85 SPEC Kit 352: Collection Assessment
Collections Evaluation &Assessment Coordinator
!Attends the Subject Librarians’ group meetings and Liaison meetings to contribute information related to
Research Collections.
!Assists with the management of the collections E and R funds.
!Oversees the online representation of the Research Collections Department.
Examples: a. Maintains the Research Collections Department’s webpage.
b. Organizes the Department’s SharePoint files.
!Assists with compiling content for the Department’s “Friday Notes” newsletter.
!Assists as needed with special events and projects for which Research Collections is responsible.
Examples: a. the annual Faculty Bookplate event
b. the annual Lindsay Young Endowment Nominations
Professional Development
!Professional activities such as attending/presenting at conferences and publishing are supported and
!Participating/engaging in continuing education opportunities are expected.
Example: a 6-weeks online course on “Fundamentals of Collection Assessment,” sponsored by ALCTS in 2016
Direct Reports/Supervisory Responsibilities
!This position reports to the Head of Research Collections.
!This position supervises 1 non-exempt employee and 1 Student Library Assistant.
Qualifications (education, experience, job skills)
Required Minimum Qualifications
!MLS degree
!At least 5 years of academic library experience, three of which are related to collection
development/management or technical services
!Experience with data analysis, usage statistics, and programs such as Alma Analytics
!Experience with integrated library systems
!Experience with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
!Experience working with vendors, publishers, and approval plans
!Supervisory experience
Job Skills
!Demonstrated 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 present complex information in an understandable and usable manner
!Strong service orientation and commitment to user service and support
!Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
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