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September 25, 2002

Assistant Licensing Coordinator
Digital Library Services Division
The General Libraries -- The University of Texas at Austin

The Assistant Licensing Coordinator takes a significant role in performing
tasks relating to licensing and managing subscriptions for electronic
resources in support of off-campus users.  Additionally, the
responsibilities of the Assistant Licensing Coordinator include account
administration and payment processes, act as liaison between the General
Libraries and component schools to coordinate subscriptions and resolve
questions and problems, and work closely with the UT TeleCampus Librarian
and UT Austin's Off-Campus Library Services Coordinator.  The Assistant
Licensing Coordinator will also maintain a working knowledge of various
electronic resources and related issues, assist with completion of
division duties and supervision of personnel, perform microcomputer tasks
working with word processing, spreadsheets, databases, HTML editing, and
other various computer software, and may provide reference support and
library instruction.  The position reports to the Licensing Coordinator,
Digital Library Services Division.  Funding for this job is subject to
renewal as of August 31, 2003.

The Assistant Licensing Coordinator works within the distance education
unit of the Digital Library Services Division (DLSD), located in the
Perry-Casta=F1eda Library (PCL), the main library of the University of
Texas at Austin General Libraries (http://www.lib.utexas.edu/index.html)  
DLSD provides a variety of technical and end-user support functions to UT
Austin, University of Texas System, and beyond.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program.  
Two years or more of working experience in an academic library, preferably
with electronic resources. One year of experience working with
microcomputers, including Microsoft Word and Excel, FileMaker Pro or other
database software, web browsers, HTML editing software.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in a consortial environment.  
Experience with collection development and/or licensing electronic
resources. Demonstrated ability to excel, to be highly motivated, to
exercise initiative and willingness to put forth an extra effort in
getting a task accomplished. Demonstrated ability to be supervised and to
be flexible with working assignments and environments.  Demonstrated
excellent communication and organizational skills.  Demonstrated ability
to communicate effectively with a variety of persons, including
non-technical and technical staff, other staff in other libraries, and
vendor representatives. Familiarity with technological aspects of
off-campus services including experience with delivery.  Working knowledge
of networked information resources, search engines and Internet client

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Annual salary range is $36,000 $40,000 depending upon
qualifications and experience.  No state or local income tax.  Standard
state benefits package including paid vacation and sick leave, paid
holidays, retirement plan options, and health insurance (comprehensive
major medical and dental plans, vision, life, disability, etc=85).  
Deferred compensation and tax sheltered annuity programs also available.

RECRUITING SCHEDULE: To ensure consideration, requested materials should
be received by October 21, 2002.  To apply, applicants should send a
resume, a letter of interest reviewing their experiences, strengths, and
accomplishments, a statement of salary requirements and names and contact
information (including email addresses) for three professional references
to Carol Johnson (c-johnson@mail.utexas.edu An Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job number:  02-09-20-03-0080