|Published||September 20, 2022|
|Location||4400 Massachusetts Ave, Washington, D.C., District of Columbia|
|Education Requirements||Bachelor's degree or equivalent.|
|Minimum Compensation in Local Currency||$65,489|
|Maximum Compensation in Local Currency||$71,452|
|Hourly or Salary?||Salary|
|Pay Grade||Sr. Coordinator/Analyst A|
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About the Department/Unit
- Strategic assessments that support the library’s current and future strategic planning.
- Departmental assessments that evaluate a department’s day-to-day operations and services for future improvements or modifications.
- Targeted assessment activities that support internal or external needs.
- Under supervision and direction of the Library Systems and Assessment Administrator, ensures the integrity of library data by creating and documenting consistent, replicable methodologies for gathering statistics. Reviews and analyzes established workflows for gathering statistics, helping to automate them wherever possible. Identifies discrepancies and works to analyze and resolve them. Establishes common repository for library data in multiple formats; assists in the creation of dashboards and other means to visualize library data. Develops mechanisms for periodic review and streamlining of data gathering in order to minimize effort, maintain currency, and avoid redundancy. Reviews and recommends products and applications for tracking library statistics in consultation with relevant departments and consistent with local infrastructure.
- Compiles, analyzes, and reports library data to ensure that mandated statistical reports are accurate, complete, and timely. Coordinates the gathering of required statistics from internal departments and university libraries. Serves as the primary point of contact for questions about library data on a national, regional and local level, and is responsible for ensuring that externally reported or shared data is accurate, current, and consistent across platforms.
- Fosters a culture of assessment within the library in order to explain and advance the assessment agenda. Develops employee understanding of the purpose and applications for statistics gathering. Recommends baseline assessment knowledge, skills and abilities for library employees whose duties include measurement so that they understand assessment methodologies and applications. Integrates initiatives and advances shared goals as appropriate.
- Under supervision and direction of the Library Systems and Assessment Administrator, performs other related duties as assigned.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Full Time, 35 hours/week.
Sr. Coordinator/Analyst A.
$65,489 - $71,452, to commensurate with experience.
Required Education and Experience
Ability to design assessment projects, define research questions, and analyze data to improve services and programs and to guide decision-making.
Familiarity with assessment instruments such as surveys, focus groups, interviews, and rubrics.
Experience with data analysis, statistical, or visualization software applications (such as Excel, Tableau, SPSS, Stata, R, Microsoft BI).
Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), organizational skills, responsiveness, and strong problem-solving.
Ability to work independently and as a team member to assess and shift priorities and to adapt a demanding and rapidly changing environment and with multiple stakeholders in ways that were both inclusive and data-driven.
Experience with project coordination;
Experience in an academic setting, preferably in an academic/research library.
Experience conducting user-experience analysis both through qualitative user observation and quantitative tools, particularly using Google Analytics.
Preferred Education and Experience
Master's degree or ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library or Information Science.
Experience with Alma or Primo Analytics.
Experience with ORACLE BI.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
AU offers a competitive benefits package including a 200% matching retirement plan, tuition benefits for full-time staff and their families, several leadership development certificates, and has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a fit-friendly worksite. Click here to learn about American University's unique benefit options.
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