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|Empirical Research Librarian
Yale Law Library - New Haven, CT
Reporting to the Law Library Head of Technology Services within the Reference and Instructional Services Department, the Empirical Research Librarian leads the Law School in professional research, instruction, and technical consulting services to Law School faculty, students, and researchers who perform empirical research studies in law and interdisciplinary fields. Assist in data analysis including regression analysis, data interpretation, and visual presentation. Select and acquire data resources in law and related disciplines for use by the Yale community. Review licenses and contracts for appropriate agreements, in cooperation with electronic resources staff as needed. Advise Technical Services staff on receiving acquired datasets and preparing them for availability to users and on cataloging requirements in the MORRIS catalog.
For more information: https://collaborate.library.yale.edu/lhr-public/jobs/empresearch.aspx
Additional Salary Information: Librarian 1 Salary Grade 23
Masterís degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited Library school. In selected instances, a graduate degree in a related field (computer science, information management, etc.) may be substituted for an ALA-accredited MLS (or foreign equivalent).
Demonstrated knowledge of the concepts, pedagogy, research, and scholarly trends in empirical research. Ability to communicate effectively with faculty and students about textual, numeric, and spatial data resources. Knowledge of mapping and spatial analysis and software such as ArcGIS.
Proven familiarity with statistical data analysis including regression analysis, data visualization, and one or more software applications such as R, Stata, and SPSS. Experience with data archiving procedures and principles of database design and programs such as Microsoft Access and SQL.
Excellent analytical, organizational, management, oral and written communications, and interpersonal skills. Strong public service orientation. Demonstrated ability to work collegially and cooperatively within and across organizations.
Ability to work independently with varied user groups in a complex organization and function collaboratively in a rapidly changing team environment. Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion.
Appointment to the rank of Librarian 2 requires at least two years professional experience. This rank is limited to three years at which time it is expected that the individual will develop necessary requirements to meet expectations of performance at the Librarian 3 level.
Experience with data scraping techniques and programs. Familiarity with common data documentation and metadata standards such as DDI. Familiarity with HTML/XML and one or more programming languages. Experience with database design.