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Data Services Librarian

Posted to IASSIST on: 
2015-05-27
Employer: 
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Employer URL: 
https://www.kansascityfed.org/
Description: 

 

Collaborates and consults with Bank staff, including research staff, on the selection, research, acquisition, documentation, organization, and storage of information.

Key Activities:
• Develop and maintain knowledge about relevant research data options and consult with research staff on data needs, documenting requirements and merit evaluation of data.
• Develop and maintain an understanding of data and the research landscape.
• Build relationships with users and Legal/Procurement staff to effectively bridge legal and technical requirements for data access, ensuring appropriate use, storage, and disposition of data and derivative works.
• Become familiar with data citation and linking work to be able to maintain data citation database.
• Build relationships with and understanding of the technology staff and platforms.
• Develop and maintain relationships with data providers, coordinating training as needed.
• Develop and maintain expertise in research data management planning.

Qualifications: 

• Master’s degree from ALA-accredited institution in Library Science required; coursework emphasizing data-related services or reference work preferred. Alternatively, an advanced degree in a data-intensive research field and minimum one year of relevant experience in an academic or research setting would be considered.
• Familiarity with social science research methodology, tools, and data sources a plus.
• Strong customer service focus.
• Willingness to learn new skills, including project management.

Application Procedure: 

Apply online using the link below.

Salary: 
Not listed.
More Info URL: 
https://frb.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=241421
Archive Date: 
2015-05-28
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