|UNT System Overview||Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.|
|Posting Title||Cataloging Librarian|
|Full Time/Part Time||Full-Time|
|Salary Information||Salary is dependent on experience with a minimum of $51,412.00 (Assistant Librarian rank), $56,412.00 (Associate Librarian rank) and $63,412.00 (Librarian rank)|
A wide range of student and faculty-centered services are the cornerstone of the Libraries’ integral role in the University of north Texas community. As the most-used service on campus and an essential component of education and research at the University of North Texas, the Libraries offer access to an abundant collection of more than 6 million items (print and digital) along with expert personnel to assist patrons in achieving their academic and scholarly goals. We provide innovative and inclusive programs and support to enhance the intermingling of teaching , learning, and research at UNT.
The University of North Texas is a student-centered public research university with over 42,000 students. A Carnegie-ranked Tier One public research university. UNT is one of the nation’s most diverse universities. UNT has been designated as both a Minority Serving Institution and Hispanic Serving Institution and stands committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in its pursuit of academic excellence. We are big and bold. All about UNT With 7.5 million people and two international airports, DFW is the fourth-largest metro area in the United States. DFW is racially, ethnically, religiously, and culturally rich and maintains a long-standing commitment to the arts exemplified by local attractions such as the Dallas Arts District and the Forth Worth Cultural District. UNT’s proximity to these major metropolitan centers ensures that our new colleague will be able to access a wide range of activities and cultural experiences. The university also has a generous benefits, leave and perks package. UNT is located in Denton, Texas, a growing city with a small-town feel and a thriving arts and music scene centered on its downtown Square and is connected by highways and light rail to the major transportation hubs and big-city attractions of Dallas and Fort Worth, about 40 miles away. Want to know more about why you should consider coming to Denton? Check out Discover Denton.
UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI/MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba.
The Cataloging Librarian will report to the Department Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services (CMS) and will be responsible for catalog records and related data resources in a variety of formats, including DVDs and media. The librarian will work collaboratively within the CMS department to showcase our values, catalog resources, develop and implement policies and procedures, and facilitate planning and process improvements. The librarian will perform original and complex copy cataloging by providing full and accurate resource description and subject analysis according to international and local standards. The Cataloging Librarian will also work with the Library’s other departments and divisions, specifically with the Collection Development Department and Media Library.
UNT librarians hold fixed duration non-tenure track faculty status, and are expected to participate in scholarly, professional, and service activities that enhance their departmental responsibilities.
We want to emphasize that the preferred qualifications are not required and that we are committed to helping our future colleague develop these preferred skills. We strongly encourage those who are passionate about fostering diverse, inclusive, and equitable libraries to apply. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, including people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans and LGBTQ+ individuals.
|Required License / Registration / Certification|
|Physical Requirements||Ability to communicate|
|Area of Specialty|
|Security Sensitive||This is a security sensitive position.|
|EEO Statement||The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.|
|Driving University Vehicle||No|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Applicants must submit a CV, cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application. The cover letter must include a statement of commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
|Quicklink for Posting||https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/54397|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- References – List of Names and Contact Information for 3