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Research Specialist for GIS, University of Rochester

The River Campus Libraries at the University of Rochester seeks an innovative, collaborative GIS Librarian. The GIS Librarian will report to the Head of the Digital Humanities Center (DHC) and support GIS initiatives and projects across the disciplines with a particular focus in the humanities. Working closely with the Head of the Center, the Research Specialist will consult with faculty and students on specific GIS projects in support of their research, teaching, and learning activities. A priority for the Digital Humanities Center is working with faculty to integrate GIS data resources into their research and curriculum. The Research Specialist will work closely with all subject librarians and the Data Librarian in outreach efforts to identify and support GIS opportunities in the disciplines.  Current initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rochester include the Virtual St. George’s Project led by History Professor Mike Jarvis, and a new course, Digital Cityscapes, led by German Professor June Hwang. The ideal candidate will have a record of innovation and creativity in making GIS tools accessible, understandable, and applicable to an academic audience.

Check out the description at the University of Rochester for more information:

Job ID: 183683
https://psportal.its.rochester.edu/applyonline/

 

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Research Data & Environmental Sciences Librarian – Cornell Univeristy

Albert R. Mann Library, part of the Cornell University Library, is looking for a creative energetic professional who is service oriented, technically skilled, and thrives in an innovative work environment. Candidates should have a strong background and interest in environmental science in order to develop and implement highly effective services in support of Cornell’s environmental sciences students, faculty and staff. The librarian will be a member of the campus-wide Research Data Management Service Group, and will work collaboratively to provide data management and data management planning services to the Cornell community. Working on a team with more than a dozen colleagues who make up the Mann Library Research and Learning Services and Collection Development librarians, the Research Data and Environmental Sciences Librarian will also have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to the overall public services program at Mann Library.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Head of Research & Learning Services, the Research Data and Environmental Sciences Librarian:

  • Develops and leads innovative information services for the environmental sciences research, learning and extension communities.
  • Acquires and maintains expertise in information trends in environmental sciences disciplines.
  • Participates in Library and campus research support service initiatives including those related to research profiles, and research data management, curation and preservation.
  • Develops and supports services for documenting and distributing research data.
  • Develops and maintains expertise in data issues for libraries.
  • Provides quality reference, consulting, and liaison services, and teaches classes and workshops as assigned.
  • Serves as liaison to selected environmental sciences activities and departments within College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
  • Leads and/or participates in other innovative projects in information delivery.

Qualifications:

  • MLS from ALA accredited school or equivalent professional degree.
  • Subject area background (degree or work experience) in environmental science, natural resources, ecology, or related field.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, service orientation.
  • Demonstrated initiative and flexibility, and ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Experience with computer and telecommunications technologies for information management and collaboration.
  • Commitment to professional development.

Preferred:

  • Work experience in an academic library.
  • Experience teaching information management and computer technologies.
  • Experience working with tools and technologies related to data management, such as relational databases, GIS software, scripting languages, etc.

To see the job posting and to apply:  https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10164/jobdetail.ftl?job=22849

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Cornell University – Museum Digitization Technician

This position requires expertise in basic curatorial methods associated with natural history collections of vertebrates. Under the supervisor of the Curators (Friel & Bostwick), will be responsible for various tasks directly related to digitizing, databasing and archiving ancillary assets linked to voucher specimens in the CUMV fish and bird collections, and associated media recordings in the Macaulay Library (ML) at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. This technician will work closely with the Curators (Friel & Bostwick) to develop and implement procedures and protocols to maximize the utility of these digital assets, and ensure proper links to all metadata for associated voucher specimens.

More information can be found on Cornell University’s Career Pages.

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U of Rochester – Research Specialist for GIS

https://psportal.its.rochester.edu/applyonline/

Job ID: 179308

The River Campus Libraries at the University of Rochester seeks an innovative and collaborative GIS specialist for a one year position.  The Research Specialist for GIS will report to the Head of the Digital Humanities Center (DHC) and support GIS initiatives and projects in the humanities.  Working closely with the Head of the Center, the Research Specialist will consult with faculty and students on specific GIS projects in support of their research, teaching, and learning endeavors.  A priority for the Digital Humanities Center is working with faculty to integrate GIS data resources into their research and curriculum. The Research Specialist will work closely with all subject librarians in outreach efforts to identify and support GIS opportunities in their disciplines. The successful candidate will collaborate and consult with subject librarians and the Data Librarian.  Current initiatives in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rochester include Visualizing Temporal Time, led by English Professor Joel Burges, to create a data visualization framework for temporal narrative and Historical Bermuda lead by History Professor Mike Jarvis. The ideal candidate will have a record of innovation and creativity in making GIS tools accessible, understandable, and applicable to an academic audience.

 

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