OhioLINK seeks a Data Analyst to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to work with OhioLINK and OH-TECH staff to collect, analyze, and report relevant data related to OhioLINK services.
Role and Responsibilities: The Data Analyst will develop processes for capturing, analyzing, and reporting usage data, collections data, and other data in both OhioLINK and third party services and applications. This includes eTutoring platforms, the Electronic Journal Center, journal publisher entitlements and cost per use analyses, to broadly support access, assessment, and decision-making for the OhioLINK consortium. The Data Analyst works with the OhioLINK department staff and staff at member institutions to collect and integrate data from multiple sources, including electronic resources reports from collection assessment products (e.g. library Electronic Resource Management (ERM) products). The Data Analyst is adept at data visualizations and representations, report-writing, and the development of a variety of data communications.
Work Environment and Culture: The Data Analyst will report to the Collections Analyst at the Ohio Technology Consortium main office, located on Ohio State University's West Campus. The Consortium functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio's statewide technology infrastructure that includes: The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), OhioLINK and eStudent Services.
Funded by the Ohio General Assembly through the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OH-TECH reports to the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education. All fiscal and legal services are provided by the Ohio State University, with direction from the Vice President of Research. Through committees and direct contact with faculty and student researchers, OH-TECH is well positioned to meet the needs of those who require our resources. And to plan for future acquisitions and services, OH-TECH relies upon the guidance of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the advice of committees to achieve and sustain national eminence.
OhioLINK creates a competitive advantage for Ohio's higher education community by cooperatively and cost-effectively acquiring, providing access to and preserving an expanding array of print and digital scholarly resources in order to advance teaching, learning, research and the growth of Ohio's knowledge-based economy.
OhioLINK expects that all of its members will uphold and embody its vision of providing Ohio students, faculty and citizens with the best academic library content to achieve their goals and aspirations.
Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field or equivalent combination of education and experience; experience in project planning; considerable experience developing and managing data from multiple sources for conducting data analysis; advanced skills using Excel; excellent communication skills; demonstrated problem solving skills; successful candidates will be detail oriented, able to balance multiple priorities, meet deadlines, be flexible, able to work independently and as a member of a team.
Any or all of these qualifications will enhance an application: Experience with data analysis or visualization tools, especially Tableau; familiarity with Qualtrics or similar survey software; experience with library acquisitions and library consortia or large multi-site library systems in an academic or research library environment.
Target Salary: $19.23 - $20.67 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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