Job posting, Head of Continuing Resources Division John Edens 09 Jan 2008 21:19 UTC

University at Buffalo, the State University of New York
Head of the Continuing Resources Division

We are seeking an experienced library technical services manager to
administer all aspects of our Continuing Resources Division.  The Division
is responsible for the acquisition, licensing, bibliographic control, and
management of continuing resources (periodicals, other serials, databases)
in all formats, whether priced or gratis. The Division consists of the
Print Periodicals and Serials Department, the Continuing Electronic
Resources Department, Electronic Resources Acquisitions staff, and
Continuing Resources Cataloging staff.

Duties and responsibilities:
*Administers and participates in the departmental activities of the
Division including the supervision of 5 librarians, 6 support staff and
several student assistants.

*Sets direction and formulates policy for the Division in conjunction with
the department heads.

*Monitors and evaluates national trends and practices in the acquisition
and bibliographic control of continuing resources

*Plays a leadership role in the University Libraries in the areas of
acquiring, licensing, and providing access to continuing resources
including fostering cooperative efforts with other SUNY Libraries

*Participates in setting direction and formulating policy for technical
services activities throughout the University Libraries

Required qualifications:
*A Master's degree in library science
*Three to five years of research library technical services managerial
experience including substantial  experience in the acquisition and
bibliographic control of continuing resources
*Excellent oral and written communication skills
*A record of national professional involvement

Salary range: $68,000-$72,000

To apply and obtain fuller information including preferred qualifications:
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 Application deadline:  January 30, 2008

SUNY at Buffalo is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity


                      John A. Edens
University at Buffalo Libraries, State University of New York
          Voice--716 645-2510 Fax--716 645-5955