Coordinator of External Library Services

Wayland Baptist University

Plainview, TX

Application Deadline

Apply By Apr 7th, 2007


Not Specified


Plainview, TX





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Coordinator of External Library Services is responsible for assessing and articulating goals and needs for external campus patrons. Work with Electronic Access Associate to provide library materials to students and faculty at external campuses. Provide reference services to patrons from all campuses. Fill in as needed in absence of other librarians. This position is based on a twelve (12) month contract. SPECIFIC TASKS AND DUTIES: For a complete list of the Specific Tasks and Duties, please visit, go to Employment Opportunities, then click on this position title.

Additional Info & Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS: Academic: Master’s Degree in Library Science or Information Studies or equivalent from ALA accredited school. Experience & Knowledge: Experience with distance education services in an academic setting; Knowledge and experience in providing print and electronic reference services; Knowledge and experience with standard desktop computing applications, the Internet, web publishing and bibliographic databases. Skills & Abilities: Good oral and written communication skills; Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with students, faculty, staff and others; Computer proficiency with programs such as Word, Excel, Access, library automation, e.g. Sirsi; Exhibit skillful, pleasant, and tactful manner in receiving telephone calls and meeting students, employees and visitors; Work independently, receiving minimum of supervision and guidance on established procedures; Able to acquire a thorough working knowledge of policies and procedures; Ability to use administrative reporting channels appropriately; Anticipate problems and use sound judgment and tact in handling confidential matters. Physical Demands & Working Conditions: For a complete list of the Physical Demands & Working Conditions, please visit, go to Employment Opportunities, then click on this position title.

The Community

THE UNIVERSITY: Wayland Baptist University is a four-year liberal arts university. The institution is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The Wayland Baptist University System is comprised of the Plainview campus, which is predominately a residential campus, twelve external campuses, and the Virtual Campus offering courses in all academic areas.

HR Info

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications may be downloaded from the WBU website at, then go to Employment Opportunities. The following materials are required of each applicant: Completed Wayland Application for Employment; Letter of Interest; Current resume/vita; Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work (unofficial copies are acceptable for initial screening process); List of Current References from individuals who can comment on the applicant’s ability to function in this capacity. All application materials should be sent to: Ron Appling, Director of Human Resources Wayland Baptist University 1900 W. 7th Street, CMB #689, Plainview, TX 79072 Phone: (806) 291-3451 Fax: (806) 291-1981 Email: APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications received by April 7, 2007 will receive full consideration; however, the search will continue until the position is filled. Wayland Baptist University does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posted Mar 9, 2007