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Posted: Friday, August 4, 2017 9:44 PM

The New York Public Library is one of the worldA?s great public research libraries. Its four research centers provide opportunities for engagement with in:depth and unique collections, inspirational reading rooms, exhibitions, programs, and a range of research services. The Collections and Research Services Department is responsible for establishing a unified strategic vision for NYPLA?s Research Collections, including aligning budget resources to support and enhance collecting priorities; formulating and implementing a clear, responsible collection management and preservation plan for the lifecycle of all research collection material; and coordinating the development and assessment of research services and systems that position the Library as a vital resource to support learning, creativity, scholarship, and enterprise. The Collections and Services Analyst will contribute to promoting and supporting a culture of assessment and a data driven approach to planning and achieving strategic objectives in these areas. The position will work in partnership with leadership staff within the department as well as with staff across the Library to document the value and impact of NYPLA?s Research Libraries. Develops and implements quantitative and qualitative methods for evaluating collection usage, budgets, acquisitions, storage, and preservation to support Collection and Research Services, and Research Libraries initiativesManages the gathering and analysis of all research collections usage data, including physical, e:resources, and digital collectionsPrimary coordinator of research data collection and analysis; works closely with Strategic Research and Analytics dept and BookOpsBookOps staff; serves as liaison to external reporting agencies, such as the Association for Research Libraries (ARLARL), HathiTrustHathiTrust, etc.Conducts research to support new strategic initiatives in collections and research services, and documents progress for ongoing projectsCommunicates analyses with stakeholders throughout the Library through effective written reports, data visualizations, and presentationsSupports research libraries strategic initiatives by developing appropriate methodologies to track and analyze programmatic objectives and impactDocuments progress and commitments in collaborative collection development initiatives; assists in the planning and development of a knowledge database for collaborative agreements Supports the Assistant Director for Research Service and others in user testing and the Assistant Director for Collection Development in preparing and analyzing monthly expenditure reports, including analysis of individual vendorsCollaborates with other departments in the gathering and analysis of e:resource usage data and analyzing digital collection usageDevelops training sessions on the use of tools and methods in gathering program and collection data Pulls data and prepares acquisitions reports on endowment funds for Development staffSupports the preparation of reports on grants and other externally funded initiativesSupports the department in collection management space planning through analysis of collection growth projectionsLearning how to pull and evaluate circulation data from across the Research libraries and prepare accurate, detailed analyses by subject, language and date of publicationEvaluating annual collections growth in order to determine shelving needs, especially for ReCAP capacity planningAnalyzes trends in research collection development in light of national trendsDetermining appropriate presentation of data given the audience and goal of the presentationAccountability and Professionalism : Demonstrates enthusiasm for and commitment to the position and accepts responsibility for personal actions.Customer Service : Commits to meeting the expectations of internal and external customers. Listens and responds effectively to customer questions; resolves customer problems to the customerA?s satisfaction; respects a

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• Location: Manhattan

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