Digital Data Outreach Librarian

Posted to IASSIST on: 2011-09-26

Employer: Washington University Libraries

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Washington University Libraries seek a service-oriented and innovative librarian to serve in this new position created to assess the digital data management needs of the Washington University community and find solutions to assist those needs.


The Digital Data Outreach Librarian will assume overall responsibility for Library outreach to faculty in all disciplines to best determine their digital data management needs. The Digital Data Outreach Librarian will work closely with subject librarians and staff from Digital Library Services, Library Systems, and Library Assessment to best match identified faculty needs with library digital capabilities.  The Librarian will also collaborate with other departments on the Danforth and Medical campuses to insure a coordinated, university-wide approach to faculty digital data needs. 


The University: Washington University, located at the western edge of the City of St. Louis, is a medium sized, independent university founded in 1853, internationally recognized for excellence in teaching and research and for the quality of its faculty and student body.

The Libraries: Washington University Libraries include the John M. Olin Library and 12 school and departmental libraries. The Washington University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Center for Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance, and MOBIUS (a consortium of academic libraries with member colleges and universities in the state of Missouri). For more information visit

Required: MLS or related Master’s degree; education and/or relevant experience in data analysis, data management and statistical applications; experience with or demonstrable knowledge of research library digital operations; knowledge of scholarly research processes.   Preferred: Second master’s degree; research library experience

Archived on: 2011-10-26