Research & Data Repository Manager - 532368

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on June 13, 2024
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Research & Data Repository Manager - 532368

Florida International University is a top public university that drives real talent and innovation in Miami and globally. Very high research (R1) activity and high social mobility come together at FIU to uplift and accelerate learner success in a global city by focusing in the areas of environment, health, innovation, and justice. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers. FIU serves a diverse student body of more than 56,000 and 290,000 Panther alumni. U.S. News and World Report places dozens of FIU programs among the best in the nation, including international business at No. 2. Washington Monthly Magazine ranks FIU among the top 20 public universities contributing to the public good.

Research and Data Repository Manager will manage and preserve the university's research and scholarly output, emphasizing accessibility, discoverability, and sustainability.

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the library's research and data repository activities.
  • Collects, organizes, and digitally archives research, scholarly works including publications and data, and other university content within the IR and Data Repository.
  • Participates in the ongoing identification and curation of content through outreach initiatives in collaboration with departmental liaisons.
  • Works closely with departmental  leadership in developing and refining guidelines on research data practices.
  • Supports publication of peer-reviewed research journals, conferences, and other institutional activities through the IR.
  • Creates, enhances, and maintains metadata for digital objects, adhering to recognized standards such as Dublin Core and FGDC, ensuring comprehensive and accurate metadata, improving discoverability and accessibility of the repositories¿ content.
  • Provides guidance to manage and enable discovery of digital assets and associated metadata in discovery tools, catalogues, archives, and repositories.
  • Supports data literacy programs and initiatives, including trainings on data management practices, file organization, metadata creation, and data documentation.
  • Collaborates on library-wide strategies for long-term preservation of digital materials.
  • Promotes the library repository services to faculty, researchers, and students.
  • Works with the Libraries technical team to update and implement IR and data management technologies.
  • Participates in grant related activities including proposal development and implementation.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field and four (4) years related business or administrative experience, or Master's degree in business or related field and two (2) years related business or administrative experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience independently managing projects in digital collections, data repositories, or other intellectual asset management systems.
  • Knowledge of technical processes such as scripting, coding, digitization, video editing, web publishing, use of AI, etc.

Job Category:

  • Administrative

Advertised Salary:

  • $55,000 - $60,000

Work Schedule:

  • Begin time: 8:30 AM
  • End time: 5:00 PM


  • Expanded Criminal Background Check

For further information or to apply online visit our website at and reference job opening ID # 532368


Florida Statute 1010.35 - Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant’s 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).


Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at:

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).


Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status


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