Library Performance Analyst

Camperdown, Australia
$100K + 17% superannuation
03 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Mar 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time, continuing
  • Fantastic opportunity for a data analyst to contribute to our Library environment
  • Base Salary $100K + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Library Performance Analyst creates and disseminates meaningful performance-related data to support the monitoring and development of client-focused library services and practices. This role is responsible for collating, verifying, cleansing, analysing and visualising data to support Library programs, including cyclical reporting, service improvement projects, and strategic initiatives.

The Library Performance Analyst will work with various software solutions, cleaning, reconciling, and transforming large data sets, and interrogating the data to successfully demonstrate the acquired insights. The position provides high level data analytics and data visualisation and is central to the development of Library dashboards and other reporting platforms. The position will work on programs that significantly impact organisational operational excellence.

The University Library reserves the right to transfer or rotate the location of this position to any of its Library sites based on workloads, professional development, or business needs.

About you

  • is degree qualified in preferred areas of data science, statistics, and analytics with working experience within similar roles
  • proficiency building dashboards using data visualisation applications
  • advanced skills in excel, report writing and data manipulation
  • demonstrated expertise in analysing data, using data to create compelling stories and using data to inform service improvement
  • ability to clearly communicate and summarise statistical and technical information
  • demonstrated ability to develop ideas and solutions with internal and external clients, displaying a thorough understanding of clients' and business needs
  • the demonstrated ability to identify new and emerging technologies and to assess and implement new and emerging technology solutions and initiatives that assist learning, teaching and research needs and improve the quality of the library services
  • relevant experience in planning and delivering research or education analytics advisory services and projects in a complex environment.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

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Applications Close

Sunday 19 March 2023 11:59 PM