Hi folks - UCSD's Data Curation Program has a great position open.  Just think 
about how excited you are to come to the LA c4l conf.  Now imagine a place WAY 
better than LA, AND you get to live here!  ;)
Research Data Curation Metadata Librarian
Reporting primarily to the Director of the Research Data Curation Program, the 
Research Data Curation Metadata Librarian works collaboratively with the 
Digital Object Metadata Management unit of the Metadata Services Program to 
provide metadata support and advice to researchers and other data owners in 
preparing and submitting their data collections for ingest into the Library's 
digital repository.

Responsibilities of the Position
The successful candidate for Research Data Curation Metadata Librarian will be 
a part of the Research Data Curation Program, working integratively with the 
Digital Object Metadata Management unit within Metadata Services. They will 
provide consultation services to researchers and other data owners, assisting 
in analysis of their materials, modeling their collections, advising on 
techniques for metadata collection and enhancement, and ingesting collections 
into the Library's digital repository. They will become deeply embedded in 
assessing specific researcher needs in the areas of data curation best 
practices, metadata for research datasets, and data ingest processes. The 
person will be a central link between the Research Data Curation Program and 
the Metadata Services Program, relaying discipline-specific metadata needs and 
advocating for processes and tools to support data curation work.
The successful candidate will also play a large role in developing and 
conducting training on metadata and data management best practices. The Library 
is currently focused on developing an instructional program utilizing Software 
Carpentry, Data Carpentry, and Library Carpentry workshops. The candidate will 
be expected to take part in this ongoing work, including participating in 
Software Carpentry teacher training and certification, and continued 
development of lesson plans. More generally, the candidate will actively 
participate in RDCP and MS outreach efforts on campus.
In addition, metadata for digital materials is actively shared between the 
Library's systems and a number of other systems and services, including the 
University of California's Calisphere portal, the Digital Public Library of 
America and the Center for Open Science's SHARE service. Sharing metadata is 
expected to increase as time goes on, and the successful candidate will be 
expected to participate in community discussions and take a leadership role 
where possible.
Closing Date: Application consideration begins October 30, 2016.
Full details:  http://library.ucsd.edu/jobs
To Apply: For full consideration, please submit applications to:


https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01218



The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 
without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sex, national origin, 
disability, age or protected veteran status.

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