Senior Assistant Librarian, Data Management, Cal Poly Pomona

The Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) University Library seeks an innovative, knowledgeable, service-oriented Data Management Librarian to begin Fall 2019.

The Data Management Librarian understands the importance of data in relation to academic research, campus metrics, ethics, privacy, and access to information. This person will strategically build good data management practices from within the library and outward, to help our users engage more broadly in their respective fields. This person will communicate the importance of ethical data practices to prepare our users for work in various fields and inspire them to act responsibly as information citizens. Additionally, this person will enhance the co-curricular experience by promoting evidence-based research, understandable and repeatable data practices, and use international and national data standards so that our students and faculty will be able to demonstrate their research to the world in a powerful way.

Faculty status at Cal Poly Pomona requires excellence in teaching and advising, professional and scholarly achievements, and a commitment to service to the university.  In addition, librarians at Cal Poly Pomona participate in reference, instruction and subject liaison responsibilities. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Data Librarian (Tenure-Track)

The University Libraries at Western Michigan University seeks candidates for the position of Data Librarian. This exciting new opportunity supports Western Michigan University’s commitment to be a learner centered, discovery driven, and globally engaged institution by supporting campus efforts in three key areas: cultivating and participating in campus research collaborations, consulting with researchers, and delivering educational programming.

The Data Librarian will lead new library efforts to support the emerging data needs for a wide range of stakeholders, such as campus researchers, students, and the Office of the Vice President for Research. This new role will define the future of data services within WMU libraries, work to identify campus needs, and develop a new service portfolio to assist the campus community on how to better use, manage, communicate, and preserve data. The Librarian will develop new partnerships to increase the visibility and usability of data resources, support scholarly communications, and deliver instruction on best and emerging practices.

As a tenure track, fiscal-year (12 month) appointment, the Librarian will report to the Associate Dean for Resources and Digital Strategies and work as a team member in the Research Services Department. This innovative new area is responsible for the curation, preservation, and promotion of specialized collections, planning and executing digital projects, and providing research and educational services to support of specific program areas. The position will participate in library-wide activities and committees and may also supervise staff.

In support of the Libraries’ commitment to professional development, the Librarian will enjoy many opportunities to develop a professional record. Travel funding will be provided, with support for presenting at conferences, publishing in professional publications, and developing leadership experience.

A master’s degree from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or an international equivalent as identified by ALA is required. Candidates with advanced graduate coursework or professional experience are encouraged to apply.

Please visit https://wmich.edu/hr/jobs for further information regarding the position requirements and application procedures. Review of applications will begin February 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

The position will be based on Western Michigan University’s main campus in Kalamazoo, MI. The expected start date is summer 2019.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities.

Western Michigan University is located midway between Chicago and Detroit in the vibrant community of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Known as a center for innovative health sciences research and the home of two nationally-ranked institutions of higher learning—Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College—Kalamazoo enjoys being a center for higher education and the sixth largest metropolitan area in Michigan. Kalamazoo is home of the nationally recognized Kalamazoo Promise, where graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo offers a wealth of cultural and recreational activities, including numerous outdoor recreation activities, unique commerce and shopping, and numerous cultural organizations. For more information, please visit: https://wmich.edu/about/kalamazoo

Western Michigan University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Direct Link: www.wmujobs.org/applicants/Central?quickFind=56891

Data Management Librarian, Senior Assistant (Tenure-Track)

The Cal Poly Pomona (CPP) University Library seeks an innovative, knowledgeable, service-oriented Data Management Librarian to begin Fall 2019. At Cal Poly Pomona we cultivate success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation. This Data Management Librarian understands the importance of data in relation to academic research, campus metrics, ethics, privacy, and access to information. This person will strategically build good data management practices from within the library and outward, to help our users engage more broadly in their respective fields. Additionally, this person will enhance the co-curricular experience by promoting evidence-based research, understandable and repeatable data practices, and use of international and national data standards so that our students and faculty will be able to demonstrate their research to the world in a powerful way.