Associate Director for Collections & Technical Services

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Created: February 16, 2016


Please consider joining us! It's an exciting time to be at the Iowa State University Libraries, and we are looking for an enthusiastic, forward-thinking person to join us at the Associate Director level.

The Iowa State University Library is seeking a strong leader to shape and direct the work of the Collections & Technical Services Division as the Associate Director. The successful candidate will be highly engaged in acquiring and making accessible library collections and research resources in all formats for the Iowa State University Library.

Working closely with the Assistant Director for Library Information Technology Services, the Associate Director leads and directs technical services and collections operations. Working closely with the Library’s Collection Coordinator and Business Manager, the Associate Director provides oversight of the library’s materials budget expenditures.

The application deadline for this position has been extended to March 11, 2016.

Iowa State University has had an increasing number of students in the past five years with a resulting increase in hiring of faculty and staff.  The university is located in Ames, Iowa, rated as one of the top 100 most livable places, and no. 8 of the Best Small Cities in America. Located in a beautiful, continuously updated building, the library has a materials and access budget of over 12 million dollars.  The Collections & Technical Services Division has a dedicated staff of 8 professionals and 20 support staff, both seasoned and newly hired individuals, seeking a new leader.  If you have the qualifications listed in the link to this position description, please apply to join us in the Iowa State adventure.

ISU students, staff, and faculty strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society. Library staff must embrace an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people, and diverse perspectives. Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vets status.


Published: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 18:57 UTC

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