Job Opening: Architecture and Planning Librarian – University of Texas at Austin

Librarian I – Architecture and Planning Librarian
Hiring department UT Libraries
Monthly salary $2,874
Hours per week 30.00 Flexible from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 14-07-29-01-0088
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Terminates on 01/31/2015
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1

WORK HOURS between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. This is a temporary position beginning August 1, 2014 and ending on January 31, 2015.

Required Application Materials
A Resume is required in order to apply
A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Provide a statement detailing your salary requirements Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.


Provide collection management, reference, and library instruction for the School of Architecture students, faculty and other users.
Essential Functions

Oversee collection management and development of architecture and planning materials, both tangible and digital. Review approval plan items and initiate orders for new publications. Provide reference and instruction services primarily in Architecture and Planning Library. Provide liaison with faculty and students of the School of Architecture. Work closely with donors of architecture and planning materials. Promote use of digital materials. Supervise classified staff and GRA who process gift materials, special collections and work on other projects. Participate in Architecture and Planning Library management, Fine Arts and Humanities Subject Team, School of Architecture Library and Collections Committee, and other related digital curation groups. Work closely the Cataloging unit to set priorities, monitor progress on current projects and correct errors, work with Preservation and Digitization Services and Scholarly Communications Librarian on special projects and work with other library units or branches on other related projects that may occur. Work on continuing Alexander Architectural Archive digital projects.
Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.
Required qualifications

ALA Master’s degree in library and information science. Demonstrated knowledge and reference experience in architecture and/or planning. Experience in teaching library instruction and/or subjects taught at the School of Architecture. Experience making public presentations. Demonstrated activity in digital humanities. Experience working with special collections and archives. Ability to work in a collaborative environment with faculty, staff, students and researchers. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Preferred Qualifications

Coursework relevant to architecture libraries and/or archives. Masters degree in architecture or related discipline. Publishing in architecture and/or planning scholarship. Membership in relevant professional organizations such as: Association of Architecture School Librarians, Art Libraries Society, and Society of American Archivists. Demonstrated ability to establish and meet goals. Professional initiative. Familiarity with at least one European language.
Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Lifting and moving Ability to work under stress and within time constraints. Ability to work independently and as a team member. Commitment to provide excellent customer service.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 Rules)

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.

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