Data Management Consultant, Johns Hopkins University

By May 3, 2019

Website Johns Hopkins University Libraries Data Services

Johns Hopkins University Libraries Data Services is seeking a highly motivated, customer oriented, data management professional to join our team.  JHU Data Services is dedicated to providing research data management, archiving, and geospatial data services in support of researchers across Johns Hopkins.

General Summary/Purpose:

Provide consultative data management planning support and training to JHU researchers as part of the Data Services team, administratively located in the Data Management Directorate. Maintain rich understanding of data management best practices for data sharing, curating, and archiving. Track funder sharing policies and compliance expectations. Support researchers in identifying research data sharing and archiving solutions, including deposit into the JHU Data Archive.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Manage inquiries from researchers for data management support on a range of topics that support best practices throughout the research lifecycle.

Provide consultative support to researchers including evaluation of data planning needs, assessing options for sharing data, catering planning to specific granting agency or publisher requirements, and editing data management plans.

Track specific scientific and subject domain areas building knowledge and expertise in data types, formats, and needs within domains that support data management and sharing throughout the research lifecycle.

Identify data standards, metadata standards, best practices for data management, etc. to continuously build expertise and improve provision of service.

Maintain knowledge on a broad range of data repositories including their submission, Intellectual Property, and use arrangements, and provide guidance on repository selection for deposit.

Develop and deliver data management training programs, including in-person and online training materials and resources.

Proactively collaborate and coordinate to implement data management and sharing strategies, including coordinating data deposits with researchers, curating research data, and preparing collections for archiving in the JHU Data Archive.

Collaborate with colleagues throughout the university libraries and research administration to effectively communicate services to faculty, researchers, and departments.

Manage short and long-term communications and relationships with researchers, PIs, and students, including outreach and training in data management best practices.

Liaise with JHU-wide staff and administrators to support the continued integration and visibility of data management services available to researchers.


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