Digital Assets, Instruction and Outreach Librarian, University of Texas at Austin

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Digital Assets, Instruction and Outreach Librarian, Fine Arts Library
University of Texas Libraries – The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas Libraries seeks an enthusiastic and creative information professional to become the Digital Assets, Instruction, and Outreach Librarian. The successful candidate is responsible for instruction, outreach and managing digital assets for the Fine Arts Library. The successful candidate will work collaboratively to build strong faculty relationships with the College of Fine Arts and across campus in regards to digital asset management and services, organize and strengthen the Fine Arts Library instruction program, and build a lively and diverse outreach program. The successful candidate will facilitate patrons’ image discovery and use by providing general reference, instruction, and orientation to digital asset resources, tools, and technologies including DASe and ARTstor. The successful candidate will work closely with catalogers, database managers, and reformatting technicians. The successful candidate will develop and run the instruction program, coordinating course integrated library instruction sessions, related tours, and staff training on new resources and technology. The successful candidate will coordinate external communications for the Fine Arts Library, including publications, publicity, and participate in exhibit and event development and serves as liaison to the University of Texas Community and to the wider Austin community. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, innovative, and proactive. The position reports to the Head Librarian, Fine Arts Library, The University of Texas Libraries.

The Fine Arts Library is located in the Doty Fine Arts Building in the heart of the College of Fine Arts. Collections and services support the research and teaching of the College of Fine Arts which includes art, music, theatre and dance and audiovisual services for the entire campus community. Fine Arts Library digital assets include an image collection, an audio archive, and other discrete collections.

For a complete job description including requirements, salary information and application instructions, visit http://www.lib.utexas.edu/admin/employment/librFAL.html.

The University of Texas has a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications and nominations from traditionally underrepresented groups.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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