Seeking a systems thinker to shape library collections that support current curricular and research needs within budget available for purchasing, licensing, subscriptions, and services.
This is considered a full-time salaried benefits eligible position. The hiring range, as determined by an assessment of career progression, for the position is $67,800- $84,700 per year.
Select and coordinate others' selection of materials to build a strong, balanced library collection focused on supporting curricular and research use. Monitor and assess performance of licensed, subscribed, and other ongoing resources for continued effectiveness and relevance to patron needs. Coordinate assessment of new resources with the potential to augment the library's support of instruction and research. Lead collection-assessment activity as needed with liaisons, librarians, and other library staff. Negotiate, review, and monitor license agreements with vendors, and review and approve payments for materials. Plan, monitor, analyze, and regularly report on the status of the library materials budgets. Participate in the liaison librarian program, providing research-desk services and instruction to a limited number of academic programs. Serve on the Library Leadership Team, playing a key leadership role in library planning and implementation of the library's strategic initiatives.
Requirements Position Prerequisites:
MLS, MLIS, or equivalent foreign degree. A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in an academic library, with demonstrated competency in collection management and development. Experience with budget preparation and allocation. Experience with licensing digital collections and services. Experience with reporting and analyzing usage data. Knowledge of collection development and acquisitions procedures and processes. Knowledge of an integrated library system. Advanced technical skills (e.g., with databases, spreadsheets, other software) and willingness to develop new competencies to solve complex collections-management problems.
Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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As an employee of Middlebury College, you will enjoy being part of a vibrant supportive community.
Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and competitive health, dental, life, disability, generous retirement matching, and vision benefits, Middlebury offers a generous time-away program - up to 34 days per year during the first two years of service, increasing as the term of service lengthens. Middlebury employees are eligible for robust educational assistance programs as well as free or reduced rates for cultural events and use of sporting facilities (including the College's golf course and Nordic and alpine ski area). The result is a very high quality-of-life in a gorgeous setting. Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and other perks of employment including: MiddCard Privileges: access to athletic facilities, discounts at the College store, library privileges, and discounts at cultural and sporting events. In addition, the card allows door access to certain campus buildings. Spouses or domestic partners of benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive a Spouse/Partner card with the same privileges as the employee card (except door access). Discounts on season passes at Middlebury College Snow Bowl, the Ralph Myhre Golf Course and the Rikert Ski Touring Center. Access to our Partner Inclusion Program that provides comprehensive support services to the spouses and partners of Middlebury employees. A full listing of our benefit offerings can be found on our website by following this web link: https://www.middlebury.edu/office/human-resources/self-service-resources/2022-benefits-information Or click see some of the other fun perks of working at Middlebury, whether in Vermont or Monterey! Come join us and be a part of our team!
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