JOB: Data Services and Digital Scholarship Librarian, UC Santa Barbara

From the announcement:

The UC Santa Barbara Library seeks a collaborative, dynamic, service-oriented librarian to foster excellence in digital scholarship and teaching through the delivery of innovative reference and instructional services to the campus community in the areas of social media, textual, numeric, and demographic data. The successful candidate will support data- and computation-intense researchers in the Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory (‚ÄúCollaboratory‚ÄĚ), UCSB Library‚Äôs new digital scholarship and data support center, and serve as the Library‚Äôs expert on the lifecycle of social media data. The expected effective date of the position is July 1, 2018 or later.


Reporting to the Director of the Collaboratory, the Data Services and Digital Scholarship Librarian develops and implements programming that supports data-centric research across the disciplines, including workshops, online learning objects, and course-connected instruction; develops the Library’s research social science data collection; provides consultation services for faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates in all Collaboratory areas, including but not limited to social science, spatial, and social media data; engages in extended project work with faculty researchers; consults on scholarly communication issues, particularly in regards to appropriate use and stewardship of research data; and maintains active Software Carpentry trainer certification (

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