Data Services Librarian

Posted to IASSIST on: 2015-05-27

Employer: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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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.

[• 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.]{.text}

Archived on: 2015-05-28