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Library Assessment Strategist
Reporting to the Head, Library Data Analytics and Assessment, the Library Assessment Strategist works in a collaborative library environment to plan, promote, and sustain a culture of assessment across the Libraries and helps to articulate the value of academic library services. Working alongside library units, this position supports shared documentation of quantitative and qualitative assessment data collected for the purpose of continuous improvement of library services, and ensures unit alignment with the university’s mission and planning. They may also lead or support targeted assessment activities that support internal or external needs, and will ensure that assessment activities align with library and university diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. Overall, this position will be responsible for integrating assessment methodologies with planning and decision-making related to services, instruction, technology, collections, physical spaces, outreach, archives, and overall library initiatives.
Position: Library Assessment Strategist
Organization: University Libraries, Virginia Tech
Location: Blacksburg,  VA 
United States
Salary: Minimum $58,000 dependent on qualifications and experience
Posting Start Date: 2/20/2024
Date Posted: 1/24/2024
Requirements
Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with library or assessment work experience or Master’s degree in library or information science or assessment-related field (e.g., statistics, data science, analytics)
- Coursework or demonstrated experience using assessment and evaluation methodologies and tools
- Demonstrated experience in providing internal and/or external consult services
- Demonstrated expertise in using Excel for data analysis
- Demonstrated experience in working in a collaborative team-based environment
Preferred Qualifications:
- Work-related, advanced coursework, and/or professional development activities related to assessment or evaluation models in academic libraries
- Experience using data visualization tools and techniques to communicate results
- Demonstrated experience with project management
- Familiarity with coding languages such as R, Python, SQL specifically for data analysis purposes
- Familiarity with data tools such as OpenRefine, Tableau, NVivo, etc.
Status: This listing expires on: 3/24/2024
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Organization Information
Name:
University Libraries, Virginia Tech
Address:
560 Drillfield Dr

Blacksburg,  VA 24061-1048
United States
Email:
rebeccaao@vt.edu
Phone:
(540) 231-1646
Fax:
Contact:
Rebecca Osborne