Senior Librarian - Dept. Head of Public Services

Location
Fort Worth, TX
Posted
Mar 31, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
5544

Job Title
Senior Librarian - Dept. Head of Public Services

Department
Library - 300540

Quick Link
www.unthscjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=60663

Shift
Day

Department Overview
**Open only to internal candidates at University of North Texas Health Science Center**

Primarily responsible for facilitating access to health information by developing programs and services to increase UNTHSC clinical health practitioner and researcher access to authoritative biomedical literature. Manages, coordinates and evaluates library research services programs.

Position Details
The Library Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Senior Librarian to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Responsible for developing library-wide user-centered public services standards and best practices.
* The Head of Public Services serves as part of as a collaborative group to advance the mission and vision of the library and to foster the university's values of a Best Place to Work.
* Supervises professional librarians and other staff.
* Leads unit operations of in-person and online circulation, reference, and research services.
* Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all staff members and the public and have a positive support/service attitude.
* Hires, on-boards and trains new librarians and staff to provide ongoing support for reference, research and instruction services.
* Facilitates collaboration and communication among public service staff to ensure high quality user services in-person.
* Participates in strategic planning for the library.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

Master's degree in library or information science and three (3) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Three or more year's professional experience, including at least two years in a supervisory, management, or leadership role.
* Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
* Demonstrated knowledge of current issues and opportunities in enhancing access to library services.
* Familiarity with assessment and evaluation methods; creative, innovative and motivated to engage in ongoing assessment of services.
* Familiarity with information literacy concepts, trends, pedagogies and assessment.

Special Instructions to Applicants
**Open only to internal candidates at University of North Texas Health Science Center**

Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application.

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-Time

Application Types Accepted
Main Form

Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV?
No

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals?
No

Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis?
No

Security Sensitive?
Yes

Require a valid Texas Driver's License?
No

Require a certification?
No


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Official Job Title
Senior Librarian

Job Open Date
03-30-2018

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Job Category
Professions

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