Are you an imaginative change agent? An innovative risk-taker? Do you have revolutionary concepts for taking a library well into the 21st century? If so, we need your skills and experience, and we invite applications from highly motivated, innovative, forward-thinking professionals.
Under the direction of our new Dean, the UT Arlington Library has embarked on a voyage of rediscovery, reinvention, and reorganization. We seek employees and colleagues who embody our core organizational values of collegiality, flexibility, innovation, transparency, and life-long learning and who will help us move to a new model of service for our campus constituencies.
Knowledge is a powerful commodity. At The University of Texas at Arlington, it is a natural resource that has been flowing freely for well over a hundred years—and that has accelerated exponentially during the past decade. Witness the thriving research university that UT Arlington has become and the top-tier institution we continue to build.
-- James Spaniolo, former UT Arlington President
As the University accelerates its journey toward Tier One status, the library’s excellent staff and services are on the threshold of becoming an avant-garde 21st-century organization.
The Library Specialist provides extraordinary customer service in person and virtually in support of users’ needs for research assistance such as online searching, reference resources as well as a variety of online citation and full-text databases, use of technology, and loan of materials, spaces, and technologies.
Provides leadership in managing the life cycle of electronic resources. Work collaboratively with the Content Delivery Librarian in supporting liaison librarians for outreach and scholarship. The incumbent is also responsible for license negotiation and maintaining positive and beneficial professional relationships with vendors.