Jobs at the Libraries

Digital Archivist

The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries is seeking forward‐thinking, dynamic applicants for the position of Digital Archivist. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, this position ensures the long‐term preservation of born‐digital materials, facilitates the digitization of Library materials, and provides access to digital holdings.

In strong collaboration with Library Systems, the University Archivist, and Manuscripts Curator, the Digital Archivist will develop processes, procedures, and specifications for collecting, preserving, and providing access to born‐digital records and hybrid collections; investigate, plan, and manage format conversions and migrations; plan, coordinate, and implement workflows for digital content creation, including quality control procedures, prioritization of production to develop high levels of productivity; provide training in processes and specifications for digital collection creation; coordinate and supervise special projects; and collaborate with the Web developer and other staff for online exhibits and other discovery tools, including social media services.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Sciences or a Master’s degree in Archival Science or equivalent advanced degree.
  • Have knowledge of appropriate digital library technologies and related best practices for digital object creation
  • At least one year of experience in digital preservation or information management
  • Digitizing and working with digital content
  • Implementing and maintaining digital content management systems.
  • Have progressively responsible experience with the concepts and software/hardware applications used in managing and presenting digital information.

Preferred qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the creation and use of digital objects,
  • Experience in curating digital content in an archival repository,
  • Large‐scale digitization in an academic environment,
  • Experience with metadata extraction, transformation, and repurposing,
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and implement effective programs, complex projects and services

​Salary

$47,412 (flexible, depending on qualifications). This is a full‐time A&P, benefits‐eligible position.

Closing Date

04/28/2014

For a complete job description and to apply, please use STARS, the Streamlined Applicant Referral System, at https://www.utsajobs.com. Please reference requisition no. 20140150. For additional assistance, please call UTSA Human Resources at (210) 458‐4250.

This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. UTSA is an EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Archives Assistant: UTSA Libraries Special Collections

The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Archives Assistant (Library Assistant II). Reporting to the Head of Special Collections, this position will be located at the HemisFair Park campus in the Special Collections reading room on the third floor of the Institute of Texan Cultures where the historic photograph collection resides. Duties include filling photo orders, taking payments, and obtaining necessary permissions paperwork; supervising researchers using the collections in the reading room; and assisting patrons in finding materials appropriate to their research. 

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED 
  • At least two years of experience working in a library or special collections

Closing Date

4/11/2014

For a complete job description and to apply, please use STARS, the Streamlined Applicant Referral System, at https://www.utsajobs.com. Please reference requisition no. 20140151. For additional assistance, please call UTSA Human Resources at (210) 458‐4250.

This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. UTSA is an EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Senior Systems Analyst

The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries is seeking a self-motivated, dynamic, service-oriented individual for the position of Senior Systems Analyst. This position is responsible for developing technical solutions spanning from analysis of underlying concepts and structures, viable options, design elements, requirements, and  constraints to development of internal applications and integration of third-party applications and Web services with existing systems based on users and organizational requirements.

Required Qualifications   

  • Associate degree or 60 college credit hours in Information Technology or related field.  
  • Four years of experience in systems analysis, integration, and development in a heterogeneous application environment. TO INCLUDE:
    • Three years of experience working in the application developer role in implementing and integrating a variety of third-party applications including open-source applications into the Web- and mobile-based systems using XHTML, XML, XSL, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery and PHP, Perl, Python, or Java.
    • Three years of experience in Web database development using MYSQL, MS SQL Server, or Oracle.
    • Two years of experience in a supervisory or leadership role.
  • Experience with implementation of user authentication methods for Web and existing applications.
  • Ability to identify security and scalability requirements of systems with adequate infrastructure.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, writing, analytical and organizational skills and strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or information technology related field.
  • Knowledge and experience with service-oriented architecture for integrating Web services for interoperability between software applications.
  • Experience managing Windows and Unix/Linux Servers and scripting skills in Shell and Perl.
  • Data modeling and analysis for business process.
  • Writing queries in Structural Query Language (SQL).
  • Ability to develop databases that support web applications and web sites. 
  • Ability to analyze user needs to determine business and technical requirements
  • Knowledge of XML, XSL, DOM and Web 2.0 tools to draw content from various Web sources into new integrated applications and interfaces.

  • Knowledge and understanding of content management systems.

  • Ability to conduct research into emerging Web technologies and programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional training.   

Salary

$47,016 - $77,568/Annualized (flexible, depending on qualifications).  This is a Classified, benefits eligible position.

Closing Date

Posting open until filled.

Applications must be completed through the online applicant system STARS at https://www.utsajobs.com/ together with cover letter, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. Please reference requisition no. 20130561. For assistance accessing STARS, call UTSA Human Resources at (210) 458-4250. 

This is a security sensitive position.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. UTSA is an EEO/AA employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Assistant Dean for Faculty Services, UTSA MAIN CAMPUS

The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries is seeking a dynamic, energetic Assistant Dean for Faculty Services. This newly-created position will play a leading role in shaping the services of the new UTSA Faculty Center opening in early 2014—a collaboration of the UTSA Libraries, UTSA Research, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Support.

The Assistant Dean will serve on the libraries’ management team and provide leadership, vision and strategic direction for the development of services designed to integrate information literacy and critical thinking concepts throughout the curriculum and, more broadly, to enhance teaching and learning at UTSA.  The position will also provide leadership in the design of innovative teaching spaces throughout the library, creating an environment that enhances instruction and engaged learning.  To achieve these goals, this position will lead a group of professionals including the Research Services Librarians and Teaching and Learning Consultants. 

The Assistant Dean’s active role within the Faculty Center will provide a unique platform for seamlessly integrating library services into all aspects of faculty academic life.  The position will work collaboratively with partners to develop policies and procedures related to faculty services and Faculty Center use, as well as evaluating those services to ensure they are meeting goals and contributing to university strategic initiatives.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree or terminal degree in area of specialty from an accredited institution
  • Ten years of progressively responsible positions in academic libraries, educational programs, learning assessment or faculty development to include two years of supervisory or leadership experience 
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills including collegiality, teamwork, leadership, and motivational skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • MLS or LS degree
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in developing library instruction or information literacy programs

Salary

$62,976-$94,476/annualized (depending on experience) for a 12-month appointment plus benefits package

Closing Date

Position is open until filled.

Applications must be completed through the online applicant system STARS (www.utsajobs.com) together with cover letter, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references. For assistance accessing STARS, call UTSA Human Resources at (210) 458-4250.

This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. UTSA is an EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

About the University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries

The University of Texas at San Antonio is one of the fastest growing higher education institutions in Texas and the third largest institution in the UT System. Serving the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas, UTSA has about 30,000 students enrolled in 66 bachelor’s, 52 master’s and 24 doctoral degree programs across its three campuses: Main Campus, Downtown Campus and Hemisfair Park Campus. As a multicultural institution of access and excellence, UTSA aims to be a premier public research university providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.

The UTSA Libraries include the John Peace Library on the Main Campus, the Downtown Campus Library, and our Applied Engineering and Technology Library recognized by the
New York Times and USA Today as the nation’s first bookless library on a university campus.

The John Peace Library is nearing the end of a four year renovation process informed by fresh thinking on collection management and student intellectual engagement. The libraries are well
integrated into the intellectual life of campus through active partnerships with the Writing Center, Teaching and Learning Center and Tomás Rivera Center for Student Success.
In support of UTSA’s ascent to premier research university status, the UTSA Libraries are proud to preserve the legacies of San Antonio and South Texas through our growing Special Collections featuring primary resource materials on San Antonio authors, architecture and urban development, Mexican cookery, women and women’s history, and the Texas Mexico border region.