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Sr. Manager for Data Analysis & Integration Manager

Sr. Manager for Data Analysis & Integration Manager

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US-NY-New York
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Division of Libraries (LB1082)
Knowledge Access & Resource Management Services

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Position Summary

The Senior Manager for Data Analysis and Integration (DAI) will have a demonstrated history of portfolio management and expertise in integrated library systems and/or metadata discovery systems. The Senior Manager will lead service oriented team of library technologists responsible for the access, integrity, interoperability, and delivery of data across library systems that support core library services. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Knowledge Access and Resource Management Services (KARMS) the Manager/Head of DAI is a key senior managerial position within KARMS, and within the Libraries’ Department Managers Group. The position provides leadership, vision, strategic direction, and expertise for a staff of 6 FTE professionals. The staff is responsible for implementation, documentation, and routinization of automated processing workflows; design and application of tools for data extraction, remediation, enhancement, and aggregation; monitoring, administration, maintenance, and configuration of the library ILS, discovery, and other systems; management and integration of e-resource metadata across library systems; and development, administration, and maintenance of the Division of Libraries’ data warehouse including oversight of the ingest, extraction, and delivery data in support of library services and assessment. The incumbent will collaborate with colleagues across the Division of Libraries, especially colleagues in the Knowledge Access Design and Development, Metadata Production and Management, Resource Management, Archival Collections Management, Library Information Technology Services, and User Experience departments. The incumbent will serve as a partner in the educational mission of NYU by establishing strong relationships with faculty and other colleagues, and providing responsive and innovative information services.


Required Education:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Library and Information Science or any other relevant degree.

Preferred Education:
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Library and Information Science, or equivalent experience preferred

Required Experience:
Five or more years increasingly responsible leadership experience in library, or related research setting. Must include experience supervising staff. Experience with integrated library systems and/or metadata discovery systems, with emphasis on application administration, batch metadata processing, and XML parsing; Experience in managing or integrating with unified index discovery layers such as EDS, Summon, etc. Experience with Linux/Unix server environments; Knowledge of SQL and major databases including Oracle and SQL Server; Experience with XML, XSLT, JSON, Javascript, shell scripts, APIs, Git, and data visualization tools.

Preferred Experience:
Preferred experience in library technical services or system administration in an academic or other research library. Experience supervising a technical team is highly desirable.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Demonstrated leadership, innovative problem-solving, and a strong commitment to service excellence. Evidence of success in introducing and managing change in complex environments. Outstanding organizational and analytical skills to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with a fluctuating workload, and competing priorities. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain close and productive working relationships with colleagues and constituents. Ability and willingness to mentor staff, encourage professional growth, and strengthen cross-departmental collaborations. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including writing and public speaking to various constituencies. Ability to present and communicate departmental work and goals to a technical and non-technical audiences at NYU and throughout our various library communities. Working knowledge of metadata standards and frameworks such as MARC, Dublin Core, FRBR, RDA, BIBFRAME; knowledge of library technology protocols such as OpenURL, OAI-PMH, Z39.50, and SRU/W

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Experience with ArchivesSpace, Aeon, Lucene, Solr, Blacklight, and/or Hydra preferred. Formal training in one or more project management methodologies or experience as a project manager preferred

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