Assessment Librarian, University of Florida
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida metropolitan area


Assessment Librarian

Associate University Librarian

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.

The search will remain open until April 6, 2015 and review of applications
will begin on March 19, 2015. Interested candidates should
follow the application procedures outlined on the Position Vacancy
Announcement at:

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly
committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad
spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled
persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources
Office, at: [log in to unmask]

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