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Collection Development Librarian

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Sul Ross State University


Alpine, TX
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Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library program; Demonstrated knowledge of Web design principles; Excellent oral and written communication skills; proficiency with variety of personal computer applications, including word processing and electronic mail; ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with library staff and the university community; strong working knowledge of traditional and electronic library formats.


Advanced degree in a subject field; Spanish language skills; Professional experience in an academic library; experience in evaluating and selecting library materials in both traditional and electronic formats; experience with automated library environment; experience using WordPress; experience using social media in a professional context; Working knowledge of statistical tools for analyzing library collections; knowledge of automated acquisitions systems.



Makes decisions regarding the selection and retention of print and electronic materials, including McNaughton Bestsellers, DVD collection, and Juvenile Collection; plans, coordinates, and manages systematic analysis and weeding of all collections and formats; performs analysis of collection usage; implements review and update of the library’s collection development policies and procedures; communicates with faculty and library staff about library collection issues to ensure necessary input relating to collection needs; assists in developing and maintaining the library’s web page; contributes to the development and publicizing of collections and information in the Library’s on-line system, website, and other resources; serves as liaison between the Public Services Department and the Technical Services Department to facilitate timely and efficient delivery of library resources to users; manages the Library’s gifts and donations; provides reference and information services as assigned at the Information Desk; participates in night and weekend duty as library building manager and reference librarian. Help create and maintain Library website. Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.

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About SRSU

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas

, is a member of the Texas State University System. It is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor's and master's degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine.

At an elevation of 4,480 feet in the scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours' driving distance from Alpine.


How to Apply

Submit letter of interest, resume, contact information for three references and completed Sul Ross application to Human Resources, Sul Ross State University, Box C-13, Alpine, TX 79832. Phone (432) 837-8058; fax (432) 837-8244; e-mail Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.


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