UA Library Administration ADM
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Tucson, AZ USA
The User Experience (UX) Researcher is dedicated to improving the digital experience for library users. They partner with library employees to identify areas of improvement in the library’s online presence. They conduct UX research, identify themes and insights, and write research summaries. They may also use web analytics data to complement the research. They then present findings to stakeholders or project team members and recommend changes to library websites and digital products.In addition to working with users and library stakeholders, they also help advance the library’s UX research operations (ResearchOps) by leading two major components in the UX research toolkit, the Research Repository and the UX participant pool. They add new research projects to the Research Repo and organize past projects, ensuring that it functions as a hub for UX research projects in the library. They also coordinate maintenance efforts for the UX participant pool.
They work in close collaboration with the library’s UX team, including the UX Strategist, Content Strategist, UX Designer, and student assistants. As a team, they create user interface prototypes, content drafts, and UX documentation with knowledge from UX research findings, then coordinate with members of Technology Strategy & Services, Marketing & Communications, and other library departments and teams to make an impact on the library’s user experience.
The UX Researcher enjoys creative problem solving and is dedicated to improving the experience and success of UA students, faculty, and staff. They will serve as an organizer of the UX@UA community to mentor peer UX learners and professionals, help organize events, and contribute to website updates.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
Designing and conducting UX research
Synthesizing and communicating research findings
UX team collaboration and supervision
Campus engagement and professional development
Full Time/Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week
Yes - Full Benefits
Rate of Pay
$48,976 - $63,991
salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Career Stream and Level
Web Sites & Applications
Type of criminal background check required:
Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Number of Vacancies
Target Hire Date
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Until Filled
Documents Needed to Apply
Resume and Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicant
This posting will remain open until filled. To ensure your application is considered, please submit your application materials by the first review date of June 5, 2023.
At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.