Content Strategy Analyst

Columbia, Missouri
Sep 23, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Content Strategy Analyst

Department: Stafford Library

Location: Columbia, MO

Type: Staff, Full-Time

Job Summary:

The Content Strategy Analyst supports and maintains textbook information gathering, reporting, and delivery to students in our Online and CCG programs. The Analyst will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of information and working with internal and external partners to deliver materials to students. The Analyst will also be responsible for coordinating textbook delivery from vendors and suppliers to students nationwide. They will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of reporting back from vendors and suppliers, as well as taking the external reporting and creating internal documents and reports.

  • Collaborate with from Program Coordinators, Instructional Designers, and Location Directors to develop a comprehensive list of course materials each session
  • Work closely with Assistant Director of Instructional Design & Technology and Online Program Coordinators to manage the textbook edition update process for online courses
  • Identify courses that use physical materials and within the confines of the master syllabi and full-time faculty preferences, work with the Director of Library & Content Strategy to develop a strategic plan for transitioning from print to physical materials in collaboration with Columbia College Global staff and/or Online Instructional Design & Technology staff
  • Communicate with and maintain positive working relationship with various publishers and vendors, especially those in which the College has an inclusive access agreement
  • Coordinate with bookstores to identify textbook edition changes, inventory, and out of print issues; coordinate with appropriate faculty and staff accordingly to address such issues
  • Assist in troubleshooting issues for students as needed
  • Coordinate third-party logistic vendor ordering and payments
  • Keep accurate details on course materials and inform internal constituents of changes to information
  • Create, maintain, and analyze reports and statistics relating to the cost of course materials. Use this data along with the Director of Library & Content Strategy to guide content strategy decision-making
  • Review and process invoices for payment
  • Fulfill additional responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience in a higher education setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working at a library and/or with publishers
  • Educational background in library science
  • Master’s degree
  • Extensive Excel experience
  • Benefits Summary

Columbia College values its employees and is committed to offering benefits designed to help enhance their health and well-being.  Columbia College views the benefits offered to its workforce as an important component of the overall compensation package made available by the College.  We strive to offer our employees comprehensive and affordable benefits that make Columbia College an even more attractive place to work.

The College offers generous benefits to eligible employees that include:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance 
  • Basic life insurance and AD&D insurance
  • A Health Savings Account contribution by the College of $1,000 per year to eligible employees
  • A 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan, to which the College contributes 8% of an employee’s annual compensation that vests at 20% a year after the employee satisfies a one year waiting period, is at least 21 years of age, has worked at least 1,000 hours in a Plan year
  • Paid vacation leave
  • Paid sick leave
  • An Employee Educational Grant program that allows eligible individuals to take undergraduate in-seat classes at Columbia College tuition free, and online undergraduate courses at a 75% tuition reduction
  • A Graduate Educational Grant program that allows eligible individuals to take graduate classes in-seat or online at Columbia College, at a 75% tuition reduction
  • Participation in Tuition Exchange programs that allows full time employees to send their non-emancipated children to other member institutions with no or significantly reduced tuition charges

Other Requirements: Ability to satisfy, within the parameters set by the College and consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, a criminal background check as a condition of employment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

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