Strategic Assessment Librarian

Clemson, SC
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Salary: $70,000+
Created: October 11, 2023


Strategic Assessment Librarian

Clemson University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Strategic Assessment Librarian. This position works in a collaborative library environment to plan, promote, and sustain a culture of assessment across the Libraries and articulate the value of academic library services. The Strategic Assessment Librarian assumes a leadership role in planning, implementing, and sustaining an assessment program for Clemson University Libraries. The librarian will identify and assess meaningful organizational performance indicators for improvement, including establishing procedures and monitoring all reporting mechanisms. This is a 12-month tenure track position.

The individual will lead strategic assessment across all divisions and work closely with department heads and librarians to pursue data-driven insight on library operations and user experiences, including collections, facilities, instruction, and library technology. Designs an assessment program that informs library strategic planning and aligns with the university’s mission and planning. This position works closely with the library’s Strategic Directions Facilitator to ensure alignment with the library’s strategic plan.

Qualified candidates will possess an ALA-accredited graduate degree in librarianship or a relevant accredited graduate degree in another scholarly field as deemed appropriate by the Libraries, at least two years of post-MLS/MLIS experience as an assessment librarian or coordinator, and a proven record of conducting library assessment projects and applying research methods (i.e., qualitative and quantitative research design methods).

The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of project management applications such as Jira. Experience submitting grant proposals and the IRB process. Knowledge of accreditation standards and academic library programs, and other similar reports for academic libraries. Demonstrated ability utilizing software for data organization and analysis (e.g., Excel, Access, SPSS, or NVivo).

Faculty rank and minimum salary of $70,000 based on the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Various medical plans, dental plans, and retirement plans are available. 18 days annual leave, 15 days sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and liberal professional development leave are provided. Library faculty receive an individual stipend for travel or other professional development activity.

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Published: Friday, October 13, 2023 21:05 UTC

Last updated: Friday, October 13, 2023 21:05 UTC