[Metadatalibrarians] Job opportunity: Business/Data Librarian, Library and Technology Services, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Doreen Herold dok205 at lehigh.edu
Wed Oct 7 07:28:38 PDT 2015

Entrepreneurial and user-focused, the Business/Data Librarian will develop
strong relationships with Lehigh faculty and students to further their
research, teaching and learning.

*Responsibilities for the successful candidate include: *

   - Coordinate the negotiation of licenses, and of purchasing and renewal
   for databases licensed by the College of Business of Business and Economics
   for College use, in concert with faculty and staff.
   - Maintain, post and web publish information on the databases and
   software available in the College’s Financial Services Lab.  Support
   data exporting and importing, where applicable.
   - Provide data and statistical support to faculty and students,
   primarily in the College of Business and Economics (CBE), including
   discovery of and documentation for datasets.
   - Serve ex officio on the CBE faculty database committee, working with
   faculty to select, purchase and manage resources and data in support of
   their own teaching and research.
   - Within the Libraries, develop, evaluate and manage library business
   and economics electronic resources, database services and data resources
   for curricular and research needs; serve as database expert.
   - Provide instructional programs and research assistance, including
   course-integrated instruction, seminars, course-embedded assistance,
   orientation, and consulting with individual faculty and students.


   - MS in Library/Information Science or related discipline; subject
   background in the social sciences, business or economics.
   - Knowledge of and experience with statistical software, with
   proficiency in STATA , SAS, or SPSS. Experience with research datasets and
   data management preferred.
   - Three to five years related work experience.
   - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
   - Successful completion of standard background checks including but not
   limited to: social security verification, education verification, national
   criminal background checks, as well as motor vehicle driving record and
   credit history depending on the specific requirements of the position

 Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2015.  Applications will
be accepted until the position is filled.  Salary in the mid to upper 50’s.

*About Lehigh University*

Lehigh University is a premier residential research university offering
majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Education, The College
of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, and The P.C.
Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. More than 5,000
undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students attend Lehigh. Located in the
city of Bethlehem, in eastern Pennsylvania's scenic Lehigh Valley, the
campus is situated on 1,600 acres in close proximity to both New York City
and Philadelphia.

Library and Technology Services is one of higher education's most
successful merged library and technology organizations. LTS encompasses the
library, computing, telecommunications, distance education, administrative
systems, and faculty development.

Visit  https://lehigh.hiretouch.com/position-details?jobid=25210  to learn
more and to apply for this position.

Doreen Herold
Manager, Library Technical Services
Lehigh University
Library & Technology Services
30 Library Drive - Bethlehem, PA - 18015
610.758.3040 - dherold at lehigh.edu
Library Technical Services Wiki <https://confluence.cc.lehigh.edu/x/SQAR>

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