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Thank you for visiting our employment page. The TMC Library is an equal opportunity employment institution, providing a challenging and rewarding work environment for our valued employees.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees. Benefits include health, vision, dental, life, short-and long-term disability insurance. Other benefits include an competitive retirement plan, an employee assistance program, paid holidays, flexible spending accounts and a monthly travel subsidy.

As a three-time recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Award for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility, the Library strives to be a leader in work-life balance. We offer flexible schedules, employee development opportunities, and wellness initiatives.

The TMC Library is a great place to work, and we look forward to receiving your application.

All vacancies listed on this page are currently open. If no opportunities are listed, please check back periodically for new opportunities.

The TMC Library offers a complete benefits package which includes health, dental, life and short/long-term disability insurance.  In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the Library provides paid holidays, vacation accrual, a retirement plan and a monthly transportation subsidy.

The HAM-TMC Library is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action institution, providing access to employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation, or disability.

To apply for our open positions, please send a cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae:

Elizabeth Herrera, HR Manager

elizabeth.herrera@library.tmc.edu


Associate Director

The Texas Medical Center (TMC) Library is a major research library serving Texas Medical Center researchers, clinicians and students, including two major medical schools and member institutions.

The TMC Library seeks a dynamic and innovative Associate Director to provide strong visionary and collaborative leadership for our organization.  The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented leader, exceptional strategic thinker, and effective relationship builder who will represent the Library to various audiences.  The successful candidate will also operationalize the vision, management, and implementation of the Library’s Strategic Plan.

DUTIES:

 Management and Employee Development

  • Participate in the hiring, onboarding, and ongoing coaching and development of staff
  • Formulate measurable goals and objectives for Circulation, Collections Development, Education and Research Services, Information Technology, and the McGovern Research Center that are consistent with the Library’s mission and values
  • Assess performance and quality of work; support employee development for direct reports by delivering feedback, conducting coaching sessions, and completing performance reviews
  • Recommend and maintain adequate staffing levels
  • Support staff participation in professional development activities and professional organizations

Operations

  • Perform complex work in planning, organizing, and directing all aspects of Library operations
  • Implement policies and procedures that support The TMC Library’s mission
  • Develop programs, activities, and promotions to improve services provided
  • Prepare, manage, and monitor departmental budgets and perform periodic cost and productivity analyses to support sound fiscal management
  • Analyze data and trends that generate strategic insight into strengths and opportunities for improvement
  • Provide resources and services that effectively serve diverse and special constituent populations
  • Determines customer service requirements by maintaining contact with patrons, conducting surveys, benchmarking best practices, and continuously analyzing customer needs
  • Oversee the development, design, and implementation of new applications and changes to existing computer systems and software packages
  • Maintain security and privacy of the information systems, communication lines, and equipment
  • Integrate appropriate technology

Public Relations

  • Anticipate, analyze, and interpret constituents’ opinions, attitudes, and issues that may impact the operation and plans of the Library
  • Foster strong relationships between the Library and its constituents that are aligned with our values and maximize the contributions of individuals toward our collective efforts
  • Plan and implement the organization’s efforts to promote developed key messages
  • Prepare and publish annual report
  • Establish metrics and goals that measure the effectiveness of public relations efforts to ensure programs and initiative are achieving planned objectives

Leadership

  • Translate the strategic plan into actionable initiatives
  • Remain current in all aspects of library resources through reviewing professional literature; participating in local, state, and national events; continuing education; and attending relevant conferences and workshops
  • Maintain high profile in the medical community to promote awareness
  • Promote effective utilization of Library resources and services within the medical community

 

Project Management

  • Define and prepare job scopes and cost estimates for assigned projects
  • Create and maintain project specific documentation during and following completion of a project to ensure compliance with all laws, company policies and procedures
  • Lead the preparation and delivery of presentations that communicate project proposals, descriptions, and status to the Executive Director, Board, Finance Committee, and/or other governing bodies
  • Prepare baseline budgets in coordination with the Chief Financial Officer and manage performance against baseline
  • Coordinate and manage internal project team member roles during implementations

Additional Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with members of other departments to ensure client needs are met
  • Provides assistance and support to librarians and staff when needed
  • Completes all activities towards the fulfillment of the Library mission and strategic objectives
  • Identifies ways to more effectively provide healthcare information to clients
  • Collaborates with others to create an atmosphere of enthusiasm and commitment
  • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, interdependence, and customer service
  • Continually increases technical competency of self and others through education and research within their field

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education – Required: Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited program in Library Science.  Preferred: Master’s Degree in a Business Administration or related field.

Experience: Minimum of five years of progressively responsible leadership and professional experience in library administration or public administration; knowledge of current trends in information literacy, academic librarianship, and supporting technologies; proven experience with strategic planning, human relations, budgeting, and management.

The TMC Library offers a complete benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, life and short/long-term disability insurance. In additional to a comprehensive benefits package, the Library provides paid holidays, vacation and sick accrual, an exceptional retirement plan, and a monthly transportation subsidy.

 The TMC Library is an equal employment opportunity institution, providing access to employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation, or disability.

Salary commensurate with skills and experience.

Email or fax cover letter and resume to:

Elizabeth Herrera

Email: elizabeth.herrera@library.tmc.edu


Liaison Librarian

SUMMARY: Liaison Librarians cultivate productive relationships with the Library’s affiliated institutions in order to integrate library resources in the curricula, research, and clinical operations of the Texas Medical Center. This position will be the Library’s point of contact for faculty and students as liaison to one of the designated institutions served by the TMC Library.

Librarians are expected to develop and promote services and resources; participate in professional and scholarly organizations and activities; pursue personal professional development; and maintain awareness of evolving trends in library and information science. Will work half time with UT School of Public Health and half time at The TMC Library.

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching students and faculty and performing research support activities.
  • Develop and maintain a working, interactive, and dynamic relationship with faculty, students, and staff in assigned disciplines
  • Conduct comprehensive literature searches and systematic reviews
  • Participate as liaison for faculty and students in a designated institution
  • Provide consultation on information discovery, retrieval and management
  • Develop outreach activities and communication to promote library resources and services
  • Provide instruction and develop and implement classes and workshops
  • Create specialized LibGuides for research methods and searching
  • Provide on-call reference service
  • Recommend appropriate resource additions to the library collection
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure that clients’ needs are met
  • Provide assistance and support to other librarians and staff when needed

Education and Experience:

Required: Master’s degree in library science (or equivalent) from an ALA-Accredited program, two years of advanced searching experience in medical databases for non-entry level position.

Desired: Working knowledge of medical libraries, experience conducting Systematic Reviews, background in health or life sciences.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Usual Environment – ½ time at UT School of Public Health and ½ time at The TMC Library

Physical Requirements – standing, sitting, walking, some light lifting

The TMC Library offers a complete benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, life and short/long-term disability insurance. In additional to a comprehensive benefits package, the Library provides paid holidays, vacation and sick accrual, an exceptional retirement plan, and a monthly transportation subsidy.

The TMC Library is an equal employment opportunity institution, providing access to employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation, or disability.

Salary commensurate with skills and experience.

Email or fax cover letter and resume to:

Elizabeth Herrera

Email: elizabeth.herrera@library.tmc.edu

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