Collections Management Librarian
Reporting directly to the AVP for Technology and Library Services, the Collection Management Librarian works cooperatively with faculty and staff in all departments across the institution to provide access to information, including but not limited to Acquisitions, Access Services, Information & Research Services, Serials, and Cataloging. The incumbent will participate in the compilation and reporting of statistical data for ongoing assessments of the library collection, assist in the selection and de-selection of library materials, and collaborate with faculty liaisons to promote library collections.
• Develops, documents, and communicates policies and procedures governing content acquisition/submission, organization, and description in the Wilson online collections or institutional repository.
• Collaborates with faculty, students, and library colleagues to build and promote collections and services
• Develops education and outreach activities related to scholarly communication, copyright and fair use, open access, and author rights.
• Acts as primary liaison to all library vendors and material selectors in facilitating the ordering of materials for the library.
• Administers and maintains all modules of the library Koha system. Works with Bywater to manage the Koha system.
• Reviews, evaluates, and prices standing orders and electronic databases.
• Oversees subscriptions and tracks renewals for online databases and hardcopy standing orders to ensure timely and appropriate resources are made available to all patrons. Maintains usage statistics for library databases.
• Performs other tasks as requested by the AVP for Technology and Library Services.
• Master's Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited institution. Experience in a library setting, preferably academic.
• Knowledge of library databases and automation systems, Microsoft Office.
• Evidence of research or publication on topics relating to library sciences, as well as participation in national or international committees and collaborative efforts in this area.
• Familiarity with data curation and data management practices across the disciplines.
• Successful experience with grant writing and management.
• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
Interested candidates should fill out the Wilson College Employment Application, as well as send a cover letter, resume, and references to Jose Dieudonne, AVP for Technology and Library Services, 1015 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201. Materials may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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