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Position announcement -- Assistant Director for Collection Management -- Rick Anderson Stephen D. Clark 14 Jun 2000 17:07 UTC

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Subject: Position announcement
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2000 12:50:01 -0400
From: Rick Anderson <Rick_Anderson@UNCG.EDU>

             Assistant Director for Collection Management
                       Jackson Library, UNCG

Jackson Library at The University of North Carolina at
Greensboro is seeking experienced, energetic, and
innovative applicants for an Assistant Director for
Collection Management. Our 190-acre campus is located one
mile from the center of Greensboro, a city of more than
200,000.  The University is located in the Piedmont Triad
(population 891,000), an area of great natural beauty,
diverse industry, cultural arts and mild temperatures.  The
University has more than 700 budgeted FTE faculty positions
and FTE enrollments of approximately 13,000.  Learn more
about the University and the Library at

Responsibilities: Provide leadership for collection
management activities. Work actively and closely with
library colleagues and teaching faculty to assess user
needs and collections to establish priorities, build
library collections, and integrate digital formats with
traditional formats; recommend, allocate, and monitor the
collections budget; prepare budget requests, reports, and
other collection management documents; develop, refine, and
articulate vision, policies, and procedures; coordinate the
library liaison program; supervise the Head of
Acquisitions/Serials and the Conservation/Bindery Division;
and work with appropriate committees and organizations to
further the work of collection management and the Library.

Requirements:  ALA-accredited MLS; minimum of 5 years
relevant and progressively responsible collection
management experience in an academic research library that
serves the humanities, sciences, and social sciences; broad
understanding of a variety of academic disciplines and
faculty work and needs; significant experience in building
electronic and print resources and in developing and
managing collections budgets; knowledge and understanding
of trends and issues related to electronic and print
resources; demonstrated planning, organizational, and
leadership skills; demonstrated ability to foster a
collegial work environment and to coordinate the work of
others; and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal
communication skills.  Advanced degree in discipline other
than library science desired.  Minimum salary $50,000,
commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The position is a twelve-month, tenure-track faculty
position available August 1.  Demonstrated professional
achievement, service, and scholarly/creative activity are
required for reappointment and tenure.  Standard state
benefits include state or optional (including TIAA/CREF)
retirement plans and 24 vacation days a year.

Send application letter addressing qualifications, resume,
and names of three current references to Ms. Glenda Kale,
Screening Committee, Jackson Library, UNCG, PO Box 26175,
Greensboro, NC 27402-6175.  Preference will be given to
applications received by July 24.   Position will remain
open until filled.  EEO/AA:W/M/V/D.  The University is
dedicated to sustaining a diverse educational community.

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