Grinnell College Libraries seeks applications from innovative, dedicated, and team-oriented librarians interested in becoming our Head of Technical Services. This is a renewable, non-tenure-track position reporting to the Librarian of the College and appointment is possible at either the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The person moving into this vital leadership role will plan and facilitate the work of cataloging and acquisition staff; perform original and copy cataloging using OCLC Connexion, RDA and LC Classification; create metadata for licensed and open source information resources; manage critical components of the electronic resources life cycle; and collaborate with other library departments to support our systems and discovery platforms, including our Unified Library Management System (Ex Libris Alma/Primo).
All librarians have departmental liaison responsibilities which include collection development and instruction. The successful candidate will also commit to conducting scholarship and service activities consistent with a tenure-track faculty appointment and to maintaining skills and knowledge through continuing professional development. Minimum starting salary of $72,000 at the Asst. Prof. rank or $80,000 at the Assoc. Prof. rank.
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