The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Librarian I - Music Librarian

Hiring department UT Libraries
Monthly salary $2,874 - $3,249+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 30.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-07-18-01-0088
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on 01/31/2014
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Temporary position through January 31, 2014

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: 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 specialist collection management, reference, and library instruction for School of Music students and faculty as well as other users.

Essential Functions

Collection management and development of music materials. Initiate orders for new scores,recordings and books about music. Review score approval plan items. Participate in Fine Arts Library management group meetings, Fine Arts and Humanities Subject Team meetings, UT Libraries staff interest group on MOOCs, and the Staff Advisory Council for Library Advancement. Provide reference service primarily in music but also in art, theatre and dance, two on-call shifts for three hours per week. Provide liaison with faculty and students of the Butler School of Music and others. Promote use of digital materials. Work closely with donors of music materials. Prepare an exhibit of album covers. Plan exhibit for spring semester 2014. Supervise GRA who processes paper gift materials.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Work closely with Music and Media Cataloging unit to set cataloging priorities and correct errors. Work with Audi-Visual Digitization Librarian on special projects. Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

ALA Masters degree in library and information science or graduate degree in music. Demonstrated musical ability, and familiarity with at least one European language in addition to English. Ability to work in a collaborative environment with faculty, staff, students and researchers. Pursuit of music librarianship as a career. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Coursework in music librarianship. Activity in digital humanities. Publishing in musical scholarship. Membership of Music Library Association. Experience with public presentations. Demonstrated ability to establish and meet goals. Professional initiative. Familiarity with French, Italian and German.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Work under stress, work as team member and work independently. Regular and punctual attendance required. Ability to work on multiple, overlapping projects. Committment to provide excellent customer service.

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