The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Senior Library Specialist - Get A Scan and Remote Delivery Supervisor

Hiring department UT Libraries
Monthly salary $2,778+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 600PM
Posting number 14-08-08-01-8078
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-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

An email confirmation will be sent, within 2-3 working days, to those who apply online along with a set of job-related questions that applicants will be asked to return to the department for their application materials to be complete.

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 of salary requirements Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information


To supervise, maintain and improve the Get A Scan and Remote Delivery services for UT patrons.

Essential Functions

Plan and manage "Get A Scan" and Remote Delivery workflows including establishing objectives, policy and standards. Provide specialized, in-depth call number and internet searching for citations, databases entries, articles, and loans. Communicate with UT faculty, students and regarding their requests Purchase articles directly from publishers on the behalf of patrons using the ILS Procard. Updating, scanning, and delivery of articles using Odyssey, Odyssey Helper. Recruit, hire, supervise and train student and classified staff. Train and assist PCL and branch library staff on ILS and "Get A Scan" services. Assist Lending and Borrowing as time permits.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school or GED. Four years of library experience. Successful supervisory experience. Proven experience providing extensive customer service by email and phone. Familiarity and practical experience with scanning best practices. Extensive knowledge of the UT Libraries databases, online catalogs and WorldCat. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree. More than four years of library experience. Two years of experience working in an interlibrary loan/document delivery environment. Two years of recent intermediate level ILLiad interlibrary loan management software experience. Experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro. Experience working with electronic document files. Experience troubleshooting technical issues with scanning equipment. Experience with UPS and/or FedEx online shipping software. Familiarity with UT Austin mail procedures.

Working conditions

May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Stand for long periods, walk to branch libraries, book dust, fluorescent lights, and computer monitor emissions. Work under stress with time limitations, work as team member and independently. Commited to provide excellent customer service.

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