Sunday, April 28, 2013

Head of Collections Management

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Kraemer Family Library, is seeking a Head of Collections Management in the Technical Services Department. The Head of Collections Management leads, administers, and coordinates collection development activities and works with others to provide leadership of the cataloging and government documents unit and University Archives for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Kraemer Family Library. This tenured or tenure-track position directs the Library’s Collections Management operations including the selection, management, and acquisition of collections; develops and administers the Library’s materials budget; works closely with Library Systems in the assessment of the integrated library systems by focusing on strategies that maximize the latest technologies; and directly supervises 3 librarians, 1 exempt professional, and 1 classified staff person. As a member of the Library’s Leadership Team, the Collections Management Head participates in general administrative decision-making, library management, strategic planning, and priority setting. This position reports to the Dean of the Library.

A complete job description and application instructions are online at Refer to job posting F00302. Include a letter of application addressing in detail the specified qualifications for the position, a full resume/vitae, and names with postal addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers for at least three references, including a current or recent supervisor. The position will be available August 1, 2013. Questions may be directed to Jayne Lloyd, Assistant to the Dean, at The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment and actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of underrepresented groups. In addition, UCCS is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve this goal, UCCS conducts background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

Review of applications will begin in April 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, May 3, 2013.

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