New York University’s Data Services, a joint NYU Libraries and NYU Information Technology Services (ITS) service, is seeking a full-time Data Services Specialist to provide computing support to a diverse body of faculty, students, and staff at NYU in the areas of qualitative data analysis and web survey research. The Data Services Specialist works in a vibrant and collaborative environment as part of a team that supports all phases of the data lifecycle for quantitative, qualitative, and geospatial research.
Providing consultation on a walk-in and appointment basis, leading Data Services instructional tutorials, and preparing Data Services training documentation, with a primary focus on QDA and web survey software.
Initiating and contributing to Data Services projects.
Keeping up-to-date on technical advances and methodological trends in qualitative and web survey research
Performing various administrative duties associated with managing an academic facility.
Required Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a social science or other related field
Preferred Education: Graduate degree in a social science or related discipline requiring interaction with statistical software and/or data sets.
Required Experience 2-3 years’ experience conducting or assisting with qualitative academic research with Atlas.ti and/or NVivo QDA software. Basic experience conducting or assisting with research utilizing web survey tools such as Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, or others.
Preferred Experience: Experience in an academic environment, preferably in IT and/or Libraries. 1-3 years’ experience conducting or assisting with research utilizing web survey tools such as Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, or others. Experience teaching QDA or survey software packages and/or research methods. Proficiency with commonly used qualitative and/or survey research methods.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent public service, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Ability to work courteously and effectively with patrons and colleagues in a collaborative team environment. Proficiency with commonly used qualitative and survey research methods
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