The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Librarian I - Liaison Librarian for Education

Hiring department UT Libraries
Monthly salary $4,166+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-01-10-01-0088
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on 01/30/2020
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

The University of Texas Libraries welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and consciously maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we promote diversity in our collections and the services that we provide as well as in our recruiting, hiring and retention practices.

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

Additional Information


The Liaison Librarian for Education is responsible for providing proactive and innovative services to Applied Learning and Development, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration, Special Education and multiple research centers and institutes.

Essential Functions

Serve as the point of contact for in-depth research support to assigned departments, research centers and others conducting education-related research. Plan and conduct information digital literacy services to assigned departments, create and maintain research guides, and collaborate with Teaching and Learning Services colleagues to develop innovative approaches for meeting the basic information digital literacy and research support needs of students. Provide data-related support to education scholars (data discovery access, data management, data sharing). Serve as a consultant to education scholars concerning scholarly communication (publishing, open access, copyright, etc.). Maintain an awareness of evolving research methods in the social sciences and offer guidance concerning relevant technology and tools. Consult with Scholarly Resources colleagues concerning education-related collections. Support faculty and students in the design, creation and sharing of open educational resources. Actively collaborate with other UTL liaisons on shared projects to support interdisciplinary research, and participate in UTL, UT, and UT System activities to further their broader missions. Participate in professional library and scholarly organizations, for skill development and contribution to the profession.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

MLS from an ALA-accredited graduate program. Demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service. Experience providing research support to students. Experience facilitating information digital literacy sessions. Demonstrated proficiency with information resources and tools. Demonstrated experience in establishing priorities, meeting deadlines, and organizing work effectively. A willingness to take on new challenges with a creative approach to troubleshooting problems. Ability to communicate effectively, in person and in writing. Ability to work effectively, independently and as a team member, in-person and virtually, in a rapidly changing and diverse environment. Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree in education or related social sciences discipline. Experience working in an academic library. Demonstrated proficiency with information resources and tools important to social science scholars. Experience working in a K-12 education setting. Experience providing doctoral-level research support. Experience providing services to or working with faculty. Experience integrating instructional technology into courses or library services. Familiarity with systematic review research and other emerging methodologies in the behavioral and social sciences. Experience providing data-related research support at various stages of the research life cycle. Demonstrated interest in digital scholarship methodologies and practices in the social sciences. Demonstrated awareness of scholarly communication issues and practices in the social sciences. Demonstrated interest in scholarship and professional engagement.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Occasional standing for long periods, when teaching or presenting. Light lifting and moving, as needed within office environment. Work under stress. Work as team member. Work independently. Regular, punctual attendance.

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