The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Librarian I - Consuelo Artaza and Castaneda Resident Librarian

Hiring department UT Libraries
Monthly salary $4,166
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-05-11-01-0088
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on 08/31/2020
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 2
General Notes

Priority consideration will be given for material received by May 29, 2018.

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.

Additional Information

Purpose

As a member of the ACRL Diversity Alliance, this two-year academic librarian position for historically underrepresented, early-career librarian or archivist will provide specialized training, continuing education, and mentorship based on the resident's professional interests and goals.

Essential Functions

Support UT Libraries commitment to build a diverse workforce and foster diversity within the profession. Gain experience in a range of areas of academic librarianship, gaining both broad and deep understanding of how academic and research libraries operate. A final job description will be collaboratively developed in the first year and will include rotating through 3-4 Libraries' units or areas, culminating in an immersive project-centered and skill-based experience in one select area during the second year. Rotations could include: Library instruction and pedagogy; subject liaison librarianship and collection development; digital scholarship, scholarly communications, and data management; assessment and planning; collections acquisitions and licensing; digitization and preservation; special collections, rare books, and archives; metadata and cataloging; and others based on residents' interests. Develop essential skill sets needed for librarianship. Collaborate with other librarians to actively participate in the work of UT Libraries. 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 received in the last two years from an ALA-accredited graduate program, conferred by August 2018. 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 independently. 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 opportunities with initiative, creative energy, and leadership. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

None provided

Working conditions

Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Work in collaborative, team environment.

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