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Department: 250101 - NCSU Libraries
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The Associate Head, Research Engagement:
Shares management responsibility for the department; supervises assigned librarians; represents the department in the absence of the Head
Provides a leadership role in the department, and, in conjunction with the Associate Head of Learning Spaces & Services, coordinates elements of the Libraries' workshop and seminar portfolio aimed at building digital research skills in areas such as data analysis, visualization, emerging research skills, bibliometrics, and citation management
Provides expert services for faculty, staff, and students across the research lifecycle, including information discovery, data curation, visualization, research computing, and scholarly communication
Serves as a liaison to the Graduate School and leads the Peer Scholars Program
Serves as a liaison to one or more academic departments in the sciences
Provides instruction on research skills and data literacy and engages in ongoing development and implementation of innovative pedagogical practices
Collaborates with Collections & Research Strategy librarians in collection development and assessment activities
Participates in library planning; serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams
Expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field
ALA-accredited MLS or MIS, or equivalent advanced degree.
Academic preparation or relevant work experience in the physical, natural, or life sciences
Ability to support faculty and researchers across the lifecycle of research, teaching, and learning
Demonstrated success in faculty and student engagement
Knowledge of emerging trends in research services such as data science, visualization, and impact metrics
Experience with teaching, training, or instruction
Evidence of leadership and management potential
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to work creatively and effectively both as a team member and independently
Commitment to fostering a diverse educational and professional environment and demonstration of the ability to work with a diverse population
Demonstrated record of ongoing professional development and contribution
Advanced degree in the physical, natural, or life sciences
Knowledge of research impact metrics, bibliometrics, and related resources, e. g. ORCID, VIVO-based profiles, NCBI My Bibliography
Experience with grant writing, grant management, or contribution to grant-funded projects
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00061035
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