Assessment and Analytics Manager
Officer of Administration
Information Technology, Library, Computer and
Appointment Type and Duration:
$62,500 - $73,400 per year
Application Review Begins
March 16, 2023; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure consideration for the position, please include with your
- a cover letter stating your interest and qualifications for the
- a current resume, which includes dates of employment.
About the University
The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest
members of the Association of American Universities and holds the
distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the
Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO
enrolls more than 20,000 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students
representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. The University
of Oregon is guided by a diversity framework that involves a
commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion or all students,
faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. In recent years, the
university has increased the diversity of its student body and
raised average GPAs and test scores for incoming students. The UO's
295-acre campus features state-of-the-art facilities in an
arboretum-like setting within the traditional homelands of the
Kalapuya people. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city of
157,000 with a wide range of cultural and culinary offerings, a
pleasant year-round climate, and a community engaged in
environmental and social concerns. The campus is within easy
driving distance of the Pacific Coast, the Cascade Mountains, and
About the UO Libraries
The University of Oregon Libraries is an essential partner in the
University's educational, research, and public service mission.
With five locations on the Eugene campus, and branches at UO
Portland and at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, the
Libraries offer many flexible, service- and technology-rich
environments for our users' research and learning needs. The UO
Libraries is committed to supporting and enhancing the diversity of
the university community, to providing a culturally inclusive
environment where diversity of thought and expression is valued and
respected, and to disrupting systemic inequalities. With a focus on
equity in service, we strive to create a powerful learning
community, a welcoming space where faculty, students, and patrons
of all ages and cultural and ethnic backgrounds can access the
information necessary to achieve their personal and professional
goals. Our mission is to actively support the student learning
experience, enable the creation and stewardship of knowledge, and
contribute to advancements in teaching, research, scholarship, and
public service. We value intellectual freedom, user-centered
service, evidence-based approaches, transparency, innovation,
teamwork, diversity, and integrity.
The University of Oregon Libraries is the only Association of
Research Libraries (ARL) member in Oregon. The library is a member
of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, SPARC, Center for Research
Libraries, DuraSpace, the Council on Library and Information
Resources, Coalition for Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, and other
About Central Services
Central Services encompasses seven major functional and operational
areas within UO Libraries: Assessment, Business Services,
Communications, Facilities, Financial Management Services, Human
Resources, and Risk Management. The mission of Central Services is
to ensure the libraries' central services operations are
integrated, timely, high-quality, equitable, accessible, and
The Assessment and Analytics Manager is integral to analyzing the
performance of UO Libraries and its progress in meeting its goals.
This position develops and performs assessment using a variety of
tools, manages databases and data dashboards, and collects,
analyzes, and reports both quantitative and qualitative data
pertaining to organizational effectiveness and user experience. The
primary purpose of this position is to make reliable, accurate, and
complete data available to the library's administrators and other
stakeholders to facilitate informed decision-making and ultimately
improve research and student learning outcomes.
The Assessment and Analytics Manager provides leadership in the
development and implementation of the Libraries' assessment plan
and in creating and maintaining a culture of assessment in the
organization. This position works closely and collaboratively with
Libraries Research Data Analyst and Data Librarians of the UO
Libraries Data Services unit in order to follow best practices and
implement effective methods of data gathering and assessment. Data
collection and analysis are to be completed in a coordinated and
meaningful way with emphasis on design, accuracy, evaluation, and
analysis, and delivery of data through visual and/or narrative
means (including data dashboards, slide presentations, and
potentially written reports). Success will enable documentation of
UO Libraries' impact on the university and local/global community,
and provide a broader perspective and insight into library
services, goals, and performance.
We are aware that some people are less likely to apply for jobs
unless they meet every qualification in the job description
including the preferred qualifications. We are most interested in
finding the best candidate for the job and recognize that
successful candidates may come from a variety of career
trajectories, including bringing skills and abilities gained
outside a classroom context. We encourage you to apply, even if you
don't believe you meet every one of our preferred qualifications
and will consider equivalent skill sets.
- Master's Degree in a relevant area, or an equivalent
combination of education and experience.
- Basic knowledge of research design and analysis (including
quantitative and qualitative data concepts and methods), survey
design, and understanding of different types of data visualization
and their uses.
- Experience and/or education in social or behavioral sciences,
library or information sciences, educational research/statistics,
higher education, data science, computer science, or a related
- Experience performing a basic level of data cleaning and
analysis using Excel, Google Sheets, SPSS, SAS, STATA, or similar
data/statistical software tools.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including sensitivity in
working with individuals who are highly diverse in many facets of
identity, including but not limited to gender, gender identity,
ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, ability, income, level
of educational attainment, and religion.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities, identify
long-range goals, design realistic plans to attain them, and meet
- Growth-oriented mindset to learn new systems, tools, and
approaches to analysis and problem-solving.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to present to audiences with a broad range of
backgrounds and varying levels of experience with research,
measurement, and analysis.
- Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret both quantitative
and qualitative data.
- Expertise in survey design and administration.
- Experience in project management for a large, complex
- Experience creating data visualizations.
- Intermediate knowledge of quantitative or qualitative
data/statistical analysis methods (e.g., simple linear regression,
multiple regression, other modeling skills).
- Experience with programming languages relevant to data
cleaning/analysis (e.g. Python, R, MATLAB).
- Two or more years experience in higher education or academic
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
University of Oregon students and employees are required to be
vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,
national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and
policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the
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services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/531235/assessment-and-analytics-manager