Assistant/Associate Professor Library User Services [Tenure-track]

The University of Tennessee at Martin seeks a collegial and service-oriented professional 
to serve in a tenure-track faculty position as Head of User Services – Paul Meek Library. 

•	In collaboration with members of the User Services Team, provides leadership and 
management of functional areas/services including:  customer service; educational 
support/media services; research assistance/coaching; information literacy; research 
instruction; outreach services; and federal/state information resources.  
•	Participates in strategic planning, including developing new initiatives, setting 
priorities, budgeting, and developing policy/procedures for the Paul Meek Library as 
leader of the User Services Team.
•	Participates in and assists the Director of the Library with the coordination of the 
library liaison program designed to increase the visibility of library resources/services 
across the University; promote research and instructional services; enhance collection 
development efforts; and foster communication throughout the academic community
•	Participates in public service activities and is available on ad hoc basis for point of 
service desk duty as assigned by the Library Director
•	Participates in university and/or library committees and constituent bodies
•	Supervises, trains, mentors, and evaluates tenured, tenure-track, and library 
support staff
•	Pursues professional development opportunities, including research, publication, 
and professional service activities in order to meet University of Tennessee at Martin 
criteria for tenure and promotion

Required Qualifications: 
•	Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library and information studies program 
•	Four-five year’s professional academic library experience with evidence of 
increasing levels of responsibility and supervisory duties
•	Ability to provide excellent customer-service and demonstrated ability to 
communicate effectively (both written and orally)

Preferred qualifications and instructions for additional information or applying for the 
position are available in the full announcement on the UT Martin site; see:

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/ Section 504/ADA/ADEA 
institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.

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