Job Announcement - University of Vermont (fwd) Birdie MacLennan 27 Feb 1996 17:17 UTC

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Date: Mon, 26 Feb 1996 16:11:13 -0500
From: Lyman Ross <>
Subject: Job Announcement

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

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  E-mail applications must
be followed by a signed letter of intent.

A job description is available at the following address:

The University of Vermont is an AA/EEO employer.