Librarian II – Business Librarian
Hiring department: UT Libraries
Monthly salary: $4,597 – $5,517+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week: 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number: 15-07-23-01-0086
Job Status: Open
FLSA status: Exempt
Earliest Start Date: Immediately
Position Duration Funding: expected to continue
Position: open to all applicants
Location: Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies: 1
Required Application Materials:
– A Resume is required in order to apply
– A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
– A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Salary requirement statement on file Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.
To provide strategic and interdisciplinary approaches to the selection, teaching, discovery, and delivery of digital and print information resources within the Research and Information Services department of the UT Libraries.
Provide reference in all appropriate mediums including individual and small group research consultation, and staffing of the Ask a Librarian virtual and in-person reference services. Manage collections in support of relevant curricula and research. Develop content for Business Research Center portal and subject-based web pages. Provide outreach to faculty and administration in subject departments to exchange information about services and collections. Collaborate with faculty to achieve information literacy learning outcomes in course-specific ways, including providing instruction sessions and assignments, research guides, and tutorials. Provide marketing and assessment of library services. The position will work closely with RIS staff on departmental initiatives, take on additional subject areas as needed, and actively participate in UT Libraries and other local committee and project team efforts, as well as pertinent professional organizations and staff development opportunities.
Other related functions as assigned.
MLS from an ALA-accredited graduate program. A degree in or one year of collection development experience in one or more of these disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Information, Risk and Operations Management, Management, and Marketing. Experience providing library instruction, or creating library instruction materials such as assignments, research guides and tutorials for college-level students and faculty. Experience providing reference and research consultation service in an academic- or research-level business information setting, including data mining. Evidence of a strong commitment to customer-centered services. Extensive knowledge of academic electronic information resources and an awareness of current issues in academic library services, such as scholarly communication. Evidence of excellent communication, public speaking, teaching, writing and analytical skills. Demonstrated willingness to respond to new opportunities with initiative, creative energy, and leadership. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
An MBA, undergraduate Business degree, or three or more years of successful library experience at a Research I University Business School. Experience working in a business field such as accounting, finance, management or marketing. Two to four years of successful professional library experience with responsibility for one or more of these subject areas. Experience building and maintaining collections, independently or via a team-based approach, including vendor negotiation and licensing. Two years of experience providing library instruction to graduate students, faculty, and staff. Experience collaborating with faculty on instruction or outreach projects. Experience using new and emerging technologies for public service and instruction in an academic library setting. Experience working with data, data sets and data management. Past success with development initiatives. Demonstrated potential for leadership in university, state, national, and international programs and initiatives. Proven ability to work collaboratively. Evidence of problem solving skills. Experience related to the duties.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Work efficiently in a fast-paced, evolving technological, team oriented and change-ready environment.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 Rules)
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.
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