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The University Libraries at Texas State University are seeking qualified applicants for a Collection Development Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Acquisitions, this position provides leadership in implementing best practices in library collection development, promotes data-informed, strategic collection development, works extensively with librarians and faculty to assess needs, assess collections, and develop strategies to continually improve collection support for the teaching, learning, and research needs of students, faculty, and staff.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinate collection activities, including but not limited to recommending collection policies, advising librarians in collection development activities, promoting data-informed collection decisions, managing gift review, and coordinating weeding and replacement projects. Assess collection support for program accreditations, program reviews, and new program proposals. Plan and coordinate other assessments as needed. Monitor curriculum and research activities of the university to inform collection development and share relevant information with other library staff. Recommend collection strategies and update electronic slip profiles. Provide information about collections and collection activities to library staff and faculty. Develop understanding of patron needs and behavior and select library materials to meet patron needs. Engage in professional activities in accordance with Texas State University’s standards for promotion for professional librarians.
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program
· Experience with collection development and/or working with faculty
· Experience with data visualization or data-informed decision-making
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Advancement in rank is available through the Librarian/ Curator Career Ladder. Benefits include monthly contribution to health insurance/benefits package and retirement program. No state or local income tax.
BACKGROUND CHECK:Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check. This includes transfers and promotions from within.
Texas State's 38,661 students choose from 98 bachelor’s, 93 master’s and 14 doctoral degree programs offered by the following colleges: Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, University College and The Graduate College. As an Emerging Research University, Texas State offers opportunities for discovery and innovation to faculty and students.
Our students come from around the globe, and our student body is diverse. Fifty-two percent of Texas State students are ethnic minorities. Texas State ranks 14th in the nation for total bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students.
Texas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Texas State, a
member of the Texas State University System, is committed to increasing the
number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
Head Acquisitions Librarian
Texas State University
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6. Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
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*NOTE: We have converted our Resource Sharing Specialist position to full time with benefits including insurance and participation in a retirement plan. Please email Maria Wences Sosa from Human Resources (MWSosa@Parker.edu)
TITLE: RESOURCE SHARING SPECIALIST
JOB OBJECTIVES: Responsible for administrating and implementing the interlibrary borrowing and lending program for Parker University. Includes article retrieval and statistics, bibliographic instruction, and instructional workshops to Library users.
HOURS: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 6:00pm
SUPERVISION RECEIVED FROM: Director of Library Services
SUPERVISION GIVEN TO WHOM: Student Workers
EDUCATION/EXPERTISE: Bachelor’s or associate degree with formal training in library studies; three years’ experience preferred.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Good communication skills; good hearing and vision; dexterity; ability to reach six- (6) ft. will reach book on shelves; ambulatory; ability to lift at least twelve (12) lbs.
JOB REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/ETC.: Ability to do detailed work accurately, to work effectively as part of a team, and to respond flexibly and creatively to a changing environment. Knowledge of PCs and Windows and ability to work in a networked environment required. Experience using an integrated library automation system preferred. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Familiar with OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) and WorldCat, to locate and place requests.
The position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· Maintain Interlibrary Loan requests and statistics using OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) and WorldCat. Route incoming and outgoing Library resources.
· Maintain organization of the journal collection; perform audits for journal claims and acquire copies of missing journals; prepare journals for bindery as needed; place RFID tags on resources. Process and enter journals into the SirsiDynix online catalog system.
· Explain rudimentary research to patrons and provide literature search and document delivery services for students and faculty as needed.
· Assistance to patrons with library resources including the online Library catalog, electronic journals, and databases.
· Identify Library outreach opportunities.
· Provide database and resource instruction as needed to Parker students and faculty. Update instructional handouts as needed.
· Maintain incoming and outgoing mail.