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Data Librarian - University of Notre Dame

POSITION: Data Librarian

University Libraries of Notre Dame seek collegial, innovative librarian to
serve as resource specialist for numeric data in electronic formats which
supports research and course work. Works closely with the Laboratory for
Social Research (LSR), the Libraries' Electronic Resources Librarian, and
subject librarians/liaisons to identify the data needs of faculty and
students. Manages the Social Science Data Library located in the
Laboratory for Social Research and supervises its staff. Collaborates with
appropriate departments in the Libraries, as well as the Office of
Information Technology (OIT), in making numeric data fully available to
users. Reports to the Electronic Resources Librarian. Collaborates with
the Libraries' Documents Librarian and the staff of the LSR in making
government information received on deposit or otherwise acquired
accessible to users and members of the community. Stays current with and
shares knowledge of new technologies that will contribute to the access,
creation and use of data files. Develops proposals for technology
acquisition and funding as needed. Conducts training programs for Library
faculty and staff, teaching faculty, and students in the identification
and effective use of social science data. Maintains active relationship
with organizations such as the Association of Public Data Users, ICPSR,
and Roper Center. As a member of the Library faculty, participates on
Library and campus teams and engages in professional development,
scholarship, and service to the profession.<br>


ALA accredited graduate degree or equivalent education and experience
required. Strong academic background in social sciences, with a graduate
degree in a social science discipline preferred. Minimum of two years'
experience in numeric data services, preferably in an academic
environment. Familiarity with quantitative methods of data extraction,
analysis and use. Familiarity with the management and access of numeric
and traditional databases in various disciplines, such as sociology,
economics, government, psychology, business, and education. Ability to
plan and implement innovative user services. Excellent teaching and oral
and written communication skills. Experience with government information
and data required. Knowledge and ability to use Geographic Information
Systems (GIS) highly desirable.<br>


The University of Notre Dame is a national Catholic teaching and research
university enriched with a diversified faculty, located in northern
Indiana ninety miles from Chicago. On a highly residential campus, about
8,500 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate students pursue a broad range of
studies. The University Libraries hold over 2.6 million volumes housed in
the central Hesburgh Library and seven branch libraries serving the
science, engineering, business and architecture programs, with
subscriptions to nearly 24,000 current serials. There are 160 staff and 45
librarians. The Libraries are also a member of the Northeast Research
Libraries (NERL). For additional information, consult our web page (<a


Rank and salary negotiable commensurate with qualifications and
experience. Minimum: $37,000.&nbsp; Benefits:Librarians are non-tenure
track members of the faculty and earn 20 days vacation annually. The
University offers an excellent benefits package including tuition
remission for dependents, TIAA/CREF.<br>

To apply:

Review will begin November 30, 2000 and continue until filled. Send a
letter and resume, including the names, addresses and telephone numbers of
three references to: Sherry Veith, Human Resources Representative, 221
Hesburgh Library, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556.


Carole Richter
Electronic Resources Coordinator
University of Notre Dame Libraries