Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,377 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 37 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
Boston College's seeks a Data Services Librarian at the O'Neill Library, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467.
Position Responsibilities: Provide advice and support for projects related to data collection, cleaning, analysis, curation, documentation, and management and establish working relationships with stakeholders across the university research enterprise. Provide assistance and training sessions on all of these topics, including the use of software tools and testing new technologies, and present to groups across campus about the Libraries' data services. Be up-to-date on trends, sources, and issues in open and public scholarship, including open access, data, education, and open source tools. Contribute to the design and implementation of a sustainable service model for data services and digital projects.
Salary range: $72,904-$78,300
Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science, or other closely related data-intensive research field, or foreign equivalent, plus three (3) years of experience in the Job Offered, or as a reference or research librarian in an academic or scientific environment. Experience, which may be gained concurrently, to include at least 6 months' experience in the following: -providing data curation, management, cleaning and mining services; -using data and related technologies to support teaching or research; -using data repository platforms; and -working with numeric data in an academic, scientific or corporate environment
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.