Information Analytics
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Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience required. Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics, engineering, or information science. Advanced degree preferred.

Relevant experience may include: repository management, digital reformatting for preservation and access, digital collection development, or digital preservation and access.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • In-depth knowledge and experience using and applying analytical software, database management system software, database reporting software, database user interface and query software, and data mining software.
  • Expert ability to collect data using a variety of methods, such as data mining and hardcopy or electronic documentation study, to improve or expand databases.
  • Basic statistical ability.
  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities in a deadline-oriented environment; highly organized, flexible and rigorous attention to detail.
  • Ability to use logic to calculate data; efficiently construct a database or scrutinize the form of a question.
  • Ability to work with data of varying levels of quality and validity.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce data in a clear and understandable manner meeting user requirements.
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external customers.
  • Ability to take a leadership role on projects and with users/clients.

Desired/Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Broad knowledge of digital repository functions, services, and requirements.
  • Experience with or ability to learn the following applications/platforms: Samvera digital repository framework, AtoM, DSpace, Islandora, Archivematica, ArchivesSpace.
  • Experience creating, editing, and executing scripted data transformations in XML and JSON.
  • Experience using Python, Javascript, HTML, CSS, web service APIs, and SQL databases.
  • Demonstrated Relational Database Management Systems skills; ability to design and modify database schema.
  • Demonstrated experience in running quarantine check, checksum, and format validation with expertise with digital preservation packaging schemes and versioning conventions (e.g. BagsIt, OCFL, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience with data migration, ingestion, curation, and mapping.
  • Familiarity with a wide range of digital file formats, digitization, and digital reformatting practices.
  • Working knowledge of digital preservation standards, web content management systems and best practices.
  • Interest and ability to develop and apply strategies, best practices, standards, and technologies to support discovery, access, and preservation of digital collections.

Certifications and Licenses:

  • None


  • Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, writing by hand, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other).
  • Rarely use a telephone, operate hand controls.
  • Must be able to push and maneuver a fully-loaded cart weighing up to 650 pounds that requires an initial push force up to 50 pounds. Ability to lift 40 pound boxes or bundles.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


  • May work extended hours during peak business cycles.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients as well as with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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