Assistant Librarian - Collection Management and Assessment

University of Wyoming Libraries / Laramie, WY

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $52,008.00 per year   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Wyoming Wyoming

Job Description

Assistant Librarian - Collection Management and Assessment - (19000675)

The University of Wyoming Libraries seeks applicants for a Collection Development and Assessment Librarian.  This position provides expertise and leadership for building and maintaining library collections in support of learning, teaching, and research.

Responsibilities:

  • Expend budgets on collections that meet the needs of our users.
  • Assess library collections for their relevance to library and university priorities.
  • Manage, assess, and maintain profiles and contracts for automated acquisitions processes (approval plans, DDA/PDA/EBA, etc.) to achieve the appropriate mix of titles and formats to serve our user communities.
  • Interact and negotiate with vendors, publishers, and library consortia for selection and evaluation.
  • Compile the Library's annual collections and acquisitions statistics for internal and external reports.
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses to support informed recommendations on collection directions.
  • Participate in the management and decision making for shared print programs.
  • Coordinate the program for replacement of lost, damaged, or missing library material with the acquisitions team.
  • Participate in the evaluation of electronic purchases and renewals in light of overall collections priorities.

As a member of the library faculty, the successful candidate is expected to pursue an active and ongoing program of research, service and professional development.  (http://www.uwyo.edu/generalcounsel/_files/docs/UW-Reg-7-631.pdf.).  This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Resource Discovery & Management.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • ALA-accredited MLS, MLIS or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year professional collections experience in an academic library
  • Experience with the acquisitions module of a library system
  • Experience with both qualitative and quantitative collection assessment techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with librarians and staff from multiple library units to work as a team

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Three or more years collections experience in an academic library
  • Project management experience 
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Application Requirements

REQUIRED MATERIALS:      

Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.

HR Contact Information

HIRING STATEMENT:      

UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu.

Links

University of Wyoming Job Listings: http://www.uwyo.edu/hr/prospective/

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Required

Salary

LRS.org Wage Calculator $52,008.00 per year

Hours per week

40.00

Evenings

Not specified

Weekends

Not specified

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

March 6th, 2019

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