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Assessment and Engagement Librarian

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Posting Number:

2022446

Posting/Functional Title:

Assessment and Engagement Librarian

University Pay Plan Title:

Librarian

Location:

San Marcos

Department:

University Libraries

Recruitment Type:

Open to All

Job Type:

Full-Time

Monthly Salary:

$5,416.67

Job Category :

Exempt

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA accredited program or related graduate degree program.
  • Prior experience with library assessment.
  • Experience designing surveys and analyzing data.
  • Experience developing reports and other documentation for annual reports.
  • Experience developing instructional materials and delivering training or workshop presentations.
  • Ability to successfully initiate, track, and manage projects.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive environment for a diverse patron population.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and understand data in a variety of formats.
  • Project management and/or similar certification.
  • Experience in designing and/or conducting usability testing and facilitating focus groups.
  • Experience with assessment tools and data visualization software such as Tableau and/or Microsoft Power BI.
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills, including ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Advanced problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to utilize analytics/visualization tools in new, creative, and effective ways.
  • Ability to use computer software to prepare reports, analyze data, and develop presentations.
  • Perform intermediate math to analyze and interpret reports and research findings.
  • Coordinate and oversee projects.
  • Work under pressure with a high degree of accuracy.

Job Description:

The Assessment and Engagement Librarian leads the integration of regular assessment practices into the culture of the organization, ensuring shared actions toward strategic goals related to library operations, user needs, and employee engagement. They will actively plan, develop, and implement library-wide assessment programs and initiatives that enable continuous review, evaluation, and improvement of programs and services. The incumbent will coordinate and assess activities that measure the organizational impact of University Libraries’ effectiveness on meeting organizational and institutional goals. The position coordinates assessment projects and supports colleagues engaged in assessment work. The person in this role will focus on space planning, organizational engagement, and foster a culture of assessment and data-driven practices.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate library-wide assessment programs and activities.
  • Collect data and analyze trends by soliciting feedback from library users and non-users to facilitate evidence-based decision making.
  • Coordinate user experience and staff engagement activities.
  • Assess employee engagement by reviewing and assessing all processes related to recruitment, hiring, onboarding, and retention practices.
  • Lead implementation of diversity, equity, programs, and initiatives.
  • Ongoing professional development and contribution to field of research and profession including attendance and participation in conferences and workshops, membership and service in appropriate professional organizations and other professional activities and/or
  • Productive service to the department and university including committee and team meetings and/or creative activity appropriate to one’s field/profession, such as delivering papers at conferences, research, study and/or publication.
  • Coordinate and/or perform special projects, participate in department & other staff meetings, search committees, and perform other duties as assigned.

Job Open Date:

05/02/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Normal Work Days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start:

8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End:

5:00PM

Posting Notices:

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.

Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.


Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions


By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

Quick Link:

https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/38356

Organization

Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building.  As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Texas State University

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor.  A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Students at Texas State choose from 98 undergraduate, 91 master’s and specialists, and 14 doctoral programs offered by 10 colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 50% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 13 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In fall 2019, there were 1,470 full-time faculty and 2,286 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2019, Texas State had an annual operating budget of over $724 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2018 were more than $64 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 3.1 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at www.txstate.edu.

Mission

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting, student-centered institution dedicated to excellence and innovation in teaching, research, including creative expression, and service. The university strives to create new knowledge, to embrace a diversity of people and ideas, to foster cultural and economic development, and to prepare its graduates to participate fully and freely as citizens of Texas, the nation and the world.

Locations

Texas State's San Marcos campus is located in a growing community of 63,000 people in the Austin Metropolitan Area. Located in the Texas Hill Country, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and oak trees on the campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides recreational activities for students throughout the year.

The Texas State Round Rock Campus is located north of Austin in Round Rock, TX. The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree, graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification, and continuing education programs. The university's vision for Round Rock is to continue to offer quality academic programs that meet the workforce needs of Texas, especially focusing on academic programs that appeal to working adults, and to serve as a hub of health professions research and education.

Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. 

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

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Telephone
512-245-2111
Location
601 University Drive
San Marcos
Texas
78666
United States
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