Studio Librarian @ UTC Library

The UTC Library seeks a motivated, creative, and user-focused professional for the position of tenure-track Studio Librarian in the Library’s Studio.  This is a great opportunity for a professional interested in working in a busy mid-sized academic library focused on providing user-centered services in a dynamic, transparent, and flexible environment.

Library Description

In December 2014, UTC opened a 5-story 180,000 square foot library. The library staff comprises 22 librarians and 15 staff members, operates on an annual budget of over 3 million dollars and possesses collection holdings of more than 500,000 volumes, 150 databases, and over 28,000 accessible online journals.  The new library provides a large information commons with 175+ public computers, 38 group study rooms, a media studio, 3 library instruction classrooms, a writing center, a cafe, and a 24-hour study space. The library delivers a comprehensive range of public services, including proactive outreach, instruction, and reference. UTC Library is well equipped to support the research and scholarship needs of the UTC community. 

Position Description

Reporting to the Director of Studio, this position provides support for the Studio as a learning environment and digital development area. The Studio Librarian works with students and faculty to support the effective and innovative use of multimedia and instructional technologies in teaching and research across the UTC campus.

Studio position responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain the Studio as an effective student-learning environment.
  • Guide Studio patrons in use of technology resources.
  • Teach classes, workshops, provide reference services and assist in curriculum development.
  • Work with faculty on instructional design/development projects.
  • Promote educational technology and the Studio services to the campus.
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend multimedia and emerging technologies for campus and library needs.
  • Assist in the development of the vision, goals, objectives, and actionable Studio Team events.
  • Promote student success and retention through advocacy for the use of library services and resources.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Studio team on techniques and documentation.
  • Guide and help manage Student Assistants.
  • Help maintain a variety of circulating and non-circulating equipment including video and photography cameras, audio equipment, various accessories, and 3D printers.

Public Service, Library, and University responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in Research and Public Service Department initiatives.
  • Support public services operations as needed and appropriate in Patron Experience, Instruction, and the Writing and Communication Center.
  • Collaborate on multimedia content for Library-wide needs.
  • Participate in providing a reference, liaison, and outreach services to University Community.
  • Participate in library-wide planning and committee work.
  • Participate in UTC governance, service, and be professionally active.
  • Conduct scholarship consistent with a tenure-track appointment.
  • Engage in continuing professional development.


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