Data Services Specialist -- Rice University

Post date: September 8,  2023

The Data Services Specialist leads Fondren Library’s services focused on research data, including the discovery, analysis, visualization, and management of data. The Data Services Specialist conducts consultations, workshops, and other programming and develops data services that support Rice University’s teaching and research mission.

Reporting to the Assistant University Librarian for Digital Scholarship and Organizational Development, the successful candidate builds relationships with faculty, staff, and students, promotes data literacy, and devises strategies to meet emerging needs. They also help to identify and access relevant datasets; assist in developing and implementing policies, practices, and outreach for Fondren Library’s data repository services; and support scholars in working with data across the research lifecycle. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to collaboration, excellent communication and outreach skills, a keen enthusiasm for learning, outstanding problem-solving skills, and good knowledge of statistics and data analysis methods. 

First consideration date:  September 27, 2023

Work Schedule: This position offers 2 days of work from home and 3 days in the office (3 months from the start date). 

Salary: $60,000 - $70,000

For more details and to apply, please see the full posting available here