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Strategic Assessment Librarian

The Strategic Assessment Librarian provides services that further the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach, and public service. This position reports to (supervisor):  Kristina DeShazo, Director of Collection Management  


The duties of this position include: 

Working as part of a multi-functional and collaborative team, the Strategic Assessment Librarian leads the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information and data to facilitate planning and decision-making related to the OHSU Library’s resources and services. You will engage in these activities through an ethical, purpose-oriented, and people-oriented approach. In this position, you will manage projects that advance the Library’s and University’s goals, as well as design dashboards, reports or other products to communicate with and support the work of diverse stakeholders. You will also participate in instructional and outreach activities, engaging audiences that include OHSU library staff as well as OHSU students, faculty, staff, alumni, and Oregon health professionals and community members. You will also engage in identifying and pursuing grant-funded and cooperative opportunities. All OHSU Library team members work collaboratively to continuously improve learning and adoption of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging across all facets of the organization. 

As a member of the Library Faculty, the Strategic Assessment Librarian contributes service to institutional, state, regional, national or global organizations and initiatives, and participates in research, publishing, or other professional and scholarly activities. 

Position: Strategic Assessment Librarian
Organization: Oregon Health & Science University Library
Location: PORTLAND,  OR 
United States
Salary: Minimum salary for entry-level Instructor rank is $65,000/year, commensurate with qualifications, experience, and internal equity.
Posting Start Date: 4/20/2022
Date Posted: 4/20/2022

Minimum Requirements 


Education and Experience 


Master’s degree in library and information science or equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and experience 
Experience collecting, analyzing, visualizing and communicating quantitative and/or qualitative data, including collection usage data or publication/research metrics 
Experience teaching, mentoring or coaching staff or students in an academic, research, health care or corporate setting 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 


Demonstrated commitment to learning and professional development 
Applied familiarity with standards and frameworks for understanding library usage data and scholarly impact, such as Project COUNTER 
Ability to use one or more programming languages or applications for wrangling and analyzing data, such as OpenRefine, R, or advanced Excel functions 
Effective written and verbal communication skills 
Demonstrated ability to adapt to a changing environment 
Demonstrated interest or experience in contributing to an inclusive work environment that values diverse experiences and perspectives and engaging with diverse students, faculty, staff, and community members 
Ability to build and sustain working relationships with colleagues and organizational stakeholders 

Preferred Qualifications 

Demonstrated familiarity with health or life sciences resources 

Demonstrated familiarity and engagement with the relationship between data and systems of power and oppression 

Database searching and citation management skills 

Experience with, or training in, managing projects in a collaborative environment  

Experience with specialized knowledge and services, such as metadata creation and management, integrated library system analytics (e.g., Alma/Primo Analytics), open educational resources, transformative agreements, or community-owned infrastructure 

Demonstrated service, scholarship or creative work, especially in librarianship, information science, data analytics, evaluation, education, or the health sciences  

Successful grant or proposal writing experience  


Status: This listing expires on: 7/19/2022
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Organization Information
Oregon Health & Science University Library
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd #LIB

United States
(503) 494-6029
Tracy Thornton, Director of Library Operations