DescriptionGovernment Documents/Reference Librarian
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi,
Corpus Christi, Texas
Salary: Not Specified
Government Documents/Reference Librarian
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for the position of Government Documents/Reference Librarian.
The Government Documents/Reference Librarian at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will be responsible for: (1) Managing and overseeing the development of the government documents collection. (2) Providing reference desk services. (3) Participating in library instruction. (4) Participating in collection development in assigned subject areas. (5) Serving on Library/University committees. (6) Pursuing professional development/scholarly activities. (6) Performing other duties as assigned.
Required: (1) Masters of Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program. (2) Two (2) years related experience in an academic library in a public services capacity, including reference and library instruction. (3) Excellent written and oral communication skills. (4) Demonstrated strong commitment to library-customer focused services. (5) Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a rapidly changing, demanding, and culturally diverse environment.
Preferred Qualifications: (1) At least 1-2 years of experience working in a Federal Depository Library environment. (2) Experience with web page and database design/development. (3) Knowledge of reference resources in print and electronic formats. (4) Experience with non-traditional and/or first-generation college students.
This position is open until filled.
About the University
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a vibrant, regional comprehensive Hispanic Serving Institution that combines a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is committed to becoming one of the leading centers of higher education in the Gulf of Mexico region while serving the intellectual, cultural, social, environmental, and economic needs of South Texas. The beautiful natural setting of the Island University is enhanced by modern, attractive, and state-of-the-art classroom buildings and support facilitates, colorful landscaping, and plazas that lend to a distinctive tropical feel to the campus. Offering more than 80 of the most popular degree programs in the state, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has proudly provided a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty, and highly-rated degree programs since 1947. The Island University has earned its spot as a premier doctoral-granting institution, supporting a UAS test site, two institutes, and 13 research centers and labs. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers a balance between a casual, coastal work atmosphere and an institution of higher education that is committed to achieving excellence. Discover your island at www.tamucc.edu/.
About Corpus Christi, TX
Welcome to Corpus Christi and the Coastal bend. The location on the Gulf of Mexico makes this a vacation destination for many while providing recreational opportunities such as windsurfing, fishing, and boating. From Buccaneer Days to the Texas Jazz Festival, you'll enjoy many celebrations held in a vibrant downtown, a breathtaking waterfront, sensational seafood, concerts, cultural activities, and professional sports games. Padre Island is only 15 minutes away from campus, and Mustang Island is just another short drive. Further down the road, you'll come to the quaint "village" of Port Aransas, and for those who want to stretch along miles and miles of sand, Padre Island National Seashore offers more than 130,000 acres of beautiful sandy shores and seasonal flora. Located halfway between Houston and Brownsville and only a few hours from San Antonio, Austin, and the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Corpus Christi is close to everything!
About the Library
The Mary and Jeff Bell Library provides resources and services to assist users with their research and information needs. Over ½ million items are listed in Portal, the online catalog, and many more items are accessible through our electronic resources. Over 200 online databases and 60,000 electronic journals contain scholarly material to assist students in completing research projects or assignments. The Library provides both in-person and electronic reference service, instruction to classes on how to use the Library's resources, interlibrary loan to obtain items the Library does not own, a media lab for accessing audio-visual material, and over 100 computers for use in research or the completion of course assignments. Laptop computers are also available for use within the Library. Special Collections and Archives houses a wealth of resources focusing on Corpus Christi, the Coastal Bend, and South Texas. The atrium of the Library contains popular magazines and a selection of daily newspapers.
To be considered for this position, please visit our web site and apply on line at http://apptrkr.com/568352.
Texas A&M Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has reserved a table at the ALA Midwinter JobLIST Placement Center Open House on Sunday, February 1 from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. Please stop by if you have any questions or would like to learn more about this exciting opportunity.
Published: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 03:30 UTC
Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:42 UTC