DescriptionKimbel Library at Coastal Carolina University is seeking a creative, innovative, and student-centered librarian to coordinate assessment activities and to develop programming to engage the university and local community. Reporting to the Head of Access Services, this is a twelve-month, faculty position at either the assistant or associate level depending on qualifications. The person in this position will coordinate the library's assessment efforts and will play a key role in demonstrating the value of the library, based on sound assessment practices. S/he will coordinate the library's outreach activities and will develop and coordinate internal and external communications in support of the library's services and resources. S/he will chair the library's marketing and outreach committee and will co-chair the library's social media committee.
The Assessment and Outreach Librarian coordinates all aspects of library assessment working with various departments to ensure accurate assessment of all library resources and services; develops and/or administers various assessment instruments to include LibQual and other surveys, focus groups or measures of library resources and services; gathers and analyzes data for reporting in the university's assessment system, Teal Online, and in support of the library's strategic plan; chairs the library's marketing and outreach committee and co-chairs the library's social media committee; coordinates the library's outreach activities to include orientation, National Library Week, Banned Books Week and other activities that promote the library; seeks grant-funded opportunities for library outreach; coordinates the development of library promotional materials and library exhibits and displays; serves as primary contact with university communications to ensure that all marketing materials comply with university guidelines; manages social media content; supervises student workers; serves as a member of the Access Services team to assist in providing for the informational and technological needs of students, faculty, staff, and community members; may include assisting at circulation desk and/or providing reference assistance; assists the dean with coordinating events for Friends of the Library; exemplifies service excellence in all aspects of work and in interactions with students, faculty and staff; represents the library in local, state, and regional partnerships and consortiums in areas of responsibility; maintains current awareness of trends in the areas of responsibility and makes recommendations for improvement; serves on library and university committees and other venues for service; and, contributes to the profession and improvement of library services through scholarly and applied research.
Candidates should submit electronically a letter of application, a current CV, copies of transcripts, and names, phone numbers, and addresses (postal and email), of three current references to: https://jobs.coastal.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts for required degrees must be received prior to any offer of employment.
CCU is an EO/AA employer.
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Published: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 14:05 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:41 UTC