James E. Walker Library, Chair (Collection Development and Management), Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

The Chair will work collaboratively with the Dean and Chair, User Services in achieving the goals and strategies of the Walker Library. Responsibilities of the chair will include providing strong academic leadership for the Department, representing the Department within the University and broader communities, managing resources and staff, facilitating planning and assessment.

Within the department, the Chair will develop policy, evaluate procedures, set annual goals for the department (Acquisitions, Cataloging, Serials, Discovery Services and Integrated Systems Librarian.) Oversees the evaluation of staff in the Collection Development and Management Department and evaluates unit heads, assures the process of tenure and promotion for the department. The Chair is responsible for the expenditure of the $4mil collection budget and sustaining a collection in support of the MTSU curriculum and research.

Successful candidate will have budget management experience, understanding of current trends in bibliographic control and scholarly communication; effective communication skills ability to work collaboratively across the library departments.

Job review date for optimal consideration: November 6, 2017

Full job description at https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/postings/5837

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