Utah State University’s MerrillCazier 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
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.
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
Utah State University offers a competitive benefits package, to include medical and dental with a 14.2% retirement contribution by the University, and 22 days/year vacation. The Library provides generous support for professional development and travel.
Utah State University is a multi-campus, land-grant institution. Utah State University’s campus in Logan is located 80 miles north of Salt Lake City, within easy driving distance of many national parks. The surrounding Wasatch Mountains, including ski resorts, trails, lakes and rivers, place Utah State University in one of the finest outdoor recreational environments in the nation.
Review of applications will begin on March 8, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled.
Apply online at: http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=3181.
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