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Position: Librarian
Position Starts:7/10/2017 Listing Closes: 10/8/2017 Listing Submitted: 7/10/2017
Position Description: Texas Health and Science University is seeking a qualified librarian to work as a full-time academic librarian. The librarian is responsible for the overall management of the school library, library staff, and library collection to ensure access to the physical collection and information resources. The librarian is also responsible for managing, troubleshooting, and developing campus technology, including desktop and laptop computers; printers and copiers; the local internet network; and the university websites. The librarian must hold a master's degree in library and information science from a recognized accredited institution. The librarian reports to the Academic Dean.

The positions' duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

1) Assists patrons in the use of print materials, audio-visual equipment and internet technologies by answering questions, and providing assistance when needed. When appropriate, the librarian may provide assistance to students having problems with their computers.

2) The librarian is able to utilize information management and research skills in fields beyond libraries; such as database development, reference tool development, publishing , internet coordination, marketing, web content management, web design and finally training of the resource users.

3) Trains and supervises library assistant and work study students.

4) Develops and maintains library and office hours to facilitate efficient student and staff research needs.

5) Provides research assistance to faculty and students as needed and as time allows.

6) Sends out overdue notices, collects fines and fees associated with the library, examples of these fees include: Late Fees, Damaged book fees, printing and copying fees.

7) Actively develops the collection with a specific development goal in mind. Culls out of date scientific books and books designed for casual reading. Acquires books, journals, database access appropriate to supporting the educational goals of the school.

8) Catalogs and inventories all materials as they come into the library. Ensure that all cataloged materials are correctly labeled before circulation.

9) Preserve all new softcover materials or oversee the lamination of same by a work study student.

10) Develop and implement new library policies and procedures as warranted.

11) Inventory all school equipment and books once a year.

12) Create, implement , and monitor programs that will encourage students and faculty to make greater use of the library for their studies and independent research.

13) Familiarize and train students and staff in library holdings and library research policies and procedure. Locates materials, answers

14) Develops and maintains library and office hours to facilitate efficient student and staff research needs.

15) Provides research assistance to faculty and students as needed and as time allows.

16) Sends out overdue notices, collects fines and fees associated with the library, examples of these fees include: Late Fees, Damaged book fees, printing and copying fees.

17) Actively develops the collection with a specific development goal in mind. Culls out of date scientific books and books designed for casual reading. Acquires books, journals, database access appropriate to supporting the educational goals of the school.

18) Catalogs and inventories all materials as they come into the library. Ensure that all cataloged materials are correctly labeled before circulation.

19) Preserve all new softcover materials or oversee the lamination of same by a work study student.

20) Develop and implement new library policies and procedures as warranted.

21) Inventory all school equipment and books once a year.

22) Create, implement, and monitor programs that will encourage students and faculty to make greater use of the library for their studies and independent research.

23) Familiarize and train students and staff in library holdings and library research policies and procedure. Locates materials, answers questions, requests materials through Inter-Library Loan refers patrons to outside resources and collections when appropriate in order to provide information services to patrons.

24) Maintain records and statistics relevant to library usage, information services technology and media.

25) Chair the library committee and insure that it meets as prescribed and fulfills it's duties. This includes the taking and archiving of notes during meetings and the nominating of students to serve on the Library Committee.

26) Maintain and facilitate the use of the professors training materials such as power point presentations or word documents for the students use.

27) Evaluates the job performance of the assistant and work study students.

28) Plans and organizes special programs involving the use of library resources, interacts with community resources to enhance reference if required.

29) Assists in the promotion of the school when requested to do so.

30) Responsible for backing up the computers until such a time as the school sees fit to subscribe to a automatic backup. Ensures that key systems have a valid data backup on a monthly basis.

31) Responsible for digitally recording school events and saving the recording to a digital format.

32) When technology allows, integrating classroom recordings to the school website for viewing by students.

33) Responsible for updating and displaying the framed graduate name lists of each trimester in the library.

34) Helps ensure that library meets all standards necessary to meet the research needs of the students and faculty.

Basic Qualifications:

- Master of Library and Information Science or comparable degree (M.I.S, M.L.S, or M.L.I.S. )

- Ability to work well as part of a team in a fast-paced setting• Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

- Proficiency with website management, Wordpress, and HTML

- Professional references available upon request.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience preparing for accreditation site visits.

- Knowledge of cataloging standards for special medical collections

- Ability to travel to San Antonio

- Experience with marketing and advertising

- Experience digital design; photography; video and sound editing; computer repair; and network troubleshooting

- Experience teaching and collaborating with faculty.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

Master's
Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

Master's
Application Questions
Institution: Texas Health & Science University
Type of Library: Academic
City: Austin, Texas
Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Comment:
Telephone: 5124448082 Fax: 5124448082
Email Address: library@thsu.edu
Website Address: 4005 Manchaca Rd.
Required Education: Master of Library and Information Science or comparable degree (M.I.S, M.L.S, or M.L.I.S. )
Required Experience: - Ability to work well as part of a team in a fast-paced setting

- Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

- Proficiency with website management, Wordpress, and HTML

- Experience preparing for accreditation site visits.

- Knowledge of cataloging standards for special medical collections

- Ability to travel to San Antonio

- Experience with marketing and advertising

- Experience digital design; photography; video and sound editing; computer repair; and network troubleshooting

- Experience teaching and collaborating with faculty.
Contact: Wai Kuo
Send Resume to: library@thsu.edu
jobs1@thsu.edu

Special Instructions:
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