Head of Collection Management/Assistant Professor (Idaho State University)

Head of Collection Management/Assistant Professor
Posting Number: 2011262

Department: University Library

Primary Purpose: Administer Collection Management department in a fully engaged, collegial environment and as part of the library management team.

Key Responsibilities: Administers all aspects of collection management services operations, including ordering, invoicing, cataloging, cataloging maintenance  and electronic maintenance for collection material of all formats.

Serves as bibliographer, including performing collection development and evaluation activities, to designated academic departments.

Participates in professional activities, including membership on library and university committees and task forces, membership in professional groups,  and attendance at professional meetings.

Engages in research, creative work, or scholarly activity, as required for tenure-track faculty.

Provides individual, classroom, and group instruction in library services and procedures, search strategies, and the use of information resources.

Perform original cataloging as needed.

As a member of the Library’s Administrative Council, participates in planning and goal setting for the Library, recommends and implements policies, and collaborates to strengthen, enhance, and facilitate library services.

Minimum Qualifications: MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program.

At least two years of experience with an integrated library system utilizing cataloging and/or acquisitions clients or otherwise demonstrating a thorough understanding of library technical services routines and functions.

Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.

Experience directing the work of others.

Preferred Qualifications: Supervisory experience

Academic library experience.

Budgeting experience.

Experience with Ex Libris’ Voyager system

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply by 5/30/2012. Review of applications will begin upon receipt; search will continue until  position is filled.

Location: Pocatello, Idaho

To apply, go to the Human Resources website at http://www.isujobs.net

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