Position announcement (SEARCH EXTENDED) - University of Toledo Aufdemberge, Karen J. 30 Oct 2003 17:14 UTC

SEARCH EXTENDED.  The University of Toledo invites applications for the position of Coordinator of Collection Development and Resource Management.  This full-time, tenure-track faculty position reports to the Assistant Dean for Resource and Systems Management.

Works collegially with library faculty to plan and coordinate collection development, acquisitions, cataloging of all formats, database maintenance, and materials processing of library resources.  Selects materials in identified subject areas.  Prepares and monitors the library materials budget, including development and oversight of a written collection development policy and a funding formula for resource allocation.  Monitors approval plans.  Serves as the team leader for the liaison program with academic departments, coordinates the subject selectors, and serves as the Chair of the Collection Development Committee.  Assembles annual and special reports on the collection.  Participates in development and maintenance of policies and procedures for preservation and remote storage.  Hires, supervises and evaluates support staff in Collection Development and Resource Management (currently 11 FTE).  Serves on library, university and professional committees and participates in scholarly activities to meet requirements for promotion and tenure.

Master's degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program.  Three to five years of experience in collection development and library acquisitions, with at least two years of supervisory experience.  Demonstrated achievement in scholarly activity (e.g., publications or presentations) and service to meet the criteria for appointment at Assistant or Associate Professor.

Demonstrated competence with INNOPAC or similar integrated library system.  Demonstrated competence with GOBI or similar approval plan software.  Familiarity with cataloging and/or serials acquisitions and management.  Experience with collection development within a consortium environment.

For a complete advertisement and position description, go to <http://library.utoledo.edu/employment>.  For additional information about the University Libraries, please visit <http://library.utoledo.edu>.

The 12-month appointment will be made at the appropriate tenure-track faculty rank based on qualifications, with a minimum rank of Assistant Professor.  Salary range $45,000-$51,000.  The deadline for receipt of applications is December 15, 2003.  Send letter of application, current vita, names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for five recent professional references to:  Karen Aufdemberge, Search Committee Chair, c/o Tyna Derhay, Dean's Office, Mail Stop 509, The University of Toledo, 2801 W. Bancroft St., Toledo, OH 43606-3399; fax 419-530-2403; email to tderhay@utnet.utoledo.edu.  Please use only one method of application. The University of Toledo is an Equal Access, Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

The University of Toledo, a public metropolitan Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive institution, has an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students.  The AAUP represents the University faculty.  The wooded 255-acre campus is situated in a suburban, residential neighborhood.  The University is integral in the civic, cultural and commercial life of the Greater Toledo community.  The region affords a range of cultural opportunities that include a renowned museum of art, zoo, symphony orchestra, metropolitan park system, and science museum.  Toledo is located on the western shore of Lake Erie, in convenient proximity to several major cities in the Midwest.  For additional information about the University of Toledo, please visit <http://www.utoledo.edu>.