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Assoc.Dir.for Resources and Collection Services (University of Notre Dame) Marcia Tuttle 06 May 1999 21:26 UTC

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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

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

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Minimum: $80,000.

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.