The Collections and Resource Management Librarian leads, administers and coordinates the operations of the Collections and Resource Management Department including systems, acquisitions, serials, cataloging, government publications, and collection development. This promotion-track, faculty position develops the Library’s materials budget, supervises staff and library faculty positions, seeks out innovative processes to streamline operations, and pursues opportunities to expand resources through collaboration and the adoption of new technologies. As a member of the library’s leadership team, the Collections and Resource Management Librarian participates in general administrative decision making, library management, and strategic planning.
1. Provides leadership and innovation for the department while managing human, financial, and other resources to ensure efficient operations.
2. Shares responsibility with the Dean of Library and other Department Heads in providing vision and leadership in moving the library forward to best serve the research and scholarship needs of our diverse student base.
3. Supervises the functional operations of acquisitions, serials, materials processing, cataloging, and systems operations (Innovative Interfaces’ Sierra).
4. Manages a collections budget of over $1.4 million.
5. Monitors and reports on monograph acquisition expenditures for budget control of $100,000 – $200,000 of print and electronic book acquisitions.
6. Monitors and reports on database expenditures of over $1,000,000; meets with vendors; manages renewals and licenses; initiates trials; gathers use statistics; participates in consortium-wide purchases.
7. Supervises two library faculty and two staff positions.
8. Compiles the Library’s annual collections and acquisitions statistics for internal and external reports. Prepares monthly and annual reports.
9. Attends external committees such as the Alliance Shared Collection Development Committee and the Prospector Cat/Ref committee.
10. Manages gift donations including coordination with donors and bibliographers.
11. Supervises the technical operations of a Federal Depository Library Program.
12. Develops professionally as a faculty member through activities such as research projects, publications, and service to the profession and to the University.
13. Serves on library and university-wide committees, participates in professional organizations, and provides service to the community.
Monday – Friday
Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Regis provides values-based education at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its motto, “Men and Women in Service of Others,” describes the purpose of Jesuit education: to form men and women who use their knowledge in the unselfish service of others. Regis is composed of five colleges: the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies, Regis College, College of Computer & Information Sciences, College of Business & Economics, and Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, which includes the schools of pharmacy, physical therapy and nursing.
Beyond its historic campus in Northwest Denver, there are Regis campuses in Thornton, the Denver Tech Center and in Colorado Springs. Regis currently serves about 10,000 students in online and campus environments and has been ranked as a top school in the Western Region for 20 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.
ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent advanced degree required.