Hiring: Data Librarian

Reporting to the Director of Research and Instructional Services (RIS), the Data Librarian joins a talented team of colleagues in the provision of research and instructional services to the Barnard and Columbia communities. Depending on education, qualifications, and interests, the Data Librarian will serve as the primary liaison and personal librarian for Barnard students and faculty in assigned departments and programs. The Librarian will also participate in the development, evaluation, and management of related areas of the circulating and reference collections, and collaborate with colleagues at Columbia University on the acquisition of data sets and analytical software tools.  Some evening and weekend hours may be required. 

The ideal candidate will have an accredited MLS or an advanced degree in a relevant subject area or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of the concepts, pedagogy, research, and scholarly trends in empirical research and be able to communicate effectively with faculty and students about textual, numeric, and spatial data resources. The candidate should have experience with one or more of the following: GIS, Qualtrex, SPSS, STATA--or a demonstrated aptitude for learning data management tools. The candidate will have experience in managing complex projects and an ability to work collaboratively and independently.   

Interested candidates should send letter and resume to Employment Manager, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027. FAX: 212-854-2454. Email: hr@barnard.edu.  No telephone calls please. 

Barnard is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and from individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.