The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Program Coordinator - Collection and Consortia Assessment Coordinator

Hiring department UT Libraries
Monthly salary $4,166+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-04-02-01-0442
Job Status Closed
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
General Notes

None provided

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: Please provide a statement detailing your salary requirements Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information


Provide programmatic planning and support for generating, analyzing, and presenting data to enable evidence-based collection management decisions and to assist in realizing strategic priorities that support University and Library academic goals.

Essential Functions

Work collaboratively with the UT Libraries Collection Council, the Assessment Coordinator, bibliographers and colleagues in other units to develop qualitative and quantitative means of assessing the value and effectiveness of The University of Texas Libraries collections. Collaborate with the Consortia Resources Coordinator, colleagues at UT institutions around the State, as well as vendors in data gathering and dissemination in support of consortial activities. Focus on programmatic planning and support for the generation, analysis and presentation of data to enable evidence-based collection management decisions and assist in realizing strategic priorities that support University and Library academic goals Actively participate in UT Libraries committee and project team efforts, as well as pertinent professional organizations and staff development opportunities

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelors degree. Demonstrated knowledge of quantitative and qualitative assessment methodologies, and presenting their outcomes. Experience with statistics and spreadsheet applications. Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage complex workflows. Strong analytical and innovative problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and efficiently in a fast-paced and evolving technological, team-oriented and change-ready environment. Demonstrated willingness to respond to new opportunities with initiative, creative energy, and leadership. Excellent oral and written communications skills, especially when presenting data. Demonstrated experience with relationship building, internally and externally. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program. Knowledge and understanding of key issues and trends that affect academic libraries and higher education. Experience with library consortia access models. At least one year of collection development experience in one or more disciplines in an academic research library. Experience with online resource licensing. Expertise in relevant software applications, including Excel, SPSS, ATLAS.ti. Experience with Millennium and Sierra integrated library system. Experience in project management, analyzing data, and formulating recommendations for improvement. Demonstrated potential for leadership in university, state, national, and international programs and initiatives. Ability to work appropriately with sensitive and confidential materials and situations. Experience with multiple communication tools and their effectiveness in different situations.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Work on concurrent projects under pressure of deadlines or time limitations. Occasional extended work hours. Work under stress, as team member and independently. Commitment to provide excellent customer service.

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