Data and Digital Services Assistant

Contact Information
Jonathan Cain
1299 University of Oregon
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 1:42pm
Open Until Filled: 
Open until filled, review begins on: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 1:42pm
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring
Academic Year: 
  • Create learning objects that support data literacy and use of data analysis tools
  • Assist in the creation of subject specific data products
  • Assist in the use of digital tools for data analysis
  • Assist in teaching data related workshops
  • Attend and provide support to library and instructional groups working on data services issues

Graduate students pursuing any master’s or doctoral degree may apply.

Preferred Qualifications: 


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to convey technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative setting
  • Knowledge of at least one statistical languages such as R, Python, SAS
  • Ability to acquire new skills quickly


  • Experience with social science research methods
  • Knowledge of public sector data sources
  • Teaching and/or consultation experience
  • Comfort with social media tools
  • Instructional design experience
Application Procedure: 

Please submit application materials electronically as one single PDF or Word document to Jonathan O. Cain,, UO Libraries. Materials should include in this order: 1) cover letter explaining interest and skills related to this position; 2) résumé or CV; and 3) names and contact information for three references.

Our General Duties and Responsibilities Statement (GDRS), which includes our general appointment/reappointment process and criteria, is available online.

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