Head of Collections Strategies

Chester Fritz Librar Univ. of North Dakota

University of North Dakota

Application Deadline

Apply By May 5th, 2021


$70,000.00 to $71,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Grand Forks, ND





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


Job Description

Want to join a university that’s big enough to support great work, but small enough that you can make a difference? As the Head of Collections Strategies, you will be instrumental to ensuring that library obtains appropriate research materials so that UND’s students, faculty and staff can find and access the materials they need to accomplish their work. You may be involved in Open Educational Resources and assessment activities.

UND is a mid-size, high research activity university where the library is an integral part of growing and expanding the university’s research enterprise. In 2017, UND was named among the “Most Innovative” institutions of higher education by US News & World Report, and in 2018, the UND Libraries were named “Most Innovative” by the 12-state Mountain Plains Library Association. Our award winning OER program has saved our students almost $11 million. A major $19 million renovation of the library has just been completed. It is centrally located on UND’s campus. 

Come work with a dedicated, focused team of librarians and staff. This is a full-time, permanent position with a competitive salary and excellent benefits including full health insurance and TIAA retirement plans. Want to know more about the Library? Go to https://library.und.edu or our blog at http://blogs.und.edu/cfl/  

For more information about the University of North Dakota, see https://und.edu

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The Community

The University of North Dakota, a member of the North Dakota University System, is a flagship research university located in the city of Grand Forks, North Dakota – a classic college town of 55,000 people located on the banks of the Red River of the North. UND was founded in 1883 and is the state's oldest and largest University, with more than 15,000 students (11,724 Undergraduate, 2,914 Graduate, 505 Professional (Law/Medicine) and 225 fields of study. Grand Forks is a northern city where residents enjoy 4 seasons of recreational activities and events. North Dakota has the lowest unemployment rate, excellent education systems from Pre-K through higher education and thriving communities. Winnipeg, MB is 2 hours away and Minneapolis, MN is 5 hours away.

UND, one of the nation’s premier regional public research universities, is at an exciting crossroads in its 130-year history. Major growth and positive change are the hallmarks of this new era – research funding has expanded and is now more than $100 million annually and a $300 million capital campaign is well on its way to successful conclusion. In addition, an award winning “Essential Studies” program has recently been put in place and an innovative new strategic plan, “Exceptional UND,” has been developed and implemented.


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