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Head of Content Management (Librarian III or IV)

University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin


The University of Texas Libraries seeks a dynamic, forward-thinking, and resourceful individual to lead the newly-forming Content Management Unit. Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate will be appointed as a Librarian III or Librarian IV. The position is responsible for the oversight and coordination of 32 staff, including the direct management of 5 staff. The successful candidate will be joining an exciting and restructuring organization enabling new and innovative approaches to both content acquisition and description. This Head of Content Management effectively coordinates operations, staff, and initiatives for the acquisition, description, and processing of materials for the UT Libraries in all formats and languages.


Essential functions: Oversee staff and workflows for ordering, receiving, describing, and processing of library materials in all formats and languages. Provide leadership in rethinking and realigning unit workflows, investigating new approaches to support emerging collection initiatives, and implementing new strategies for evolving metadata standards. Coordinate operations and workflows between the unit and other library departments or units. Contribute to fostering ongoing growth and professional development of staff. Promote a culture of innovation and continuous improvement of services, workflows, and best practices. Seek out and engage in appropriate campus, regional, and national partnerships and conversations. Participate in development and grant opportunities for relevant projects or initiatives when appropriate.


Application Instructions: To view the full job postings and to apply, please go through the UT Austin Job Search:

Librarian III, job posting #17-03-09-01-0084

Librarian IV, job posting #17-03-09-01-0082


Review of applications extended to May 15, 2017.



Ann Marchock

Coordinator, Digital & Monographic Resources

Cataloging and Metadata Services

University of Texas Libraries

The University of Texas at Austin


PCL 1.300 | Mail Code S5452  |  PO Box P
Austin, TX 78713-8916
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