The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Librarian II - Collection Assessment Librarian

Hiring department UT Libraries
Monthly salary $4,583+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-01-31-01-0086
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

The University of Texas Libraries welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our collections and the services that we provide as well as in our recruiting, hiring and retention practices.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Statement of salary requirement Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information


Responsible for developing and applying collection assessment strategies that inform and advance the UTL agenda.

Essential Functions

Coordinates the collection, analysis, and documentation of assessment data for print and electronic collections. Develops assessment strategies for key content acquisition models, including but not limited to e-resource packages and demand-driven, evidence-based programs, interlibrary loan, and open scholarship. Uses data visualization tools such as Tableau to communicate assessment results. Makes data-driven recommendations to guide collections-related decisions. Works closely with Head of Assessment on departmental projects including quantitative and qualitative analysis. Serves on Libraries and University committees and working groups, and participates in local, state and/or national professional organizations.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program. Two years relevant experience. Demonstrated understanding of applied quantitative and qualitative assessment methodologies. Demonstrated expertise in relevant software applications, including Excel and statistical analysis software. Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage complex workflows. Strong analytical and innovative problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and efficiently in a fast-paced and evolving technological, team-oriented and change-ready environment. Demonstrated willingness to respond to opportunities with initiative, creative energy, and leadership. Excellent oral and written communications skills, especially when presenting data. Authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge and understanding of key issues and trends that affect academic libraries and higher education. Demonstrated experience with online resource licensing. Experience using data visualization tools and techniques to communicate assessment results. Experience with Millennium and Sierra integrated library system. Experience in project management, data analysis, and formulating recommendations for improvement. Demonstrated potential for leadership in university, state, national, and international programs and initiatives. Experience working appropriately with sensitive and confidential materials and situations. Experience with multiple communication tools and their effectiveness in different situations. Demonstrated experience with relationship building, internally and externally.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Light lifting and moving, as needed within office environment. Work under stress. Work as team member. Work independently. Regular, punctual attendance.

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