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Position Starts:10/2/2017 Listing Closes: 10/2/2017 Listing Submitted: 8/7/2017
Position Description: Performs a variety of managerial and operational duties involving library systems and procedures to provide access to the collection, reference and instruction services and assist patrons in the use of library resources and services. Includes overseeing entire circulation activity, issuing, return and record keeping procedures, supervising library pages, training library assistants in electronic circulation functions and supervising resource sharing and reserves.

Oversees all Access Services functions and communicates and enforces the department's policies and procedures. Provides professional reference service to the university, offering a wide range of technical and intellectual assistance and instruction in the use of reference materials. Resolves problems concerning service and borrower eligibility. Oversees those who answer informational and directional questions, along with the work area and daily tasks associated with the automated circulation system, is involved in controlling delinquencies, collecting and depositing fines.
Oversees staff performing all tasks involving the borrowing and lending of materials from other institutions.
Oversees staff training in Access Services.
Oversees stack maintenance that includes re-shelving, inventory projects, and general participation in the weeding process. Selects new reference materials for addition to the library collection.
Supervises assigned staff and student workers. Provides regular training sessions for student assistants and instructs patrons in the use of the on-line public access catalog. Conducts performance evaluations according to University policy.
Other duties as assigned.
Institution: University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Type of Library: Academic
City: Odessa, Texas
Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Comment: DOE
Telephone: (432) 552-2747 Fax: 
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Required Education: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program and three years library experience required; that includes a broad base of technical knowledge and skills related to college library circulation and reference service, processes of interlibrary loan and advanced skills in use of computerized reference systems. Ability to deliver and prioritize excellent customer service. Supervisory and training experience. Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check. Recent graduates encouraged to apply.
Required Experience: At least three years library experience.
Contact: Human Resources
Send Resume to: The Office of Human Resources, UT Permian Basin, 4901 East University, Mesa Building #4224, Odessa, Texas 79762, call (432) 552-2747 or email at
Special Instructions: Proficiency with computers and electronic access technologies.
Interviews will not be conducted at the conference placement and career center. Please contact directly.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer