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Head of Reader and Viewer Services (Professional Librarian I), University of Texas, Austin, TX


The Head of Reader and Viewer Services provides leadership, supervision, and management for the daily operations of the Harry Ransom Center’s Reading and Viewing Room. The Head cultivates an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere to researchers across disciplines and with various research competencies by training and mentoring currently a team made up of five FTE and seven students, as well as facilitating and developing policies and procedures that ensure the unit meets its strategic goals. The Library Division embraces a highly collaborative environment and the Head reports to the Associate Director for the Library Division and works closely with other units and teams regarding reference, instruction and outreach, safety and security, cataloging, and diversity and inclusion initiatives. 

How to Apply:

  • Priority deadline: November 12, 2021 
  • For more information and to apply 
  • Webinar Information Session:
    Please join us for an open Zoom webinar informational session about the position, to be held on Thursday, November 4 at 11:00 am Central Daylight Time.