Research Data Librarian

Charles Darwin University


October 2, 2022


Continuing, full time appointment
Professional Level 7 Salary $86,390 to $94,829 pa
Plus 17% superannuation and 6 weeks leave
Casuarina Campus


Lead, Innovate and Collaborate on Research Data Management 


About the position
As a Research Data Librarian, you will provide leadership, direction and expert technical services, including research data management and data curation, information discovery, visualization, research computing and scholarly communication. You’ll be responsible for facilitating access to research related systems, software, training and assistance.


About you
To be successful you will possess 

  • A degree in relevant field with at least 4 years' experience in research, library and information management or information technology, or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training.
  • Experience with integrated information management systems and the design of associated metadata management, processes and workflow.
  • High level analytical, research, communication and report writing skills.
  • Knowledge of data management plans and grant requirements, open access concepts, copyright & licenses and scholarly communication principles.
  • Knowledge of best practices supporting the research communication lifecycle, including systems, tools, workflows and training.
  • Experience with or knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods, research computing, and research data management and curation.
  • Experience with or knowledge of open science, data literacy, data management, open access, and scholarly


To view the responsibilities of the role please click on the: Position Profile


Appointment to this role will be at Professional Level 7. The base salary will be in the range $86,390 to $94,829 per annum. The total remuneration package will be in the range of $101,076 to $110,949 per annum including 17% superannuation.


What's in it for you?

  • An employer who values your contribution to build a bigger, better and stronger university
  • Work with a University committed to changing people's lives for the better through training, education and research
  • An enviable lifestyle within the unique and spectacular Northern Territory
  • Opportunities for professional development, paid study and career progression
  • 17% superannuation 
  • 6 weeks of paid annual leave 
  • 20 weeks of paid parental leave, in addition to government payments (eligibility criteria apply)
  • Recognition of prior service with another Australian University / NT Government for Long Service Leave
  • Free on-campus parking 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging opportunities


How to Apply
All applications must be received online via the 'apply' button and should include your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the role and relevant skills and experience.


For a confidential discussion please contact Iftikhar Hayat, Associate Director Business Excellence on 08 8946 7005 or email


Diversity and Inclusion
At CDU we actively celebrate our diversity. We innovate, embrace new ideas, and act with courage and kindness. We're about what we can give to the world rather than what we take, and we believe in the transformative power of education. We work hard to make sure every member of our university community feels that they truly belong. Understanding that it is through our focus on our people and leveraging our differences that will make CDU the most connected university in Australia, we are striving to ensure that our culture and our community is inclusive of all our staff, students and visitors. We are committed to maintaining a culture where everyone feels respected, safe, encouraged to speak up and supported in achieving their professional goals. Applications from First Nations people, women at all levels, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disability, neurotypical and neurodiverse people, LGBTIQ+ people, people with family and caring responsibilities and people at all stages of their careers are welcomed.


You make CDU. And we want you to be exactly who you are.  


Applications Close: Sunday 2 October 2022

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