Job is Expired Collection Resources Manager

High Plains Library District / Administration and Support Services, Greeley, CO

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $58,103.00 to $78,610.00 per year   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description


Manages the operations of the Collection Resources Department including Collection Development, Bibliographic Services, and Interlibrary Loan.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

30% - COLLECTION RESOURCES MANAGEMENT – Sets standards for the operation of the department, develops concepts, practices, techniques and innovations to improve the quality of the library collections, challenges operating processes for greater efficiency and effectiveness; manages materials selection, collection maintenance policies, procedures and guidelines; and facilitates problem solving in order to manage the department operations.  E

20% - RESOURCE MANAGEMENT – Supports direct reports by developing and managing budget, staff and other resources in order to provide the necessary resources to accomplish the goals of the department.  E

20% - COLLECTION MAINTENANCE – Assures both physical and digital collections are weeded based on relevancy, usage, age, condition, etc. to maintain a fresh, appealing and relevant collection.  E

10% - OPERATIONS CONTROL – Sets goals for the department, establishes timelines for completion, and monitors achievement by reviewing reports from staff and Finance in order to control operations and achieve desired outcomes for the department.  E

10% - SUPERVISION OF STAFF – Gets information, makes sense of it, sets objectives, organizes resources and makes decisions, coach staff and provides feedback, manages conflict and appraises performance in order to optimize the expected performance of staff.  E

10% - COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT – Develops a portion of the library district’s collection by analyzing the service community, receiving input from Managers and Librarians, reading reviews and making selections for materials to be added to collection; weeds materials by reviewing suitability for collection goals, physical conditions and check out statistics in order to develop the collection. E


Minimum Requirements:


Master of Library and Information Science

*Applicants who do not have an MLIS but are looking to pursue and receive the degree are still encouraged to apply.


Three to Five years of similar experience

District Success Factors:

Focuses on the customer


Contributes to a positive work environment

Strategic thinking

Pursues personal development

Continuous improvement

Takes pride in the workplace

Emotionally intelligent


Knowledge of public library operations


Job Success Factors:

Knowledge of public library goals, policies and services

Knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of professional library science and administration

Knowledge of reader interest levels and group and community interests

Knowledge of professional library literature, multi-media, and library technology

Knowledge of the principles, practices, theory and applications of public personnel management

Knowledge of print and online reference resources

Knowledge of collection development practices and theories

Skill in customer relations

Skill in management and supervision

Skill in oral and written communication

Skill in Sierra ILS

Skill in Windows, Word, Internet Explorer, and Outlook

Skill in reviewing book and video reviews

Able to align strategy with people, processes and systems

Able to model expected employee behavior

Able to budget and plan

Able to organize, manage, and evaluate the work of professional, paraprofessional, and other library personnel

Able to analyze issues and make informed recommendations

Able to operate various office equipment including copiers

Able to evaluate reading trends

Able to transport oneself to various locations throughout the district

Physical Success Factors: 

Able to lift at least 15 pounds

Able to push loaded book cart up to 150 pounds

This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.

Application Requirements

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HR Contact Information

Human Resources 970-506-8587

Additional info

Pay Grade: 55
Compensation/Benefits: $58,103 -$78,610/per year; plus full-time benefits
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Hours: Some days, evenings and weekends
Location: Administration and Support Services, Greeley, CO
Supervisor: Executive Director
Supervises: Materials Supervisor, Bibliographic Services Supervisor, Interlibrary Loan and Prospector Supervisor, Collection Resources Librarians, Digital Collections Librarian
Deadline: Open until filled


High Plains Library District website:

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified

Salary Wage Calculator $58,103.00 to $78,610.00 per year

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Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

June 15th, 2018

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