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Health & Life Sciences Librarian (Posted 8/8/2017)

Baylor University - Waco, TX 

Come be part of the Research and Engagement Team at Baylor University Libraries!  As the Health and Life Sciences Librarian, you will be actively involved in outreach and engagement, research services, teaching and learning, collections, acquiring subject knowledge, and developing scholarly communications for the health and life science departments specifically and the university community in general.

 For a full list of requirements and more details about the position, please visit http://jobs.baylor.edu/postings/2568.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, references and transcripts to Sha Towers, Search Committee Chair at sha_towers@baylor.edu

 To ensure full consideration, your application must be completed by 8/25/2017.

Library Assistant  (Posted 8/3/2017)

Parker University, Dallas TX

Prefer experience but will train:

Hours are:

  • MTW: 4pm to 10pm
  • Thursday:  4pm to 9pm
  • Saturday:  12 – 4pm
  • Sunday: 12 – 4pm

There is potential for other hours during absences.

Contact HR at Parker University or email me:  bsullivan@parker.edu

Executive Director, Library (Posted 7/13/2017)

Collin College, Central Park Campus - McKinney, TX 75070 

Salary Range: $75,913.00 - $83,504.00

Location: Central Park Campus - McKinney, TX 75070 US (Primary)

Education: Master's Degree

Essential Job Functions

  • Plan, implement, maintain, direct, and evaluate the assigned campus library's services, programs, collections, procedures, and processes.Provide leadership for the visioning, strategic planning, development, and adoption of new programs, facilities, technology, and renovations within the areas of responsibility.
  • Direct the formulation and administration of policies and procedures for information storage and delivery.
  • Formulate and recommend annual budget requests that support services and library collections that are responsive to the District's strategic goals.Recommend the purchase of facilities, technology and capital equipment necessary to the effective maintenance and implementation of services and programs within the assigned campus library. Operate within the approved budget.
  • Build mutually beneficial relationships with other libraries, consortia, institutions, and agencies.
  • Provide leadership in identifying and responding to community needs.
  • Plan, develop, and promote means for improving library instruction and instructional services District-wide.
  • Recruit, recommend, supervise, develop, and evaluate full-time and part-time staff in accordance with District policies and procedures.
  • Participate directly in the determination of District policies and procedures, especially those that affect the library.
  • Collect and maintain records and statistical data needed for evaluation of services, as well as for accreditation, state and federal reports.
  • Ensure effective communication processes between and among Collin libraries and other departments.
  • Ensure appropriate safety training and compliance with all health and safety rules and processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Performs all duties and maintains all standards in accordance with college policies, procedures and Core Values.


  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution AND five (5) years of directly related higher education experience. At least 3 years of administrative level experience.
  • Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution preferred.
  • Two (2) years of supervisory experience required.

***This is a Security Sensitive position. Therefore candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.***

Visit https://collin.hua.hrsmart.com/hrsmart/ats/Posting/view/2924 to apply.

Adult Services – Part Time Library Assistant, Frisco Public Library- (Posted: 7/5/2017)

Who you are:

  • You are warm, friendly, and are passionate about providing excellent customer service
  • You are excited by the opportunity that emerging technology represents in libraries
  • You’re happiest when learning new things; interested and enthusiastic about community education
  • You are comfortable with computers and helping customers with basic computer needs
  • You love meeting and inspiring new people
  • You have your Bachelor’s Degree
  • Maybe you are thinking about an MLIS degree in the future

What you’ll be doing:

  • Provide a warm, welcoming atmosphere for all guests
  • Respond to customer reference requests
  • Engage guests in the use of Maker tech, including 3D printers, CNC milling machines, and laser cutters

Apply at: 


Information Literacy & Health Sciences Librarian (S00190P) (posted 6/19/2017)

University of Texas at Arlington 

Why choose us?

We are a library that values exploring risk and revolutionary concepts in libraries. We think beyond traditional collections and services by developing programs that push creation, exploration, and innovation by our faculty and students. As UT Arlington accelerates its journey as the model 21st century urban research university, the Libraries’ excellent staff and services are the heart of the campus, united toward that goal.

Your job with us…

The Information Literacy & Health Sciences Librarian is a member of the Experiential Learning & Undergraduate Research Department and reports to the Department Head for Experiential Learning & Undergraduate Research. This position is responsible for subject services to the College of Nursing and Health Innovation and the Biology Department focused on student success, including providing active learning-based instruction and research consultations, partnering with faculty to integrate experiential learning and information literacy into curricula, and working with the Online Engagement & Health Sciences Librarian to develop services that meet the unique needs of our online nursing students.

What you bring…

Requirements: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or a related graduate degree; demonstrated organizational, analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and planning skills; computer literate and technologically adept.

Preferred: Experience with integrating active learning, information literacy, and experiential learning into curricula. Experience with outreach and marketing services to students and faculty. Experience with developing and providing professional development related to teaching and learning to librarians and library staff.  Experience providing impactful services and instruction in online environments. Familiarity with evidence-based practice and health sciences trends and topics, including evidence-based practice and HIPAA. Familiarity with systematic review publishing and the grant writing process. Knowledge of information literacy theory and practice, various teaching methodologies, and research related to pedagogy and learning. Experience with current and emerging technologies and their application in academic libraries, including Springshare products, integrated library systems, ILLiad, and teaching tools.

About the University

The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution. With a projected global enrollment of close to 57,000 in AY 2016-17, UTA is the largest institution in The University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was recently cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fifth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2017 Best for Vets list.

The Community

Within a 25-mile radius of the center of Arlington is a dynamic community of over 2 million people. The Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers call the city home, and their stadiums are in the heart of the entertainment district, which includes the Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor theme parks. Arlington is recognized as the entertainment capital of Texas.  Arlington is conveniently located between Dallas and Fort Worth, which feature internationally renowned cultural and arts districts, restaurants, and a vibrant night scene. The nearby Dallas–Fort Worth International Airport is a major hub with nonstop flights to myriad national and international destinations.


Please submit applications at https://uta.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/2504 and include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for at least three professional references. This job may close at any time.

Finalists will make a formal presentation to Libraries’ staff on a topic to be provided.  The successful candidate will be required to work some evening, weekend and holiday hours.  This is a non-tenure track position. 


As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. The UTA campus is accessible to persons with disabilities.

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