Assistant Librarian - Resource

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The Resource Sharing Librarian is responsible for providing information resources to support the students, faculty, and staff of Texas Tech University, on campus or at a distance, and national/international libraries/institutions. They serve as a specialist for identifying, acquiring, delivering, and tracking information and materials required for scholarly research. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Supervise staff and student employees ensuring that the Document Delivery office is adequately staffed * Manage and set priorities and goals for frontline services staff, consisting of six employees and 15-20 student employees * Provide information to the Libraries' liaison librarians to support collection development. * Continuously assess the performance of the department for process improvements and write reports to support a variety of assessment activities. * Develop and maintain the operating budget of the Document Delivery department * Communicate and work effectively with librarians and staff in public services to improve service coordination * Oversee the Libraries course reserves process and assess for improvements * With oversight of a team and through quality control measures, ensures Texas Tech patron requests are filled accurately and quickly through a variety of fulfillment streams * Serve library committees and presents department activities, i.e. Library Services Committee and coordinate library teams * Work to continuously assess interlibrary services web pages for clarity and ease of use * Reviews and refines implementation of current technology to fully leverage existing features; identifies gaps and opportunities for streamlining and expanding services * Evaluates, recommends and implements new technology that streamlines requests handling. * Monitor resource-sharing agreements and taking a leadership role in related professional organizations * Applies quality control measures to ensure compliance with copyright and operational guidelines. * Maintain and develop professional relationships with vendors who provide software, equipment or commercial document delivery services. * Ensure that the Libraries are meeting and exceeding the standards set by consortia agreements * Actively participate in professional networks and associations for resource s
The Resource Sharing Librarian is responsible for providing information resources to support the students, faculty, and staff of Texas Tech University, on campus or at a distance, and national/international libraries/institutions. They serve as a specialist for identifying, acquiring, delivering, and tracking information and materials required for scholarly research. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Supervise staff and student employees ensuring that the Document Delivery office is adequately staffed * Manage and set priorities and goals for frontline services staff, consisting of six employees and 15-20 student employees * Provide information to the Libraries' liaison librarians to support collection development. * Continuously assess the performance of the department for process improvements and write reports to support a variety of assessment activities. * Develop and maintain the operating budget of the Document Delivery department * Communicate and work effectively with librarians and staff in public services to improve service coordination * Oversee the Libraries course reserves process and assess for improvements * With oversight of a team and through quality control measures, ensures Texas Tech patron requests are filled accurately and quickly through a variety of fulfillment streams * Serve library committees and presents department activities, i.e. Library Services Committee and coordinate library teams * Work to continuously assess interlibrary services web pages for clarity and ease of use * Reviews and refines implementation of current technology to fully leverage existing features; identifies gaps and opportunities for streamlining and expanding services * Evaluates, recommends and implements new technology that streamlines requests handling. * Monitor resource-sharing agreements and taking a leadership role in related professional organizations * Applies quality control measures to ensure compliance with copyright and operational guidelines. * Maintain and develop professional relationships with vendors who provide software, equipment or commercial document delivery services. * Ensure that the Libraries are meeting and exceeding the standards set by consortia agreements * Actively participate in professional networks and associations for resource s
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