FYI. Darlene Tan
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> Subject: Vacancy Announcement - Head of Collection Management
> North Carolina State University Libraries
> VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
> Head of Collection Management
> The North Carolina State University Libraries invites applications and
> nominations for the position of Head, Collection Management. The
> Collection Management Department is responsible for developing the
> Libraries' collections, allocating the collections budget, formulating
> collection development policies, assessing users' needs, and liaising
> with faculty and graduate students.
> This is an exciting opportunity to direct the development and management
> of a large and rapidly growing research collection that supports
> academic programs in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences.
> The Collection Management Department, supported by vigorous Systems and
> Digital Library Initiatives departments, is building a large collection
> of digital resources to support Internet-based research and learning.
> As part of a university-wide drive for excellence, the department is
> developing world-class multidisciplinary collections in environmental
> science, genomics, materials science and information management.
> Under the general direction of the Associate Director for Collection
> Management, Organization, and Preservation, leads a department of seven
> librarians and three support staff in allocating and monitoring the
> collections budget; selecting materials in all disciplines and formats;
> articulating the collection development vision of the Libraries through
> written policies and oral presentations; maintaining active relations
> with faculty and graduate students; and providing digital content to the
> Libraries' web-based services, including those for distance learning.
> Supervises professional and support staff. Participates in library-wide
> planning and serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams.
> Ensures that the department is an active participant in Triangle
> Research Libraries Network (TRLN) activities. Is active professionally
> and contributes to developments in the field of collection development.
> Required: ALA-accredited MLS. Minimum of five years relevant
> professional experience; significant experience in building academic
> collections; significant experience managing collections budgets and
> collections staff; solid knowledge of collection development issues,
> especially concerning the management and delivery of digital content.
> Demonstrated record of working with faculty and researchers to build
> collections; demonstrated management and supervisory skills; excellent
> oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated
> record of professional involvement and contribution.
> Salary: competitive and commensurate with experience.
> Librarians have academic status without tenure or rank. Benefits
> include: 26 days' vacation, 12 days sick leave; health insurance
> (comprehensive major medical or HMO), and state, TIAA/CREF or other
> retirement options. Additional and optional dental, life, disability,
> deferred compensation, and legal plans are available. Relocation
> Position available immediately. Applications will be reviewed upon
> receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply,
> send cover letter (including title of position), resume, and the names,
> addresses, and telephone numbers of four current, professional
> references to: Wendy L. Scott, Office of Personnel Services; Box 7111,
> NCSU Libraries; Raleigh, NC 27695-7111
> Full vacancy announcement available at the Libraries web site:
> North Carolina State University is dedicated to equality of opportunity
> within its community.
> Carolyn Argentati
> Associate Director for Public Services
> NCSU Libraries
> North Carolina State University
> Campus Box 7111
> Raleigh, NC 27695-7111
> (919) 515-2843 FAX (919) 515-3628
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