The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Librarian II - Humanities Librarian for English Literature and Women's and Gender Studies

Hiring department UT Libraries
Monthly salary $4,083+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 15-12-16-01-0086
Job Status Deleted
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

First review of applicants is Friday, January 22, 2016.

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


To provide strategic approaches to the selection, teaching, discovery, and delivery of digital and print information resources and research lifecycle support for English Literature, Women's and Gender Studies and areas of interdisciplinary intersection.

Essential Functions

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 subject-based web pages. Provide outreach to faculty and administration in subject departments to exchange information about research consultation, collections and research lifecycle support services. Collaborate with faculty to achieve information literacy learning outcomes in course-specific ways, including providing instruction sessions and assignments, research guides, and/or tutorials. Provide marketing and assessment of library services. The position will work closely with RLS staff on departmental initiatives, take on additional subject areas as needed, actively participate in UT Libraries and other local 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

MLS from an ALA-accredited graduate program. Two years of relevant Subject Liaison Librarian experience. Degree in or one year of collection development experience in English literature. Demonstrated experience collaborating with faculty to achieve and assess information literacy learning outcomes in course-specific ways. Experience providing in-depth research consultation services in an academic environment. Experience with text-mining, network analysis, and data-visualization applications. Strong understanding of approaches to and trends in assessment of academic library resources and services. Knowledge of scholarly communication issues and trends within these disciplines. Evidence of a strong commitment to user-centered services. Experience using and teaching a range of academic electronic information resources. Demonstrated excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills. Proven ability to work collaboratively and efficiently in a changing environment. Demonstrated willingness to respond to new opportunities with initiative, creative energy, and leadership. Evidence of active involvement in professional or scholarly associations. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in English Literature. Additional coursework or degrees in Women's and Gender Studies. Two to four years of successful professional library experience with responsibility for one or both of these subject areas. Two years of experience providing library instruction to college-level 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. Demonstrated potential for leadership in university, state, national, and international programs and initiatives. Evidence of problem solving skills. Experience related to the duties. Proven ability to be flexible in work assignments and environments.

Working conditions

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

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