ATG Job Bank 1/6/15

Collection Development Librarian – Eastern Michigan University

The  Library invites applications for a tenure-track position of Collection Development Librarian; the appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and start in fall 2015. This position is an 8-month academic year appointment, with an additional summer appointment possible.

Eastern Michigan University Library - by Dwight Burdette  [CC BY 3.0) via Wikipedia Commons

Eastern Michigan University Library – by Dwight Burdette [CC BY 3.0) via Wikipedia Commons

Operating in a collegial team environment, the Collection Development Librarian provides leadership in collection development, evaluation and assessment, license negotiation and collection budget allocation. The Collection Development Librarian guides selection, de-selection and retention policies for library resources. He/she undertakes quantitative and qualitative analysis and assessment to improve collections in support of the university’s priorities. The Collection Development Librarian helps determine the Library’s copyright compliance responsibilities.

Required qualifications:

  • Five years minimum professional experience, with at least three years in an academic environment
  • At least three years experience in collection development, acquisitions, and/or electronic resource licensing and management

The Collection Development Librarian must meet departmental and university tenure and promotion standards for fulfillment of professional responsibilities, scholarship and service.

See http://agency.governmentjobs.com/emichedu/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1007242 for a complete job description, qualifications, and application instructions.

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