Head of Collection Services

Lexington city
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Created: June 2, 2015


Washington and Lee University Library seeks an innovative and service-oriented leader for the Collection Services Department.  The Head of Collection Services coordinates development of all library collections, manages the $1.3 million materials budget, contractual vendor services, and chairs the Collection Management Committee.  The position has primary responsibility for establishing transformative workflows that meet evolving needs in every stage of the resource lifecycle.  The Head of Collection Services oversees the various resource management and discovery systems, including the ILS, discovery layer, archival management system, and institutional repository.  This position will lead in the selection and implementation of a new integrated library system, and supervises the Digital Scholarship Librarian, 1 professional staff, and 4.5 support staff.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To view the full job description and to apply online, visit us at http://jobs.wlu.edu/postings/2457

The University Library is a student-centered organization.  The University recently launched a significant Digital Humanities initiative in which the University Library plays a major role by collaborating with faculty to integrate DH into the curriculum and research projects. Additional information about the university’s library services can be found at http://library.wlu.edu/.

Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the Shenandoah Valley of western Virginia with 2250 students. Additional information about the university can be found at http://www.wlu.edu/

Washington and Lee and the University Library are interested in candidates committed to high standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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