The University of Texas At Austin
Librarian I - Consuelo Artaza and Castaneda Resident Librarian
Hours per week
40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Earliest Start Date
Terminates on 08/31/2020
Position open to
Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies
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.
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.
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.
Other related functions as assigned.
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.
Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Work in collaborative, team environment.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program ( ORP ) instead of TRS , subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.
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The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest public universities in the United States. Founded in 1883, the university has grown from a single building, eight teachers, two departments and 221 students to a 350-acre main campus with 21,000 faculty and staff, 16 colleges and schools and more than 50,000 students.