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Assistant or Associate Librarian - Assessment Coordinator

Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Librarian - Assessment Coordinator
Job Location: Logan , UT
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Library administration, librarian
Other Professional fields
Application Closing Date: 3/8/2018
Date Posted: 2018-02-13
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant or Associate Librarian - Assessment Coordinator
Utah State University

Position Summary:

Utah State University’s Merrill­-Cazier Library seeks an analytical, collaborative, and innovative individual to serve as the Assessment Coordinator in a tenure-track faculty role of Assistant or Associate Librarian.

This newly created position reports to the Department Head/Associate Dean for Instruction, Collections, and Patron Services and works with library faculty and staff cultivating a culture of assessment.

The Assessment Coordinator develops and directs, in conjunction with library faculty and staff, assessment projects of library resources, services, spaces, and technology to help determine impact and achievement of library and university mission and strategic goals.


  • Strategize and coordinate with library faculty and staff, the on-going, long-term assessment and evaluation of resources, services, spaces, and technology through qualitative and quantitative research design and analytical, data-driven, analysis
  • Serve as liaison to campus and consortia assessment efforts, including through subject librarian efforts
  • Support library marketing efforts through data analysis and reports
  • Chair Library Assessment Committee
  • Coordinate collection and preservation of assessment data and reports

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree in a relevant discipline by May 2018
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and strategize to manage, implement and execute projects
  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish complicated tasks and projects with minimal supervision
  • Familiarity developing and designing assessment activities and gathering and reporting on data via quantitative & qualitative methodologies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including listening, writing, and speaking
  • Ability to work as part of a team environment and independently as needed
  • Commitment to meeting established Library criteria for promotion and tenure
  • Ability to analyze, share data and create reports
  • In order to be appointed at the Associate Librarian level, the candidate must have a minimum of 6 years experience in an academic setting in addition to the above

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS
  • Experience with, or ability to learn, data analysis and statistical and data visualization tools like Excel or SPSS
  • Conversant with IRB protocols
  • Prior experience with library assessment
  • Academic library experience

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