Assessment and Grants Librarian
University Libraries/Greenblatt Library, Georgia Regents University (GRU)
Georgia Regents University (GRU) Libraries are seeking an innovative and collaborative leader for the position of Assessment and Grants Librarian to develop, implement, and maintain a successful and sustainable assessment and grant program. This is a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.
- A master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited school; or a master’s degree or Ph.D. in the social sciences, statistics or other relevant discipline with significant experience working with or in research libraries.
- Demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of assessment methodologies (both qualitative and quantitative) and experience analyzing data.
- Experience in conducting assessment projects and in documenting data and providing recommendations for improvements.
- Experience in designing surveys, conducting usability testing, and facilitating focus groups.
- Demonstrated ability to present complex information to audiences who possess different levels of library knowledge.
- Knowledge of federal grant guidelines, writing and research skills.
- Demonstrated skill in building relationships and coordinating projects with all levels of library staff.
- Experience in planning and managing projects in a team environment.
- Ability to participate in complex projects in a team environment, meet deadlines, and to prioritize work in alignment with the service goals of the university and the libraries.
- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
- Excellent analytical, oral, and written communication skills.
- Strong service orientation and commitment to user service and support.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patrons, library, and systems staff.
- Plans, designs, develops, facilitates, and/or implements library assessment initiatives under the general direction of the Director of Libraries.
- Administers usability testing, questionnaires, focus groups, and other assessment tools to measure the effectiveness of the Libraries in meeting the teaching, learning, and research needs of its users, while promoting the integration of assessment into all phases of planning and services.
- Gathers and analyzes data in support of strategic planning.
- Provides guidance to Libraries’ faculty and staff wishing to conduct assessments.
- Facilitates research, development, review and editing of grant proposals, conducts basic research for potential funding sources and maintains databases, supports faculty and administration in developing proposals.
- Maintains comprehensive knowledge of areas involved in identifying and soliciting grants and contracts, coordinates project activities.
Participate in scholarship, faculty governance and service. Participate in GRU initiatives and professional committees related to assessment and sponsored programs.
Participate in appropriate professional organizations and present on behalf of GRU Libraries.
Salary and Benefits:
The position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
How to apply:
In order to be formally considered for employment at Georgia Regents University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit as one document. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at http://www.gru.edu/jobs/faculty/
Georgia Regents University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Georgia Regents University is a tobacco-free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Georgia Regents Medical Center is a patient- and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success. All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.
Georgia Regents University is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer and a Tobacco-Free Institution.