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Professional Opportunity - Assistant Director for Collections and Scholarly Communications - UMKC Pennington, Buddy D. 31 Jan 2007 17:33 UTC

University of Missouri-Kansas City - Assistant Director for Collections
and Scholarly Communications: Comprehensive research university library
in exciting, affordable city, seeks candidates with energy, creativity,
flexibility, and strong commitment to collections and public service.
	Works closely with the faculty to provide information resources
in support of the teaching and research at UMKC
	Participates on the library administrative team in strategic
planning to support the Libraries' service mission.
	Pursues library supported professional development.
Library highlights include an up-to-date multimedia library instruction
laboratory and an award winning Information Commons/Reference area, and
extensive special collections, including the Marr Sound Archives. These
collections focus on trans-Mississippi and local history as well as rare
and unique materials and the American experience as reflected in
recorded sound.

Successful candidates will have an opportunity to participate in
planning for a new expansion of the library and integrated learning
center. Report to Associate Dean of Libraries

Minimum requirements:
	ALA-accredited MLS
	Exceptional interpersonal, communication skills
	Ability to work positively, productively with diverse
constituencies in environment of rapid change
	Strong public service commitment
	Minimum of 5 years of successful, current experience with
collection development.
	Successful, current experience with electronic library resources
and digital libraries.
	Evidence of mature judgment
	Evidence of professional initiative
	Understanding of scholarly research environment and scholarly
communications process.
	Potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure track
	Additional graduate degree
	Successful, current experience with
		Digital library technologies
Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience
and excellent retirement/benefits package.

Send letter of application, resume, names of three references to: Bonnie
Postlethwaite, Chair of Search Committee, University Libraries
Administrative Office, University of Missouri - Kansas City, 5100
Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110, 816-235-1531 or submit via e-mail
to Application review begins February 15, 2007.
Applications received by that date will be given priority consideration;
however, review of applications will continue until position is filled.
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UMKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Buddy Pennington
Serial Acquisitions Librarian
University of Missouri - Kansas City
University Libraries