Manager of Data Analytics | Oak Park Public Library

Posted on Apr 8, 2019

The Oak Park Public Library is looking for a Manager of Data Analytics to provide leadership to build and to grow the library’s data culture. Collaborate with management and leadership teams to identify, analyze, and interpret trends and patterns in complex data sets. Build and maintain internal and external reporting measures (including dashboards and data visualizations). Manage the library’s continuous research, quantitative and qualitative data analysis efforts.

Duties and Responsibilities Include


  • Use a logic model to collect, compile, analyze, and share quantitative and qualitative data outputs, outcomes and impacts.

  • Lead data hygiene work. Identify and remove incomplete, incorrect, inaccurate, or irrelevant data or parts of data.

  • Coordinate acquisition of data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems to manage that data.

  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets for all core library services, including collections, spaces, and programs. Share results with appropriate library staff.

  • Build and maintain internal and external reporting measures (including dashboards and data visualizations) to share and monitor trends, to identify contributors to change, and to help report and communicate the library’s impact in its community.

  • Use immediately available data tools effectively and Identify needs and opportunities for new research projects, tools, and processes.

  • Assist with special projects and other duties, as assigned.

Professional Engagement/Agency Engagement

  • Consult with staff to explore research and analysis when planning new projects and services and evaluating existing ones.

  • Explore and provide or recommend learning opportunities to staff around best practices for data collection, analysis, and reporting.

  • Participate in continuous professional development.

Community Engagement

  • Explore possibilities for data sharing among community partners and industry organizations.

  • Support design, implementation, and analysis of survey data to help inform strategic decision making.


  • Participates on a team of Managers to address system-wide issues

  • Leads project and team meetings (sets the agenda, reviews and reports minutes)

  • Recommends expenditures on data tools and activities

  • Assists with the development and revision of library policies

  • Assists with planning and implementing the library’s strategic goals


  • Required: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a mathematics, statistics, or information management related discipline.

  • Required: At least 3 years of experience working with data analysis and reporting tools.

  • Desired: Master's degree in library science from an American Library Association-accredited university.


Starting annual salary range: $60,000 to $66,000, depending on experience and qualifications.


Oak Park Public Library
834 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL 60301-1314
United States

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