The Librarian for Assessment provides leadership and vision for assessment,
measurement, planning and analysis throughout the Yale University Library
(YUL) and strives to ensure that these activities are integral parts of the
Library's programs, services, and collections. Oversees and participates in
assessment efforts throughout YUL; serves as an internal consultant for data-
gathering and assessment activities conducted by other Library
staff; works with Library colleagues to analyze and report
assessment data; represents the Library in campus, regional
and national assessment efforts; evaluates the
effectiveness of Library assessment efforts and how they support the mission
and strategic goals of the Library and the University; and
recommends ways to strengthen the Library's assessment and measurement
programs. This position reports to the Associate University
Librarian for Program Development and Research.
Required Education and Experience:
Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association
accredited Library school. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in a
related discipline may be required or substituted for an MLS. Appointment to
this rank is limited to two years at which time it is expected that the
individual will develop necessary requirements to meet expectations of
performance at the Librarian 2 level.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Appointment to the Librarian 2 level requires a minimum of two years of
professional library experience and professional accomplishments. Appointment
at the Librarian 3 level requires a minimum of five years professional
experience and professional accomplishments appropriate to the rank.
Proven ability to use various database tools to provide staff with reports and
information as requested, including using queries and scripting tools to
display reports in web interfaces.
Proven ability to perform high-level business analytics, to interpret data,
and to deliver quality analysis in a fast-paced environment.
Strong customer service orientation. Excellent analytical
skills. Strong interpersonal and listening
skills. Excellent organizational, management, and oral and
written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with varied groups in a complex
organization and to work collaboratively in a rapidly changing team
environment. A firm understanding of Library services and
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Experience in a research library.
Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply
online at www.yale.edu/jobs - the STARS req ID for this position is 20111BR.
Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact
information of three professional
references. Please be sure to reference
this web site and #20111BR in your cover letter when applying for this
Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and
students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of
underrepresented minority groups.
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