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|ALLStAR Project Manager Position|
OPEN POSITION: ALLStAR Project Manager
NELLCO is a vibrant consortium of law libraries established over thirty years ago. Founded as a regional cooperative network of just 15 New England Law Libraries, NELLCO now has more than 120 member law libraries across the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. A nimble, dynamic, member driven organization, NELLCO has proven its value to members in four vital realms: collaboration, communication, innovation, and education.
NELLCO is currently based in Albany, New York’s capital city, known for its quality of life and low cost of living. Albany frequently ranks in the lists of best places to live among all cities in New York and across the United States.
NELLCO is seeking an experienced, collaborative, Project Manager to work directly on ALLSTAR (Academic Law Libraries: Statistics, Analytics, and Reports) Benchmarking, the academic law library data collection, analysis, and benchmarking project and tool developed by academic law librarians.
Under the general supervision of the NELLCO Executive Director and in consultation with the ALLStAR Advisory Board, the ALLStAR Project Manager will oversee the rapid development of ALLStAR Benchmarking, a sophisticated, web-based data collection and analysis tool. ALLStAR allows subscribers to input and compare data; create, analyze, and export data and reports; and conduct internal assessment and peer benchmarking utilizing the data. Some of the data is publicly available and mass-uploaded; other data requires manual entry by participants.
ALLStAR was collaboratively developed over three-years by academic law librarians, led by Yale Law Library, and in partnership with NELLCO. ALLStAR runs on the Counting Opinions LibPAS platform. The ALLStAR Project Manager will chair the ALLStAR Advisory Board and oversee the continued development of ALLStAR Benchmarking. The ALLStAR Project Manager will edit ALLStAR in LibPAS CMS; solicit input for refinement from the academic law library community; work closely with the ALLStAR Advisory Board; take the initiative to implement enhancements to ALLStAR; advise subscribers on how to use and maximize ALLStAR including creating reports relevant to their institutional needs; help subscribers analyze data; work closely with Counting Opinions to upload publicly available data and implement high-level changes to ALLStAR; demonstrate ALLStAR’s value to subscribers and potential subscribers; maintain NELLCO’s ALLStAR webpage; promote ALLStAR at conferences, meetings, and other venues.
The part-time position is estimated to work approximately ten hours per week, with some weeks requiring less time while others requiring more. This position is a one-year appointment with the option of continued employment at the end of the year. The successful candidate will be highly organized, productive, self-motivated, and an excellent communicator and team player.
More information on ALLStAR Benchmarking can be found at www.nellco.org/allstar.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to perform responsibilities ethically, confidentially, and with integrity
Knowledge of advanced statistics and statistical tools
NELLCO is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.