Assessment Librarian @ Texas Tech University Libraries

Major/Essential Functions

The Assessment Librarian will be responsible for bringing together library assessment activities across library departments, participating in activities that measure and communicate the University Libraries’ effectiveness and value to the university in meeting the strategic goals of Texas Tech. They will collaborate with departments throughout the libraries to help them assess, showcase and report on their activities to demonstrate continuous improvement in each area.  Additionally, the Assessment Librarian will partner with other campus units, such as the Office of Planning and Assessment, to coordinate, highlight and assess library effectiveness. As a tenure-track faculty position, the Assessment Librarian will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, participate in university and professional service, and pursue professional development consistent with University Libraries’ standards for promotion and tenure.  Reporting to the Associate Dean for Resources Management, Collections, and Library Systems, the Assessment Librarian will guide the growth of the libraries’ assessment culture, participating in activities that measure, highlight and communicate the University Libraries’ effectiveness and value. This position requires leadership and analytical skills.


  • Organizes library-wide assessment programs that include data gathering, analysis, and reporting.
  • Coordinates library assessment projects
  • Organizes/analyzes assessment data for the University Libraries’ annual Strategic Plan report.
  • Partners with library departments to create sustainable assessment plans
  • Supports colleagues engaged in assessment work, ensuring shared actions and broad understanding toward assessment and assessment measures.
  • Is a permanent member of the Library’s Assessment Team.
  • Contributes to integrating assessment with data-driven planning and decision-making
  • Supports library and university diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
  • Commitment to conduct research and scholarship consistent with a tenure track faculty appointment; commitment to engage in continuing professional development.

Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply.  Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, university, and community is expected.

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