Acquisitions and Collection Development Librarian, University of Missouri, Columbia MO

Position Title: Acquisitions and Collection Development Librarian
Location: University of Missouri, Columbia MO
Type: Unranked, Non-Regular
Date Closed: Open until filled, review of applications will begin
October 15, 2013.
Job Opening ID#  11164

The University of Missouri Libraries seek qualified applicants for the
position of Acquisitions and Collection Development Librarian. Reporting
to the Associate Director for Access, Collections and Technical
Services, the position leads the Acquisitions and Collection Development
Department serving the Libraries and their users.

About the Position:  The Acquisitions and Collection Development
Librarian serves as head of acquisitions and collection development
activity for the campus libraries. He or she will supervise licensing,
vendor relations and ordering for electronic resources, serials, and
other materials, and have oversight responsibility for accounting and
budget allocation for the $7M materials budget, including analysis,
statistical reports and financial reports related to online and print
acquisitions. He or she directly or indirectly supervises 8-10 staff
members. Duties will include coordination with subject librarians and
other selectors on selection matters, coordination with the technical
services areas of the Health Science and Law Libraries, liaison with
interlibrary borrowing and lending units, cooperation with the
University of Missouri System Procurement Office, and representing the
campus libraries in acquisitions and collections meetings of local,
state and regional groups. All librarians are expected to be
professionally active and participate in campus service and activities.

Compensation:  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Application Process:  To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and the
names of three references at  Only online
applications will be accepted.

First review of applications October 15, 2013.  Applications accepted
until the position is filled.


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