Assoc.Dir.for Resources and Collection Services (University of Notre Dame) Marcia Tuttle 06 May 1999 21:26 UTC
---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Thu, 6 May 1999 14:35:28 -0500 From: Robert Wittorf <Robert.Wittorf.1@ND.EDU> Subject: Posting: Assoc.Dir.for Resources and Collection Services Please post this position: Associate Director for Resources and Collection Services University Libraries The University of Notre Dame We seek a knowledgeable, creative and dynamic individual to provide vision and direction for new and continuing initiatives in resource development and collection management services, and to explore strategies for effective allocation of university and endowment funds. This position is responsible for a $5.5m acquisitions and resource delivery budget, the coordination of the collection development activities of about 30 individuals, and the administrative guidance of 6 departments: collection development, special collections, acquisitions, cataloging, preservation and serials. Leadership responsibilities for the University Libraries are shared among three associate directors and the director who comprise the senior leadership team. Notre Dame seeks a flexible, innovative, and experienced individual who will strengthen this collaborative mode of guiding the library and work collegially with the associate directors of the User Services Division and the Library Systems Division. We seek someone who will participate as a principal in the team-based leadership for digital library programs. The University Libraries will undertake an ambitious renovation project of the Theodore M. Hesburgh Library building and we seek participation and direction in shaping library resources and services into the next century. Opportunities include developing effective consortial relations and expanding the national leadership role of the University Libraries. Qualifications Graduate degree in librarianship from an ALA-accredited institution or its equivalent. Candidates should have a successful record of leadership and management in research libraries with a broad knowledge of and expertise in shaping collections, technical services and/or preservation programs; a knowledge of activities in publishing and scholarly communication in the print and digital worlds; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to define and manage change in a complex organization; to advance innovative programs in response to a fast-moving information and service environment; to deploy information technology effectively; and to work collaboratively in developing external sources of support. The Environment The University of Notre Dame is a national Catholic teaching and research university enriched with a diversified faculty, located in northern Indiana ninety miles from Chicago. On a highly residential campus, about 8,500 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate students pursue a broad range of studies. The University Libraries hold over 2.6 million volumes housed in the central Hesburgh Library and seven branch libraries serving the science, engineering, business and architecture programs, with subscriptions to nearly 24,000 current serials. There are 160 staff and 45 librarians. Together with the three other members of the Michiana Academic Libraries Consortium (MALC), the Libraries recently implemented the ALEPH 500 integrated library system. The Libraries are also a member of the Northeast Research Libraries (NERL). For additional information, consult our web site http://www.nd.edu/~ndlibs. Salary Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Minimum: $80,000. Benefits Librarians are non-tenure track members of the faculty and earn 20 days vacation annually. The University offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission for dependents, TIAA/CREF. To apply Send a letter and resume, including the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to: Sherry Veith, Human Resources Representative, 221 Hesburgh Library, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Review of applications wil begin June 15, 1999 and will continue until the position until filled. Preliminary discussions may be held during the ALA Annual Conference, June 26-29. The University of Notre Dame is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.