Associate Dean of Collection Management

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Created: May 6, 2016


Manages the selection and purchase of all library materials and oversees their receipt and cataloging. This position supervises the work of three support staff persons who are engaged in acquisitions functions. Coordinates the receipt of all gift materials. Plans automated procedures for Acquisitions functions and coordinates such procedures as they are implemented.

Oversees the monitoring of the library budget as it corresponds with the University budget and remains current with associated regulations and computing processes and assists with budget development processes as needed.

Supervises the work and attendance of the Coordinator of Cataloging, the Electric Resources/Technology Librarian, and the Collection Development/Serials Librarian in their performance appraisals, in consultation with the Dean of Library Services; supervises other technical services unit SPA as needed; supervises the work of student assistants as needed. Works with the personnel of the technical services units to plan, monitor, and evaluate the workflow and required positions of the unit, in order to facilitate the most efficient and current practices.

Participates in the planning process for any new library services and facilities, along with the Dean of Library Services and the Assistant Dean for Research Services. Prepares the schedule for staff members participating in the summer flex option. Participates in the daily, evening, and weekend reference schedule and assists with library use instruction as needed.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Graduation from an American Library Association-accredited School of Library/Information Science. Experience in the computerized management of library budgetary resources in an academic library, preferably using the Innovative Interface system; experience in supervision; experience in working with the public.

Management Preferences: A minimum of five years of progressive experience working in the technical services operation of an academic library, which includes the acquisitions, collection development, cataloging, and electronic resources service areas. Successful supervisory and management experience. Demonstrated budget management expertise required. Current knowledge of trends and best practice in technical services with a service oriented innovative approach to planning these service areas needed. Excellent organizational skills along with excellent interpersonal written and oral skills needed.

Special Instructions to Applicants: The Hiring Official requests that a cover letter, detailed resume and list of references with the names and contact information for three professional references be attached.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

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Published: Friday, May 6, 2016 00:41 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:40 UTC