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Analytics Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian II) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 508455)

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Analytics Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian II) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 508455)

Applications are invited for appointment as Analytics Librarian (at the rank of Assistant Librarian II) in the University Libraries (Ref.: 508455), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess: (1) a Bachelor’s degree and a recognized professional qualification in data science, statistics, business analytics; and a Master’s degree in library and information science (e.g. M.L.S. or equivalent) OR an advanced degree relevant to the position; (2) at least 5 years’ post-qualification working experience in business intelligence; (3) experience in data manipulation, statistical analysis, predictive modelling techniques and data visualization; (4) working experience in data analytics tools; (5) the ability to work independently to analyze data and solve complex problems logically, systematically and creatively; (6) basic knowledge of library functions and processes with the ability to advise or recommend continuous improvement solutions; and (7) good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills in both English and Chinese.

Reporting to the Associate Librarian of Technical Services and Technology Support Services and working within a growing digital development team, the Analytics Librarian will work closely with librarians and others across the Libraries’ network.  He/She will be responsible for developing a technical expertise on practical solutions of data analysis, data insight, and data mining and visualization. The appointee will (i) collect, analyze, build visualizations and dashboards in data platform, and generate reports for quantitative and qualitative data gathered from various sources (including library systems, vendor statistics, observations, surveys, web analytics, etc.); (ii) liaise with data owner to identify and collect information about data collections at the University; (iii) use business acumen to communicate findings, and mine vast amounts of data for useful insights to influence/suggest the way to approach business challenges; (iv) analyze data from multiple angles, looking for trends that highlight problems or opportunities; (v) analyze data for trends and patterns and to find answers to specific questions; and (vi) assist in policy formulation for effective data management and analysis for business assessment.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Closes October 27,2021.

 

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