Data Management Product Manager

Posted to IASSIST on: 2014-12-31

Employer: University of California Curation Center (UC3)

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Looking for a challenging position supporting research data management?  Join the University of California Curation Center’s (UC3) DMPTool <> (Data Management Planning Tool) team as a product manager. DMPTool is an innovative UC3 service that helps researchers create quality data management plans. UC3 is a program within the California Digital Library, based in Oakland, California.

We are seeking an experienced professional who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth project management skills and knowledge of the research process, data management, and data sharing to manage, promote, and enhance the DMPTool. This is a two-year contract position. 

▪ Knowledge of and experience with data driven research and the emerging importance of data management and sharing.  Familiarity with new data sharing policies required by funding agencies and journal publishers.

▪ Excellent project management skills and experience coordinating and promoting services. Proven ability to research, collect and analyze information to use in determining product options or alternatives.

▪ Demonstrated ability to engage with people in new settings as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

 ▪ Ability to lead, build consensus and promote the exchange of information among project team, internal and external constituencies.

▪ Strong oral and written communication skills.

▪ Demonstrated understanding of the research data processes including data collection, description, sharing, preservation, and management.

 ▪ Entrepreneurial attitude to developing services; self-motivated, with the ability to set and attain goals effectively and the flexibility to adapt to change.

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