Data Librarian

Posted to IASSIST on: 2015-07-15

Employer: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is seeking a Data Librarian for the Research Library.  The Research Library, which is co-located in the Research Division, provides services to Research Economists and affiliated scholars.  


  • Provide research and reference service including locating data and supporting documentation and performing in-depth bibliographic searching.
  • Negotiate data contracts with third parties and manage compliance with licensing requirements.
  • Perform analysis of data use in Minneapolis Fed Research publications.
  • 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.
  • Manage compliance of internally created and purchased data with Federal Reserve information security requirements.
  • Develop expertise in data archiving options and assist users with data preservation activities.
  • Enhance accessibility of purchased and created datasets through the assignment of metadata.
  • Test data quality through profiling activities.
  • Participate in Federal Reserve System data committees and initiatives.




  • Master’s degree in Library, Information, or Data Sciences or a related field.
  • 3 years of related experience in a library, data center, or similar setting.
  • Ability to work well in a team-based and self-directed environment.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to lift/carry 10 pounds.
  • Experience with data management tools and/or statistical software preferred.

Archived on: 2015-07-17