Collections and Data Management Librarian
Created: October 6, 2014
Harvard University Cambridge, MA1 other recent jobs
DescriptionBaker Library, Harvard Business School
Put your in-depth knowledge of the business/social sciences information industry and your strong quantitative, analytical, communication, and problem solving skills to work in a vibrant organization that is building an exemplar 21st century academic library to support research, teaching, and learning at a world renowned business school.
Knowledge and Library Services at Harvard Business School (HBS) is seeking a versatile, results and service oriented individual who thrives in a changing learning environment to become a key member of the Baker Library collections and data management teams.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
- Implementing and providing day-to-day management of the new Research Data Management Program for HBS.
- Acquiring and tracking special data sets and other research materials for individual HBS faculty and doctoral students.
- Consulting with customers and colleagues on intellectual property issues.
- Implementing the collection development policy, including vendor negotiations and licensing.
- Preparing budget requests and forecasts and liaise with Harvard Library acquisitions as needed
- Advanced degree in information management, library science, or business
- 4+ years’ experience in collection development including contract negotiations and management
- Demonstrated ability to exercise maturity and good judgement in dealing with priority customers and vendors
- Fundamental understanding of intellectual property issues
- In-depth understanding of scholarly communications and the information industry, preferably in the field of contemporary business and/or social sciences
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong quantitative, analytical, and critical thinking/problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated ability to influence without authority
Respect for the rights, differences, and dignity of others
Honesty and integrity in dealing with all members of the community
Accountability for personal behavior
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