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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT -- Document Delivery Librarian (fwd) Marcia Tuttle 11 Nov 2003 21:24 UTC

Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2003 14:06:38 -0600
From: Alma Rodriguez <almaa@AUSTIN.UTEXAS.EDU>
Subject: JOB ANNOUNCEMENT -- Document Delivery Librarian

November 3, 2003

Document Delivery Librarian
Interlibrary Services / Main Library Services Division
General Libraries - University of Texas at Austin

The Document Delivery Librarian is responsible for all interlibrary loan
and document delivery activities, including planning and implementing
expanded document delivery services for distance learning, desktop and
fee-based document delivery, and serving as the library's designated
expert and advisor on copyright.  Other responsibilities encompass all
activities of Interlibrary Services including staffing, organization,
budget, statistics, policies, user services, copyright, special projects,
evaluating and integrating new technology, monitoring resource-sharing
agreements, and taking a leadership role in related professional

Interlibrary Services has eight budgeted FTE staff and 15 student workers
providing interlibrary borrowing, lending, OCLC searching, and document
supply services, processing more than 100,000 transactions annually.  For
more information, see <>
The position reports to the Head Librarian, Main Library Services

Required Qualifications:  MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program;
three years experience in interlibrary loan services and protocol;
technical expertise with Internet, Ariel, interlibrary loan management
software, and other modes of information access and delivery; supervisory

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience with ILLiad; experience managing a
budget; experience with consortial efforts (Greater Western Library
Alliance, TexShare, or other national and state ILL organizations);
experience with an advanced system for delivering documents to the
desktop; demonstrated potential for leadership in university, state,
national, and international programs and initiatives; demonstrated
excellent communication and interpersonal skills; evidence of initiative,
creative energy, resourcefulness and strong commitment to public service;
evidence of excellent written and verbal communication and problem solving

Salary and Benefits:  $50,000 annually or more depending on qualifications
and experience.  No state or local income tax.  Standard state benefits
package including annual vacation and sick leave, paid holidays,
retirement plans, and health insurance options (comprehensive major
medical or HMO plans, dental, vision, life, and disability).  Deferred
compensation and tax sheltered annuity programs also available.

Recruiting Schedule:  Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will
be accepted until the position is filled, however applications received by
December 15, 2003, will be assured of full consideration.  To apply, send
a letter of interest explaining how your work experience addresses the
needs cited above; a resume; a statement of salary requirements; and the
names, addresses (including email), and telephone numbers of three
professional references to Carol Johnson (, The
University of Texas at Austin, The General Libraries, P.O. Box P, Austin,
Texas 78713-8916.  Please refer to job posting number 03-10-31-01-0080.
The University of Texas at Austin has a strong commitment to diversity and
encourages applications and nominations from traditionally
underrepresented groups.  For more information, see UT Library Online

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer