The George Washington University Libraries and Academic Innovation (LAI) is the bedrock of scholarship and learning at GW. Underpinning all aspects of the academic experience, our work is the foundation of integrated teaching, learning, and research throughout the university. A nimble, data-driven organization, we connect scholars with the tools, resources, and knowledge to generate transformative research and deepen student academic engagement, regardless of educational modality. LAI nurtures scholars throughout the spectrum of the academic experience, from formative undergraduate experiences through the pursuit of advanced research and teaching. We anchor the university in its mission to provide a unique, rigorous education to every student and become one of the nation’s premier research universities. Reporting to the Director of Library IT Services, the Data Analyst, Library Systems Integration is a member of the technology team which includes web development, digital collections, and research support initiatives.
The Data Analyst, Library Systems Integration combines a strong service orientation and experience in application development to ensure that GW Libraries and Academic Innovation maintains and builds upon the high level of services in facilitating the information discovery it delivers to the GW community. The Data Analyst, Library Systems Integration takes an innovative, service-centric approach to the oversight of several key library information management and discovery systems (including GW’s implementations of Alma, Primo, and ArchivesSpace). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Enabling data integration across distributed and heterogeneous local and external data sources.
Providing statistical, usage, and collection reports in support of decision making for library collections and services.
Promptly reporting issues/problems to vendor(s) with follow-through until resolution.
Responsible for the integrated library system (currently Voyager), link resolver, proxy authentication, and interlibrary loan (ILLiad) systems.
The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC. The incumbent may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
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