Position Announceme​nt – Resource Developmen​t and Services Coordinato​r

by | Aug 8, 2011 | 0 comments

#3087 – Assistant Professor/Librarian, Resource Development and Services

Coordinator – Wilson Library

The University of La Verne is seeking a motivated and dedicated Assistant Professor/Librarian of Resource Development and Services to provide leadership and coordination for all resource/collection development, management and access. This is a full-time, 12 month, non-tenure track faculty position with the rank of Assistant Professor. This position reports to the University Librarian and is expected to collaborate with subject liaison librarians. The selected candidate will contribute to the profession through professional service and scholarly activities, and will participate in faculty governance activities within the Library and University.

Responsibilities and duties of the position include coordinating selection, management, access and assessment of all library resources, print and electronic; developing and implementing resource development policies and procedures; serving as liaison to consortia, vendors, media and book jobbers; maintaining necessary workflows to ensure seamless access for faculty, students, and staff; supervising two library staff positions; analyzing and reporting trends and data in material costs, usage, and other factors for annual budget proposals; providing as needed internal and external collection development activity reports; and performing some research and instructional duties.

This position requires a MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program with a minimum of two years experience in all phases and processes of collection management, acquisitions, and fiscal management. Additionally, a minimum of two years of experience supervising staff, including professional performance evaluations and other administrative record keeping is required. Strong budgetary, analytical and financial decision making skills are necessary, as well as experience with integrated library systems (preferably Innovative Interfaces Millennium system), interlibrary loan, and electronic resource management. Technology skills and experience appropriate for the position are required.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work both independently and in cooperation with colleagues and library users in a diverse, service-oriented, collaborative environment; possess strong interpersonal, communication, organizational and time management skills; be self directed, flexible and adaptable to change; be analytical, creative, results and customer service oriented.

Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan. To apply, please send a curriculum vita and letters from three professional references in Word or PDF format to: jobs@laverne.edu, or mail to Human Resources, University of La Verne, 1950 Third Street, La Verne CA 91750. Reference #3087.

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