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ARL Seeks Program Director for Assessment

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The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is recruiting an individual to direct the assessment program. The program director provides leadership for assessment initiatives and projects in support of the ARL Strategic Framework 2015+, data-driven analytics, evidence-based decision making, and evaluation of the effectiveness of the Association’s initiatives and projects. The Strategic Framework 2015+ calls for emphasis on assessment that aligns libraries with research, teaching, and learning outcomes in higher education.

The successful candidate will have expertise and experience in research and analysis, management of information, and educational administration, preferably in an institution of higher learning. A master’s degree or higher in a relevant field is required.

The program director for assessment works closely with the Association’s executive director and deputy executive director; Board of Directors; relevant committees and task forces; and member representatives.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. ARL offers standard benefits including sick leave, 22 days of vacation, TIAA.

View/download the complete job announcement (PDF).

Screening of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The qualified applicant should submit a letter outlining interest and relevant experience, a résumé, and a list of three references using the online application form.

For questions about the position, contact:

Sue Baughman
Deputy Executive Director
Association of Research Libraries

ARL is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the professional workplace.

About the Association of Research Libraries

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in the US and Canada. ARL’s mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and expertise, facilitating the emergence of new roles for research libraries, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the web at http://www.arl.org/.