Thursday, December 30, 2010

Program Manager

Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono seeks a creative and dynamic librarian for a soft-money position, grant funded for three years.  The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the work of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Maine Shared Collections Strategy grant project team. Provide core analysis of the collections and work with the technology director and systems librarian to design the Collection Analysis System and facilitate interaction with the systems librarians. Work with collection development librarians from partners (Colby, Bowdoin, Bates, Bangor Public Library, Portland Public Library, Maine State Library, University of Southern Maine, University of Maine, and Maine InfoNet) to develop a retention policy for print and digital titles, a print/digital management model, a service delivery model for print- and electronic-on-demand titles, and a collection management and preservation model. Responsible for project documentation, web site, publicity and promotional materials.  Coordinate project tasks through meetings with the project team, and with staff subcommittees, contract staff, and with the Library Directors Council and the Advisory Board. Report project goals and progress, submit semi-annual narrative program reports, and fulfill other grant obligations required by IMLS.

Required:  ALA accredited Master's degree. Experience with collection development and analysis in a large academic or public library.  Experience with project management, excellent communication skills, demonstrated ability to meet goals and complete projects.
Must have authorization to work in the U.S.

Preferred:   Previous experience with a federal grant.

Raymond H. Fogler Library is the primary research library for the State of Maine. The University of Maine is the Land Grant University and Sea Grant College for the State of Maine.  It is the flagship institution of the University of Maine System, offering bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees.  The University of Maine has approximately 11,300 students and 676 faculty.  Fogler Library has a collection of more than 1 million volumes and a staff of 22 professionals and 40 support staff. The library uses the Innovative integrated system and has developed Mariner, a digital library. 

This is a soft-money position, grant funded for three years, with an excellent benefits package. Salary range from $39,900 to $60,000.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   The website is

Send letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references to:

 Search Committee

 Raymond H. Fogler Library

 University of Maine

 Orono, ME 04469-5729

                        FAX: 207-581-1594

Or email to:


The University of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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