Head of Access Services Librarian

Nacogdoches, TX
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Created: July 11, 2019


The Stephen F. Austin State University Ralph W. Steen Library, located in
Nacogdoches, Texas, is seeking a Head of Access Services Librarian for a
12-month, tenure-track faculty position. This position is responsible for the
direct oversight of circulation, course reserves, and stack maintenance.
Establishes, implements, and evaluates policies and procedures for these
services. Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling and coaching
permanent and student staff. Provides high-quality and user-focused
customer service; interprets policies and procedures. Acts as a dedicated
resource for staff, students, faculty, and other library users. Works under
limited supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and
independent judgment. Reports to the Head of Digital Strategies and Content

Key responsibilities include:

· manages the daily operations of the depositories, including adding
and editing content, as well as training librarians and staff members on
use and workflows

· creates and updates depository policies, procedures and other
necessary documentation in consultation with colleagues within the library

· creates and teaches classes, workshops and instruction sessions for
the SFA community on topics such as repository procedures, best practices,
research strategies, visual and information literacy, ethics and compliance.

· provides ongoing, customized consultation, training and support to

· preserves repository and dark archive objects and metadata

· monitors all activities, keeps statistics and responds to problems

· recommends assessment methods

· manages institutional guidelines for describing, managing and
delivering digital assets

· supports compliance with HIPPA, FERPA, and local information policies

· works with library staff members to develop appropriate workflows
and schema for ingesting and maintaining data and digital materials

· engages in research, scholarly, creative and service activities at
levels that are appropriate to faculty rank and departmental tenure/merit


Required: Must hold a master's degree in library science from an American
Library Association-accredited institution.

*Experience*: Three years of related experience is required for the
Librarian II rank. Experience working in a circulation department and with
the Symphony ILS.

Librarian rank is determined by level of experience, professional
contributions to the academic and general communities through presentations
at professional meetings, professional publications, and service to library

*Salary *is commensurate with experience.

To apply, visit http://careers.sfasu.edu/postings/4860


Published: Friday, July 12, 2019 03:03 UTC

Last updated: Friday, July 12, 2019 03:03 UTC