The UTC Library seeks an experienced librarian who is a motivated, creative, team-oriented, and user-focused professional to fill our newly created position of Director of Acquisitions and Content Management (tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor) at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (UTC). Reporting to the Head of Collection Services, the Director will lead by building effective relationships across the unit while maintaining the positive team environment that currently exists. The ideal candidate will be committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in all aspects of their work, and will actively engage with Library and University colleagues in building a work environment where everyone, including individuals from traditionally marginalized populations, is welcome, supported, and able to work to their fullest potential.
The Director of Acquisitions and Content Management is responsible for coordinating the work of the Acquisitions and Content Management unit consisting of 4 employees (1 tenure-track faculty, 1 non-tenure track faculty, and 2 non-exempt staff) involved in acquisitions, electronic resources and serials, cataloging and metadata, discovery, course reserves, stacks maintenance, bindery, and resource sharing.
The Director’s role is multifaceted with three areas of responsibility:
- Serve as a member of the Collection Services department’s leadership team with the Head of Collection Services and Director of Special Collections
- Leadership and oversight of daily operations of the Acquisitions and Content Management unit
- Responsibility and oversight specifically for acquisitions, collection development and management, and course reserves
Salary: The minimum annual salary is $54,000, commensurate with experience.