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Collection Strategy Librarian – Savannah College of Art and Design

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SCAD seeks a talented collection strategy librarian to develop and maintain the print and digital resources students need to succeed.

In this role you will acquire, develop and maintain print materials for Savannah and Lacoste libraries as well as enable access to electronic resources that are shared across all SCAD locations.

In collaboration with library staff and academic departments, you will lead the ongoing assessment, maintenance and status of these collections. Working with the head librarians of Hong Kong, Atlanta and Savannah, you will assess campus and student needs and ensure resources are vetted, accessible and evaluated accordingly in terms of use, cost, currency and curricular relevance.

The ideal candidate has at least two years of library experience that includes electronic resources management, acquisitions and collection development in an academic library. A thorough understanding of online resources, including awareness of issues of vendors, packages, digital platforms, licensing, pricing models and financial and statistical management needs is crucial.

You should also have prior experience with licensing and negotiating contracts with library vendors and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals, manage statistical data and generate reports.


  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

SCAD: The University for Creative Careers
The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited university, offering more than 100 academic degree programs in 41 majors at locations in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia; Hong Kong; Lacoste, France; and online via SCAD eLearning. SCAD enrolls nearly 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 100 countries. SCAD’s innovative curriculum is enhanced by advanced, professional-level technology, equipment and learning resources, as well as opportunities for internships, professional certifications and collaborative projects with corporate partners. In 2014, the prestigious Red Dot Design Rankings placed SCAD in the top ten universities in the Americas and Europe. Career preparation is woven into every fiber of the university, resulting in a superior alumni placement rate. In a survey of Spring 2013 SCAD graduates, 93 percent of respondents reported being employed, pursuing further education, or both, within 10 months of graduation. For more information, visit

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