The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) Library seeks a skilled and motivated professional to lead the Acquisitions and Content Management team. The Director of Acquisitions and Content Management coordinates the work of the Acquisitions and Content Management unit including acquisitions, electronic resources and serials, cataloging and metadata, discovery, course reserves, stacks maintenance, bindery, and resource sharing. The position supervises 2 tenure-track faculty and 2 non-exempt staff. The Director's role is multifaceted with three areas of responsibility:
- Management of the Collection Services department’s as part of the leadership team also including the Head of Collection Services, Director of Special Collections, and Director of Access Services.
- Oversight of daily operations of the Acquisitions and Content Management unit.
- Direct responsibility for acquisitions, collection development and management, and course reserves
The Director of Acquisitions and Content Management will lead by building effective relationships across the unit while maintaining the positive team environment that currently exists. The ideal candidate will be committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of their work, and will actively engage with Library and University colleagues in building a work environment where everyone is welcomed, supported, and able to work to their fullest potential.
This is a 12-month tenure-track position reporting to the Head of Collection Services.
Review of applications begins on January 9, 2023 and continues until the position is filled. For a full description and to apply for this position, visit https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/utc_faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=22000002B8.
The UTC Library seeks a motivated, creative, and user-focused professional for the position of tenure-track Studio Librarian in the Library’s Studio. This is a great opportunity for a professional interested in working in a busy mid-sized academic library focused on providing user-centered services in a dynamic, transparent, and flexible environment.
Reporting to the Head of Research and Public Services and working closely with the Studio Director, this position provides support for the Studio as a learning environment and digital development area. The Studio Librarian works with students and faculty to support the effective and innovative use of multimedia and instructional technologies in teaching and research across the UTC campus.
This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position with faculty status at the rank of Assistant Professor. The minimum annual salary is $50,000, commensurate with experience.
To view the complete job description and apply, please visit here: Studio Librarian, UTC Library (22000001QV)
Review of applications begins on September 6, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.
The UTC Library seeks a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of Practice who is a motivated, creative and user-focused professional to fill our Web Services Librarian position at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (UTC). Reporting to the Director of Library IT, the Web Services Librarian builds, maintains, and enhances the front-end for library systems and technologies, and serves as a member of the Information Technology team.
A full position summary, along with information on qualifications, compensation, and the application process, are available at the UTC Faculty Career Site. Applications must be submitted through the University of Tennessee Taleo website. The review of applications begins on November 28, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.
The UTC Library’s Access Services team is looking to hire an Access Services Specialist, Part Time who supports the UTC Campuses' educational, research, and outreach goals by providing excellent customer service at the Library’s two main service desks: Check Out and Information Commons. Tasks include: providing access to materials in all formats, including equipment, fulfilling patron requests, assisting with all types of questions, troubleshooting and resolving patron problems, assisting with closing the Library on nights and weekends, and enforcing and explaining policy. This position is one of the few service personnel available on campus to assist students and faculty from 5 p.m. to Midnight.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Circulate library materials and technologies and perform all related tasks, including processing returns.
- Create and manage patron library accounts including troubleshooting and collecting fines and fees.
- Answer directional, information, research, and technology questions in-person, online, and via telephone.
- Assist and troubleshoot with printing, network connectivity, productivity software, and rooms.
Minimum Education and Experience:
- High school diploma or GED
- Two (2) years of relevant professional or paraprofessional experience in a customer service setting, facilitating customer transactions
Preferred Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree (equivalent combination of relevant experience may be substituted on a year-to-year basis for education)
- Relevant experience in a library environment
The full job posting can be viewed on the Handshake application. Applications can be received via Handshake, or by sending the following materials directly:
- a letter of interest
- a current resume or curriculum vitae
- contact details for two professional references (include phone and email).
If applying directly, email all materials to [email protected] with the subject line “Application for PT Access Services Specialist.” Review will begin November 18, 2022 and will continue until position(s) are filled.
Thank you for your interest in student employment at UTC Library. Available positions can be reviewed and applied for online.
The Fall 2022 Applications for students are available for eligible Federal Work Study or Academic Service Scholarships.
- If you are eligible for Federal Work Study or Academic Service Scholarship positions and interested in working at the Library, contact your coordinator or visit JobX to apply for open positions.
The Writing & Communications Center is hiring Student Peer Tutors via Handshake. Visit Handshake for more information or to set up an account.
The Writing and Communication Center (WCC), is looking for strong writers to join our dynamic team of peer writing consultants. The WCC is a UTC Library department that helps students, faculty, and staff with all types of writing or communication projects at any stage in the process, primarily through one to one writing consultations. Peer Writing Consultants provide one to one writing tutoring to students across a variety of disciplines and backgrounds, including offering on the spot feedback, explaining writing-related concepts, and helping students make revision plans. Interested?