Head, Resource Acquisition, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

George Mason University, University Libraries seek an innovative, enthusiastic and collaborative librarian for the position of Head, Resource Acquisition.


This position serves as an integral part of a forward-thinking, twenty-three-person-strong technical services unit. The Resource Acquisition Office is responsible for efficiently and accurately spending a robust research materials budget of approximately $10 million, roughly 80 percent of which is spent on electronic resources. The successful candidate has an opportunity to be part of a cohesive unit at an exciting time as the Mason Libraries are embarking on a system migration, and are deeply involved in digital scholarship and data management initiatives. The incumbent is also a key member of a four person Technical Services Group management team.

The incumbent provides leadership for the acquisition, access and ongoing maintenance of orders for materials in all formats. This position interacts regularly with key staff in the university’s Purchasing and Accounts Payable Office and serves as an expert resource on state and university financial regulations and guidelines and ensures compliance. The position directly manages seven full-time classified staff members and reports to the Director, Technical Services Group.

For more information and to apply, visit: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/39596

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