Head of Acquisitions (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)

Job Number: R98111-01
UALR HEAD OF ACQUISITIONS

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) invites applications for
the position of Head of Acquisitions (R98111-01), a faculty appointment
with rank leading to tenure. The successful candidate will provide
leadership and expertise in all issues relating to the ordering and receipt
of library materials, including: overseeing ordering and receiving of all
library materials; processing payments and preparing appropriate reports
and statistics; and closely monitoring budget allocation for materials. The
position supervises 3 FTE staff.

All library faculty are responsible for working collaboratively to achieve
University and Library goals and objectives. In addition, faculty members
must meet the requirements for tenure and promotion.

The successful candidate should possess experience with electronic
ordering, invoicing and processing; experience with management of
electronic resources; strong computer skills; demonstrated ability to
manage detailed tasks; excellent oral and written communication skills;
excellent interpersonal skills to communicate in a personable, courteous
and professional manner; and knowledge of trends and best practices in
acquisitions, serials and electronic resources management. Required
Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS degree; plus three years post-MLS
experience in an academic or research library with supervisory experience
and experience in library acquisitions and serials management; Desired
qualifications include: experience with Innovative Interfaces, Inc.;
accounting experience; and experience with ERM applications and management.

For more detailed information visit the library homepage
http://library.ualr.edu or UALR home http://www.ualr.edu. To apply: submit
a letter of application (reference R98111-01), summary of experience and
career goals, a detailed resume and the names of three references to:
Suzanne Martin, Director of Administrative Services, University of Arkansas
at Little Rock, Ottenheimer Library, 2801 S. University, Little Rock, AR
72204. Electronic submissions are preferred at csmartin@ualr.edu include
R98111-01 in the subject line or fax to: 501-569-8814. Official transcripts
will be required at time of hire. Review of applications will continue
until the position is filled.

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