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Data Librarian

Posted to IASSIST on: 
2016-01-25
Employer: 
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Employer URL: 
https://www.clevelandfed.org/
Description: 

Serve as a member of the Research Library staff focused on Data Management. The individual in this role will play a vital role in establishing best practices for acquiring and managing data assets in the Bank.

Essential Accountabilities:

  • Provide research and reference services including responding to data requests, locating data and supporting documentation, performing in-depth bibliographic searching.
  • Share knowledge of existing data products in the market and understand the current state and trends in data services and analysis tools.
  • Negotiate data contracts with third parties and manage compliance with licensing requirements.
  • Create and maintain a process for data lifecycle management, including recording requests, disseminating contract terms to users, managing access to data, and archiving and preserving data.
  • Provide Library Reference customer service to Bank employees, Federal Reserve System contacts, and the public by responding to information requests.
  • Manage compliance of internally created and purchased data with Federal Reserve information security requirements.
  • Partner with local and national information technology staff to develop and implement approaches to making large data sets accessible to Cleveland Fed staff.
  • Develop expertise in data archiving options and assist users with data preservation activities including internally developed datasets and code.
  • Enhance accessibility of purchased and created datasets through the assignment of metadata. Test data quality through profiling activities.
  • Monitor accuracy, consistency, and usability of data to ensure Library users will find the information requested.
  • Participate in Federal Reserve System data committees and initiatives.
  • Remain current with emerging standards and professional best practices.
  • Adhere to the Bank’s attendance policies through regular and prompt attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested
Qualifications: 
  • Master’s degree of Library Science, Library and Information Science or Economics.
  • 3+ years of related work experience required.
  • Experience/strong familiarity with economics, banking and finance-related datasets and other information.
  • Experience with data management tools and/or statistical software preferred.
  • Knowledge of major data providers and their products (e.g., S&P, Thomson Reuters)
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and track workflow efficiently. Strong multi-tasker.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as part of a team and independently.
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=244350
Archive Date: 
2016-01-27
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