Assessment Librarian

Posted to IASSIST on: 2011-01-19

Employer: University of Tenessee, Knoxville Libraries


The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) Libraries invites applications for the newly created position of Assessment Librarian. The Assessment Librarian fosters a culture of assessment within the University Libraries and leads the design and implementation of a successful, sustainable assessment program. Engaging staff throughout the Libraries, the Assessment Librarian analyzes systems and services for continuous improvement. Working closely with library leaders to document and disseminate assessment results, the Assessment Librarian helps to incorporate the knowledge gained through assessment into library strategic planning and decision-making. The UT Knoxville campus seeks candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Required Qualifications: ALA accredited master’s degree. Demonstrated understanding of quantitative and qualitative assessment methodologies and their application in academic libraries. Experience conducting analysis and creating customized reports using statistical software applications (such as Excel, SPSS, atlas.ti). Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment, as well as independently. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong problem solving, organizational, and presentation skills. Commitment to research and creative achievement in a tenure-track faculty position. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated successful project management skills. Experience working with library-specific assessment tools in an academic or research library environment.

Archived on: 2011-02-15