Library Specialist II – Database Integrity & Analysis Specialist – George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Library Specialist II – Database Integrity & Analysis Specialist

The George Mason University Libraries seek to fill the position of Database Integrity & Analysis Specialist. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:

The Database Integrity & Analysis Specialist is responsible for extracting library system-generated data for the division and for constructing and running reports to fulfill collection-related data needs for ongoing and one-time initiatives, projects, and/or processes. This position also works to ensure the accuracy of data in the integrated library system (Ex Libris Alma). We are looking for a collaborative, detail-oriented individual to work closely with faculty and staff both within the division and in other departments to ensure that report-related and database integrity needs are met in a timely and accurate manner.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and/or 2-3 years of equivalent library experience

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, but also as part of a team in a fast-paced, production- and service-oriented environment.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Aptitude for accurate and detail-oriented work.

Advanced organizational skills, including the ability to manage competing priorities, meet deadlines, and exercise good judgment.

Advanced effective interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral).

Strong and well-developed service orientation and understanding of functional work and its impact on other library units as well as the user community.

Advanced working knowledge of data analysis and data management tools (e.g. Excel, Access, OpenRefine, etc.)

Working knowledge of MS Office software, particularly Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated knowledge of integrated library systems, discovery and access systems, bibliographic utilities, such as OCLC Connexion, and related systems and tools.

Demonstrated knowledge of MARC21 fields, record structure, etc.

Working knowledge of batch record editing (e.g. MarcEdit).

Experience creating and running system-generated reports.

For the full position description and application instructions, please see: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/47089

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