Job Announcement - University of Vermont (fwd) Birdie MacLennan 27 Feb 1996 17:17 UTC
---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Mon, 26 Feb 1996 16:11:13 -0500 From: Lyman Ross <email@example.com> Subject: Job Announcement UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT Director for Collection Management Services ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The University of Vermont seeks a creative, experienced leader in library services and operations to direct a changing array of technical and access services functions. The UVM Libraries are actively pursuing new models for document delivery, cataloging, processing, and database management in a team-based organization. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Director will provide coordination, direction, and supervision of the Collection Management Services Division and participate in planning and policy making for the Libraries through membership on the Dean's Council. The position is responsible for 6 library faculty, 31 support staff and a materials budget of $2.5 million. QUALIFICATIONS: ALA accredited MLS; record of increasingly responsible and varied professional library experience; demonstrated managerial/supervisory competence and experience with at least two of the following: acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, document delivery, and collection development; knowledge of and commitment to responsive public services, innovative technical services, library automation, use of national bibliographic utilities, and scholarly use of collections; commitment to diversity and affirmative action; strong leadership , interpersonal and communication skills; demonstrated flexibility in a changing environment; professional activities at the national level and a commitment to research, scholarship, and service commensurate with appointment to the library faculty. Expertise in an academic or research library and successful experience in managing organizational change are desirable. The University of Vermont is the largest institution of higher education in Vermont with 9,000 students enrolled in nine schools and colleges at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The university is particularly strong in biomedical and environmental research, but includes active research programs in all of the arts and sciences. The University is located in Burlington, a metropolitan area of 131,000 situated between the Adirondack and Green Mountains on the shores of Lake Champlain. The combined libraries' annual budget is $7.6 million. We actively seek applicants from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Salary minimum: $50,000. Generous benefits package, including TIAA/CREF (or alternative plan) and 22 days of annual leave. Position open until filled; screening will begin immediately. Send letter of application, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references to Chair, Director Search Committee, Bailey/Howe Library, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405 or via e-mail sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. E-mail applications must be followed by a signed letter of intent. A job description is available at the following address: http://www.uvm.edu/~lross/job_description. The University of Vermont is an AA/EEO employer.