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Position: Assessment Librarian
Position Starts:6/30/2017 Listing Closes: 9/28/2017 Listing Submitted: 6/30/2017
Position Description: The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Library is hiring! We will be filling several important positions come Fall 2017. Join us in building a library for the 21st Century. The Rio Grande Valley has a rich cultural heritage, low cost of living, and blossoms with new opportunities. If you 're a librarian with a passion for education, creative ideas, and a willingness to relocate, UTRGV is the place for you!


Responsible for working with library stakeholders to gather, analyze, and interpret data reflective of library services and resources. Generates reports and visualizations to demonstrate impact and contribution to the library and universitys mission and goals.


- Provides leadership and support for evidence-based decision making related to services, collections, technology, and physical spaces.
- Conducts end-user research, gathering and analyzing data in support of strategic planning and other overall library assessment initiatives.
- Responds to statistical requests, providing and analyzing data from library systems, the library website, and other online data sources.
- Promotes the integration of assessment into all phases of planning, services, and collection management.
- Works to analyze user trends and may assist in budgetary planning as it relates to supporting user needs.
- Develops the library collection, acting as liaison for assigned academic departments within the university.
- Maintains knowledge of library trends and best practices in academic libraries, including reference/research materials, instruction methodologies, educational technologies, and principles of information literacy.
- Works cooperatively with other library departments and supervisors on all UTRGV campuses.
- May supervise librarians and staff, establishing workflows and general direction as necessary.
- Serves on library committees and standing university committees as required.
- Participates in continuing education and professional development opportunities (e.g. conferences, workshops, webinars, etc.) as needed to maintain required skills.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Institution: University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Type of Library: Academic
City: Edinburg, Texas
Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Comment: Commensurate with experience
Telephone: (956)665-2451 Fax: 
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Required Education: Masters degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited library school, or a Masters degree in statistics or related field.
Required Experience: REQUIRED

Three (3) years of experience working in an academic library, preferably in a research or assessment role. Experience with statistical tools such as SPSS, SUSHI, and Counter. Familiarity with library-specific assessment tools such as LibQual or ClimateQual.


Experience in assessment, data management, data analysis, and data visualization. Expertise in the use of statistical tools such as SPSS, SUSHI, and Counter. Experience with library assessment tools. Project management experience. Experience designing and executing assessment projects.

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