Position:  Assessment Librarian

Rank:  Associate University Librarian

Reports to:  Dean of University Libraries

Salary:  Minimum salary $63,700; Actual salary will reflect selected professional’s experience and credentials

Requisition #:  0907727

Deadline:  April 6, 2015 - review of applications will begin on March 19, 2015

Please note that this posting has specific instructions for the submission of application materials - see our website at: http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/careers.htm for further details. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered.

Job Summary

The Assessment Librarian is a faculty tenure track position that is a leader in developing and coordinating the implementation of a comprehensive and strategic assessment program within the George A. Smathers Libraries. The position serves to promote a culture of assessment, to provide various forms of expertise and increase the technical competencies of library staff in this area. This expert oversees and participates in assessment efforts throughout the Libraries; collects, analyzes, and documents a wide range of data; and contributes to a data–driven approach to achieving strategic objectives. The Assessment Librarian supports data analysis and reporting needs across the Smathers Libraries, and provides training and consultation on evaluation, data, and reporting tools and techniques. The work of the Assessment Librarian and the engagement of library staff will both enable the Smathers Libraries to document value and impact and to make evidence-based decisions, ensuring that the most effective programs, services, and spaces are offered to users.

The Smathers Libraries encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the Assessment Librarian will serve on various committees and teams, including the Statistics and Assessment Committee. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Assessment Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities. The Assessment Librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

For further details on this position, view the posting on the DLF website: http://www.diglib.org/archives/7973

Application Process

To apply, submit 1) a cover letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for this position; 2) a written statement answering the question ‘Why has assessment become an emerging discipline within academic libraries?’(250-500 words); 3) a documentation depicting the work product of an assessment project you have led; 4) your current resume or CV; and 5) a list of three references including their contact information (address, telephone number, and email). Apply by April 6, 2015 (applications will be reviewed beginning March 19, 2015). Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at http://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/62282. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact Bonnie Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at [log in to unmask].

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