Collection Management Librarian
Radford University, McConnell Library

Radford University seeks a motivated, analytical and service-oriented librarian to provide leadership and coordination for all collection development activities of the university library including policy development, planning, collection analysis and assessment, program accreditation reviews, and information resource budgeting.

The Collection Management Librarian serves as the primary contact and consultant for library liaisons and vendor sales representatives, and facilitates meetings with both. He or she participates as a collection development liaison in several subject areas, works closely with the corresponding departmental liaisons, and serves as collections contact to the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) consortium. The Collection Management Librarian collaborates and works closely with the Coordinator of Technical Services, Technical Services Department, library liaisons, and teaching faculty, and shares supervision of 1 staff position. This position reports to the Coordinator of Technical Services.

This is a twelve-month non-tenured professional faculty position. It includes responsibilities for university service and professional contributions. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited Masters in Library/Information Science; a minimum of one year academic library collection development experience; demonstrated understanding of collection management and bibliometric analysis and assessment; knowledge of library acquisitions and the publishing industry, including trends in electronic resources management and assessment; excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications: experience in academic library acquisitions or electronic resources management; detailed knowledge of LC Classification as it applies to collection management; library supervision experience.

To apply for this position and for more information, go to Applicants must complete an online application and attach a cover letter, resume or vita, and unofficial copies of transcripts with the application. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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