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Librarian: Reference/Instruction (RRC)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please complete all fields of the application to ensure a thorough review of your qualifications. 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. Texas State's 38,808 students choose from 98 bachelor’s, 91 master’s and 13 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. The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree in 10 programs as well as 12 graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification and continuing education programs. This includes nursing and a growing number of College of Health Professions programs.

Posting Information

Posting Information

Posting Number 2018045
Posting/Functional Title Reference & Instruction Librarian - Round Rock Campus
University Pay Plan Title Librarian: Reference/Instruction (RRC)
Location Round Rock
Department University Libraries
Recruitment Type Open to All
Job Type Full-Time
Monthly Salary Commensurate with qualifications
Job Category Exempt
Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

Master’s degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program

Knowledge of:
• the field of librarianship/information sciences theory and practice, procedures, and resources.
• collection development practices and requirements.
• subject areas within the Health Sciences.

Skills:
• Analyzing and problem solving
• Basic computers competency including online database searching
• Oral, written, and interpersonal communication

Abilities:
• reference service
• instruction and training
• program management, development, marketing, and assessment
• general organization and time management
• successful performance under pressure

Preferred Qualifications

A degree or certification in a field in one of the health sciences.

Job Description

The Texas State University Round Rock Campus (RRC) Library is seeking a Reference & Instruction Librarian. Under the direction of the Head RRC Librarian, this position teaches information literacy skills, provides reference services, participates in outreach activities to students, faculty, and academic departments, engages with collection development, and provides circulation related services.

Job Duties

Provide in-depth, specialized research assistance to library patrons in a variety of ways and locations, including but not limited to in-person, online, via chat, text, webcam, and telephone. Plan and teach formal library instruction sessions in both traditional and electronic classroom settings integrating theories of information literacy. Develop and maintain various instructional and promotional materials including tutorials, web based resources, and other formats to support the teaching objective. Participate in the evaluation of instruction program and outcome assessment of instruction sessions as well as collaborate with faculty and other academic professionals in planning, implementing, and assessing information literacy programming. Promote the use of subject-specific and course related information resources and services to meet the needs of users and expectations, utilizing current technologies and information tools. Create, update, or otherwise maintain various Web pages and social media for the unit. Communicate effectively using a variety of methods, maintain a professional demeanor, and work collaboratively as a team member. Participate in Collection Development duties including the use of request forms and creating an improved library collection that supports curricular and research needs. Provide services related to the check in/out of library materials using the library’s integrated library system (ILS) or through manual charge as needed and utilize higher-level functions of the ILS related to holds, recalls, and other functions as needed. Complete projects and prepare reports, statistical and otherwise, as assigned. Engage in professional activities in accordance with Texas State University’s standards for promotion for professional librarians and curators

Additional Information to Applicants

Please complete all fields of the application to ensure a thorough review of your qualifications.

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.

Texas State’s 38,808 students choose from 98 bachelor’s, 91 master’s and 13 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.

The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree in 10 programs as well as 12 graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification and continuing education programs. This includes nursing and a growing number of College of Health Professions programs.

Job Open Date 10/04/2017
Job Close Date<br><br>Job Close Date (Posting closes at midnight)
Open Until Filled Yes
Normal Work Days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start 8:00AM
Normal Work Hours End 5:00PM
Posting Notices YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.
Legal and Required Notices

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Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.


Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.


Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Applicant Document

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation #1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Media File
  5. Portfolio
  6. DD 214/DD1300
  7. Licensure
  8. Certifications
  9. Letter of Recommendation #2
  10. Letter of Recommendation #3
  11. List of References

Supplemental Questions

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