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Job posting: Emory University

The General Libraries of Emory University invites nominations and
applications for the position of Collection Management Team Leader in
the Information Resources Division.

Responsibilities: The Collection Management Team Leader manages a full
range of activities in building and maintaining the collections of the
Emory University General Libraries.  He/she manages a team comprised of
departmental liaisons who carry out subject-specific collection
management responsibilities and who also serve on teams focusing on
instruction, research services and, in some cases, cataloging. The team
leader develops the collection management program to meet the research
and teaching needs of the user community. He/she advises the division
leader in the overall information resources budget formulation process,
manages the funds allocation process, monitors expenditures to respond
to changing needs, and works with departmental liaisons to plan and
implement collection assessment. The team leader fosters team
development and supports the unique needs of team members who serve on
multiple teams and cover a range of responsibilities.  He/she defines
standards and provides training, development, and evaluation to support
individuals in conducting collection management activities. The team
leader serves as departmental liaison in an area of expertise and
oversees collection management responsibilities in other subject area(s)
when needed.  He/she negotiates with vendors and publishers,
participates in donor relations, is involved in the review of license
agreements, and collaborates in managing space for the print
collection.  The team leader represents the Library in professional
meetings on the local and national level. The Collection Management Team
is part of the Information Resources Division, which also includes the
Acquisitions Team, the Stacks Team, and the Lewis H. Beck Center for
Electronic Collections and Services.

Qualifications: Required: A master�s degree in library/information
science required and a relevant additional advanced degree preferred;
or, a Ph.D.  Three or more years experience in collection management in
an academic or research library; demonstrated leadership ability
sufficient to lead large, diverse staff; ability to apply technology to
enhance effectiveness in collection management operations; experience
working with vendors, publishers, and/or donors; excellent communication
skills; demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment; and
record of active participation in professional activities. Preferred:
experience with documenting and/or assessing collections; proficiency in
one or more Western European languages, (Spanish, Portuguese, or German
preferred); familiarity with license agreements; and budget management

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary; salary and Librarian rank
dependent upon qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits
package, including tuition benefits.  Several retirement plan options,
including TIAA/CREF. Attractive moving allowance.

Application: Send letter of application, resume, and the names,
addresses and telephone numbers of three references to: Dianne M. Smith,
Library Human Resources Officer, Robert W. Woodruff Library, 540 Asbury
Circle, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322-2870. Phone: (404) 727-0133.
Fax: (404) 727-0805. E-mail: libdms@emory.edu.  Application review
begins May 6th and continues until position is filled.

For more information about the Emory Libraries, please visit our Web
site at http://www.emory.edu/LIBRARIES/.  For more information about
this position, please visit http://info.library.emory.edu/jobs/.

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
encourages women and minority candidates.