Monday, May 19, 2008

Head, Collection Management Departmen



The University of California Riverside Libraries seeks an experienced, innovative, and service-oriented individual to lead the Collection Management Department. The University of California, Riverside (UCR) is one of ten campuses of the University of California system.

The Head of Collections Management is a newly created position formed from the merger of the acquisitions and collection development departments to provide leading edge synergies for collection management. Reporting to the Assistant University Librarian for Collections and Scholarly Communications, the successful candidate will assume responsibility for leadership and management of the department comprised of 14 professional and staff personnel. Working within an annual acquisitions budget of approximately $5 million, oversees the successful management of the department; plans and supervises in-depth collection analyses as appropriate; organizes and directs the workflow of the new department to accomplish its mission, tasks, and goals; represents the collection development and acquisitions program in local, regional and national forums; and works collaboratively with UC colleagues systemwide in consortial resource-sharing initiatives. Salary Range: $56,496-$94,500. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Information: Review of applications will begin July 15, 2008 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a letter discussing interest and relevant experience, a current resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. Submit application to: David Rios, Director of Library Personnel, University of California, University Libraries, P.O. Box 5900, Riverside, CA 92517, or fax to (951) 827-2255 or e-mail to

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The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer

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