Forwarded for Madeleine Lefebvre <[log in to unmask]> Position: Manager of Acquisition Services Department: Patrick Power Library/Acquisition Services Salary: $41,771 - $53,143 The Patrick Power Library seeks a Manager of Acquisition Services for our highly motivated and experienced team.Under the direction of the University Librarian, the Manager of Acquisition Services manages a collections budget of over $1m and supervises six full-time staff as well as part-time staff and short-term student employees. The position oversees the procurement of all library materials, including monographs, standing orders, serial subscriptions and electronic data for the collection. The successful candidate will demonstrate vision, an ability to anticipate needs and respond, an ability to manage staff and effectively deal with staff issues, and a proven record of building and maintaining positive working relationships in a fast paced, team-oriented environment. The position is expected to provide direction in the following areas: · Acquisitions Management: Manages the library materials budget; maintains financial records; performs data gathering and analysis; prepares reports; authorizes acquisitions; advises the University Librarian and liaises with professional librarians on consortial licenses and electronic database purchases, and acquisitions practices and policies. · Automated Systems: Implements and co-ordinates the operation of automated acquisitions and serials modules within an integrated library system; represents the University's interests in the planning, development and operation of the integrated library system of the Novanet consortium. Requirements University degree in commerce or equivalent Minimum three years directly related experience Demonstrated supervisory experience Strong communication skills, computer skills and organizational skills Ability to work in fast-paced, team oriented environment and meet deadlines. Apply in writing with the names of three references to: Human Resources Saint Mary's University 923 Robie Street Halifax, NS, B3H 3C3 E-mail: [log in to unmask] or fax 902-496-8116 Please merge your cover letter, resume and references into one document when applying. Submissions must be received by mail, delivery or fax by 4:30 P.M. on the closing date. No telephone calls please. Competition Opens: November 30, 2005 Competition Closes: December 21, 2005 Saint Mary's University is committed to the principles of Employment Equity. Saint Mary's University thanks all applicants for applying. Only successful applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.