Summary Description: The Columbia University Libraries invites nominations and applications for the position of Research Data Coordinator.Reporting to the Head, Research Data Services,the Research Data Coordinator is responsible, in partnership with colleagues across the University, to develop and implement robust services supporting faculty, students, and staff through the research data lifecycle. The Coordinator leads the Libraries' efforts in data management planning, discovery and access of research data, data sharing and publication, and data visualization. As part of the Science, Engineering and Social Sciences Libraries team, the Coordinator is responsible for research consultations, instructional services, and providing front-line research support in-person and virtually. The Coordinator will support digital scholarship initiatives and engage technologies emerging as critical to research and teaching to meet the evolving needs of faculty, students, and staff. The Coordinator will also participate in initiatives across the Libraries including fostering new forms of scholarly communication.Major Responsibilities:?Provides consultations and training and conducts outreach relating to research data; works with faculty, graduate and post-doctoral students, academic and administrative units, and research centers to enable them to better manage, describe, archive, preserve, and make available university research data, including writing and successfully implementing data management plans and assuring reproducibility throughout the data and analysis process.?Works closely with staff within SESSL as well as with the Digital Scholarship staff and other library divisions and personnel, and with appropriate campus partners to plan, implement, and evaluate sustainable services for data-intensive research across the university.?Participates in appropriate campus initiatives, committees, and task forces related to data management, access, and storage, reproducibility and in developing policies for data management as part of the campus research community; monitors developments in data standards and best practices and participates in discussions regarding cooperative data curation and data life cycle management activities and services on the local, regional, national, and international level.?Develop and collaborate with colleagues in workshops and training related to data management. ?Participate in local and national organizations, and library system-wide committees As one of the world's leading research universities, Columbia University in the City of New York provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a dynamic, multicultural, intellectual community. The Columbia University Libraries comprises a diverse and engaged staff committed to furthering the University's teaching and research mission through innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence.Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position.
Minimum Qualifications: -Knowledge of best data management practices and demonstrated experience creating and evaluating data management plans-Demonstrated knowledge of statistical software such as Stata, SPSS, R, SAS, or experience with Python or Matlab
Preferred Qualifications: ?Public service experience in a research institution?Experience in providing data analysis and data research support?Aptitude for teaching and developing instructional content and documentation in an academic environment?Experience working with data visualization tools, software, packages and libraries such as Tableau, D3 and/or Shiny?Experience related to data packaging, data re-use, and data encoding
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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