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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

 


 

Systems Librarian

 

SUMMARY: The Systems Librarian oversees the maintenance, development, and customization of the Library’s search tools through usability testing, extraction and analysis of statistics, and integration of the discovery system and other Library content management systems.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership, training, and support for an integrated framework for library systems (e.g. link resolvers, digital commons, and access systems, integrated library systems, and discovery solutions) to improve user experience.
  • Contribute research support for library collection analysis and assessment activities.
  • Support and enhance the ILS, including testing, customizing reports, training staff, and improving staff and user interfaces.
  • Collaborate with library staff, campus instructional designers, IT colleagues, and consortium partners to provide flexible and innovative information services.
  • Maintains website lists of databases and websites.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate technical information to a general audience and to interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Familiarity with integrated library systems including library databases, content management systems, authentication systems and Open URL link resolvers.
  • Familiarity with electronic resource standards and protocols such as SUSHI and COUNTER and how these standards interact with library resource and discovery systems.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Work experience in an academic or research library.
  • Ability to design, implement, and maintain CMS-driven websites.
  • Knowledge of current web accessibility standards.
  • Knowledge of or experience with discovery services and an understanding of issues and trends in resource discovery.
  • Knowledge of or experience with maintaining databases and troubleshooting access problems.
  • Knowledge of or experience in library systems, acquisitions, cataloging serials, collection development, digital projects, or information services.
  • Knowledge of or experience with Alma, Primo and OpenAthens.
  • Customer service and outreach for library systems both within the Library and with Library member organizations.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

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.

To apply, please send a cover letter and updated resume to:

Elizabeth HerreraHR ManagerThe TMC Library1133 John Freeman Blvd.Houston, TX  77030Elizabeth.herrera@library.tmc.edu713-799-7116