University of Texas Medical Center at Dallas Library
Job Title:Assessment Librarian
Department Name:Office of the Assistant Vice-President for Library Services
Purpose:To evaluate Library services and outcomes to ensure that resources
effectively meet demonstrated needs and strategic goals.
Reports to:The Assistant Vice President for Library Services
FLSA Status:Ex empt
General Summary Purpose:
The Assessment Specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing a
structure and process for an ongoing evaluation of Library services. S/he will
develop methods and measures to effectively assess Library services.
Conduct literature review of program evaluation methods and trends in
Collect, evaluate, and synthesize research studies related to strategic
Assist in the design of conceptual frameworks appropriate to the outcome
evaluation of multiple and diverse services.
Develop creative evaluation methodologies for complex
Develop and implement models to guide planning and evaluation of
multiple and diverse services.
Assess and validate evaluation instruments and protocols.
Ensure that essential program and demographic data is appropriately
collected for assessment purposes.
Coordinate the collection of data necessary for evaluation purposes.
Coordinate the construction of questionnaires, surveys, interviews, and
other data collection tools.
Provide training and technical assistance on how to use data collection
Serve on committees to provide expertise on research and evaluation
Lead the Data Team and ensure data collection improves the decision-
making of the Library.
Design and implement qualitative/quantitative research studies, including
the coordination of data collection, data, entry, analysis, and dissemination
Conduct statistical analysis.