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ARL Seeks Senior Director of Research and Analytics

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The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has an opportunity for a professional to lead ARL’s Research and Analytics program in support of the Association’s members and, more broadly, research libraries in contributing to the research and learning mission. This position is responsible for designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating ARL’s research practices, tools, and infrastructures. The Association seeks a leader intent on advancing the field of research library analytics and assessment, particularly as it moves to understanding and communicating outcomes and impact.

Research libraries are evolving quickly in the context of dramatic digital adoption in research and learning, constant flux in higher education, and policy developments in Canada, the United States, and beyond. As an association of leaders, ARL adopted the 2019–2021 Action Plan outlining its priorities for the next three years, and the contributions it intends to make as a collaborative partner in a complex ecosystem. This position will take the lead in advancing research library analytics and assessment to better understand and communicate outcomes and impact on research and learning.

For more details about the position and requirements, see the full position announcement.

To apply for the position, please contact:

Aaron Schmidt
Insight Executive Search
(949) 281-7525

ARL is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the professional workplace. We are firmly committed to providing opportunity for outstanding persons of every race/ethnicity, gender, creed, and background. We encourage candidates to apply who thrive in an environment that embraces diversity and inclusivity.

About the Association of Research Libraries

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries in Canada and the US whose mission is to advance research, learning, and scholarly communication. The Association fosters the open exchange of ideas and expertise, promotes equity and diversity, and pursues advocacy and public policy efforts that reflect the values of the library, scholarly, and higher education communities. ARL forges partnerships and catalyzes the collective efforts of research libraries to enable knowledge creation and to achieve enduring and barrier-free access to information. ARL is on the web at ARL.org.