Head of Acquisitions, #27-189

Jefferson County Public Library

Collections Department

Application Deadline

Apply By Jul 12th, 2007


$3,808.00 per Month   Calculate


Wheat Ridge, CO





Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

* Provides overall supervision and direction of the Acquisitions unit. * Manages the ordering, receiving and processing of library materials * Establishes and manages materials fund accounts. * Develops and maintains ongoing effective relationships with vendors. * Maintains and implements improvements to the library’s online acquisitions and serials modules * Administers or makes recommendations on personnel matters affecting subordinates, including interviewing and hiring staff; assigning, scheduling, appraising, disciplining, etc. * Designs, develops and conducts training for staff on acquisitions procedures * Participates in the development and direction of Jefferson County Public Library through service on the Collections Leadership Team, task forces and committees.

Additional Info & Requirements

The successful candidate for this position, in addition to having expertise in acquisitions librarianship, will be a good communicator who enjoys leadership, supervision and the challenges of working in a fast-paced environment.

The Community

This position is located at our Library Service Center in Wheat Ridge, CO.

HR Info

A current resume and complete Jefferson County application must be completed along with a list of 3 professional references. Applications are available by fax at (303) 271-8411 or online at http://jefferson.lib.co.us - click on Library and Community Information. Return to Jefferson County Human Resources, 3500 Illinois St, Suite 2500, Golden CO 80401; 303-271-8400.

Posted Jun 23, 2007