The Library Collections Analyst works with the Collections Strategist to develop processes for reporting and analyzing data on library collections to support planning, assessment, and decision-making. The analyst works with data from diverse sources, developing analytic processes targeting value, usage, and cost studies for library collections in various formats. The analyst works across the library organization to integrate data from multiple sources, demonstrates creativity when encountering roadblocks, and is diligent about maximizing the quality and use of data collected. The analyst champions the use of data in the decision-making process, is adept at data visualizations and representations, report-writing, and the development of data communications. The analyst manages projects relating to analysis of collection data, developing dashboards for both baseline analyses repeating over time and ad hoc analyses to support unique decision points.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer/Information Science, Business, Graphic Design, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience required; experience in project planning required; considerable experience developing and managing data from multiple sources for conducting data analysis; advanced skills using Excel to present, summarize, and manipulate data; excellent oral, written and visual communication skills; demonstrated problem solving skills; successful candidates will be detail oriented, able to balance multiple priorities and effectively meet deadlines, be flexible and able to work positively with others and work independently as well as a member of a team.
Experience working with usage data; knowledge of database structures and queries.
Target Salary: $18.75 - $20.91 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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