The University of Connecticut (UConn), one of the nation’s leading public research universities, seeks applications for the position of Head of Licensing & Acquisitions.
Under the general direction of the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery, the Head of Licensing and Acquisitions envisions, leads, implements, and manages strategies to obtain collections that empower the UConn community’s scholarship and learning. This position is responsible for managing and supervising the Licensing & Acquisitions Unit, a unit whose work entails not only licensing and acquiring collections but also the receipt and processing of physical resources and the management, access troubleshooting, and support of evaluation of e-resources. Leveraging this unit’s portfolio of responsibilities, the position leads collaborations in the relevant work that occurs across the UConn Library system. Concurrently, the position participates in license review and negotiations and continually develops Unit workflows that ensure collections are acquired in a timely, effective, and fiscally responsible manner. Within all of the contexts that it operates, the position draws upon expertise of collection management principles and practices, a deeply user-focused orientation, and a working style that embraces collaboration in a dynamic work environment.
A complete job description can be found at https://hcmprodweb.psoft.uconn.edu/psp/HRPRCGA/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=2018147&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1
To ensure full consideration, inquires and applications should be submitted by October 24, 2017.