Job opening: Data Services Librarian

Posted on: November 8, 2023

JMU Libraries seeks a Data Services Librarian who will assist in establishing campus-wide connections related to the data needs of faculty and students. They will provide support and content expertise related to the broad array of data-related activities on a research campus, including research data management, federal funding guidelines, consideration of data privacy and ethics, and awareness of data-related tools and products. As a member of the Scholarly Communications Strategies team, they will also collaborate with colleagues to support the mission of the department. 

This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track position with instructional faculty status. The starting salary range is $60,000-$75,000.

Learn more or apply now.

Application review will begin on December 8, 2023.

Learn about this position in an online info session

We are hosting information sessions on Zoom for interested applicants in advance of the review date. Please consider joining to learn more about the position and the organization, meet the supervisor, ask questions confidentially, and get answers.

  • Session 1: Sign up for November 15, 2023 at 12:00 pm EST
  • Session 2: Sign up for November 28, 2023 at 3:00 pm EST

Confidentiality will be ensured, as the attendee list for each Zoom “webinar” session will be hidden. Live captioning will be provided.

Questions about the info sessions? Please contact Yasmeen Shorish (

About JMU Libraries

This is an exciting time to join the JMU Libraries. We’re renovating and expanding Carrier Library, our flagship library location on the Quad. We’re also uniquely positioned, as a blended educational technology and library organization, to support JMU’s new Carnegie classification.

Our team comprises about 150 staff and faculty and approximately 100 undergraduate and graduate student workers.  

View our About the Libraries pages to learn more about what we do at JMU Libraries—and apply today!

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