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Unit Manager - Reference Librarian

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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Position Description
Manages a unit within a department. Plans, organizes and develops goals and procedures for the unit. Represents the unit to administrators, outside agencies and others on relevant matters. Supervises subordinate staff.

HSC - Lubbock

Department: Library Lbk

Major/Essential Functions
  • Participates in onsite and virtual reference activities, such as LibChats, EndNote/ Refworks assistance, mediated searching, library instruction/ orientations, marketing, systematic reviews, and liaison services.
  • Instructs in the MSIII Surgery clerkship student EBM and MIDS IV library training sessions.
  • Maintain and enhance LibGuides content pertaining to areas of responsibility.
  • Compiles monthly statistics on reference interactions and inputs into online system (LibInsight).
  • Serve on library and HSC committees as needed, such as curriculum committees and search committees.
  • Advises and provides feedback related to departmental goals, policies and procedure to the Associate Managing Director and Executive Director of the Libraries.
  • Accepts other duties and assignments as directed by the Associate Managing Director.
  • Contributes to the knowledge base of the profession.
Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree plus three years supervisory experience; OR a combination of education and/or supervisory experience to equal seven years.

Preferred Qualifications
  • MLS/MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution. Minimum of 2 years of experience working in an academic
  • Demonstrated database searching skills.
  • Prior experience delivering instruction online and face-to-face.
  • Trained and/or experience in searching biomedical sciences related databases/websites.
  • Previous experience with LibGuides platform.
Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act
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Pay Basis: Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Schedule Details
8am to 5pm

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No
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