Head of Acquisitions, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries seeks dynamic, innovative applicants for the position of Head of Acquisitions. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Collections, this position provides leadership and management for the Acquisitions department.

The Head of Acquisitions leads the department by providing expertise for ordering, receiving, and paying all types of library materials in a technologically complex and changing library environment. The incumbent investigates, develops, and implements 21st century acquisitions methods, policies, and procedures and establishes departmental priorities, maintaining high levels of accuracy and efficiency.
The position manages the department by supervising, training, and evaluating staff; oversees operation of the Libraries’ acquisitions and fund management functions in the ILS, ensuring reconciliation of those expenditures with the University’s financial accounting system; and collaborates with library managers and staff to plan and implement programs and services. As part of the Library Management Team, the position provides input on the Libraries’ strategic and operational planning processes, ensuring that departmental goals further the mission of the library and university.

For a complete job description and to apply, please use STARS, the Streamlined Applicant Referral System, at https://www.utsajobs.com. Please reference requisition no. 20140248. For additional assistance, please call UTSA Human Resources at (210) 458‐4250.

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