Job Title: Associate Librarian and Director, Special Collections and Archives
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience, with a minimum starting salary of $75,000
The Mary and Jeff Bell Library at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites application for Director of Special Collections and Archives, a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Librarian. The Director of Special Collections and Archives will provide leadership, vision, and support for the Special Collections and Archives Department. They will ensure the accessibility of research collections in a variety of formats by leading and supervising departmental personnel in processing, preserving, and describing collections according to professional standards and best practices, and in providing research assistance service to library users.
The successful candidate will identify goals and objectives, set policies, and assess departmental operations and services in the context of library and university mission, values, goals, and objectives. They will identify and implement new methods of delivering departmental operations and services within a changing technological environment.
The Director will work collaboratively with Dean of Libraries, Institutional Advancement, and Marketing and Communications to perform public outreach and networking activities. They will work closely with donors to identify and acquire unique and rare collections of materials related to the development of the South Texas region and will develop community access to and support for the collection through contacts with and presentations to community members. As with all faculty librarian positions at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, the Director of Special Collections and Archives will participate in professional and scholarly activity and will serve on library, university, and professional committees.
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