.
  • Maintain knowledge on a broad range of data repositories including their submission, Intellectual Property, and use arrangements, and provide guidance on repository selection for deposit.
  • Develop and deliver data management training programs including training materials.
  • Proactively collaborate and coordinate with JHUDMS team to implement data management plans, including coordinating data deposits with researchers and preparing collections for archiving in the JHU Data Archive.
  • Collaborate with others in the library to effectively communicate services to faculty, researchers, and departments.
  • Manage short and long-term communications and relationships with PIs, including outreach and training in data management best practices.
  • Liaise with JHU-wide staff and administrators to support the continued integration and visibility of data management services available to researchers.
  • Manage short and long-term communications and relationships with PIs, including outreach and training in data management best practices.
  • Liaise with JHU-wide staff and administrators to support the continued integration and visibility of data management services available to researchers.
Qualifications: 
  • Requires a Master’s degree in Science, Engineering, Advanced degree in Health Sciences, or Library and Information Science.
  • A minimum of three (3) years combined of library, information technology, informatics, and/or scientific research experience required.
  • Experience working with scientific or health sciences data management and/or data curation and archiving preferred.
  • Experience with one or more components of the research data life cycle: creation, processing, analyzing, preserving, providing access to, and re-using.
  • Experience conducting trainings and workshop presentations preferred.
  • Incumbent must be self-motivated, pro-active, willing to take on new challenges and solve problems with minimal supervision.
  • Requires a good listener with a high degree of customer orientation.
  • Superb people skills, strong team-orientation, and professional attitude.
  • Clear and consistent communicator.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong project planning, management, and execution skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and easily adapt to new technology.

Preferred Qualification: 

  •  Experience working with life sciences research data, especially those in medical disciplines with human subjects.
Application Procedure: 

To apply:

  • Visit the JHU Jobs Web site: https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/
  • Under “Working Here” (menu on left side) Click “Find your new job”
  • Search for keyword “66079”
Salary: 
Not listed.
More Info URL: 
https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/job_search.cfm
Archive Date: 
2015-04-23
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