Coordinator of the Music Library

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Job Description

Plan and administer the programs and daily operations of the Music
Library, with considerable scope for planning and implementing new program
initiatives, including the application of new technologies to the delivery of
services.  Supervise, train, and evaluate
the branch supervisor who manages 2.0 FTE staff as well as student workers.  Provide reference service in the branch.  Develop collections in all formats for music
and theatre.  Participate in library
instruction for the Music Library.  Serve
as liaison to the faculties of the School of Theatre and Dance and the Moores
School of Music.  Serve on Public
Services Council with leaders of the Architecture and Art Library, the
Optometry Library, Liaison Services, Special Collections, and Digital
Repository Services.  This position will
report to the Associate Dean for Public Services.


Librarians hold academic rank pursuant to the University of
Houston Librarians’ Bylaws Document. 
They are expected to develop a record of service, scholarship, and
professional involvement.  The UH
Libraries support the ongoing professional development of librarians and our
goal is to recruit librarians committed to continuous learning.


Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program; subject background in
music; excellent communication skills and strong service orientation.  Ability to work in a team-based
environment   Preferred:  Supervisory experience; bachelors degree or
higher in music; experience in a music library; experience or demonstrated
interest in user education.


Salary: $54,000 –
$58,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications. Comprehensive
benefits package; choice of retirement programs including TIAA-CREF;
tax-deferred annuity program available; release time to take a class up to 3
hours/week; no state or local income tax.

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send letter of application, names of 3 references, and resume to Damon Camille, Training, Assessment, and Statistics Coordinator, University of Houston, 114 University Libraries, Houston, Texas 77204-2000.  Applications may also be submitted by email to: .  

Potential applicants seeking further information should contact John Lehner, Associate Dean for Personnel, Planning, and Systems, at 713-743-9801 or .

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