Job Number: 11492
Have you been searching for an opportunity to apply your passion for libraries
with your proven leadership and collection management skills in a progressive,
dynamic, leading library organization? If your answer is a resounding YES then
Edmonton Public Library is the place for you!
As the Manager, Collection Management and Access (CMA), you will be
responsible for overseeing EPLwide collection management services in a
centralized collection development model. Your leadership in the development,
implementation, and coordination of collection development, management, and
access policies and procedures will result in library collections that are
accessible and responsive to customers'needs. Your excellent communication
abilities and experience in collection development will be wellutilized in
managing vendor service agreements and negotiating changes within the existing
agreements, e-resource licensing, and in building working relationships by
actively promoting CMA services to internal and external customers.
From an operational management perspective, you will oversee a staff of 25
full-time employees, supported by the Associate Manager, Collection Management
and Access and by the Associate Manager, Circulation and Interlibrary Loan
Services. Using your outstanding leadership abilities, you will assign and
review the work of Division staff, manage staff performance, and foster a
positive team environment. The Manager, CMA is responsible for the planning
and management of the CMA operating budget and the expenditure of EPL's $6.5
million materials budget, which represents over $8.8 million in total.
A key component of this role is vendor relations in ordering, receiving,
cataloguing, and processing of library materials in all formats to ensure
effective and efficient practices and compliance with standards and policies.
You will also undertake EPL-wide projects involving collections storage;
purchasing new collections as a result of renovations and building projects;
managing a floating collection; collection maintenance and evaluation; and
cooperative ventures with other libraries.
Master of Library and Information Studies degree from an ALA accredited
library school and six years of progressively responsible professional library
experience, including a minimum of four years of leadership, supervisory, or
management experience in the areas of collection development and technical
The Edmonton Public Library (EPL) is making a difference in the lives of
Edmontonians! At Edmonton Public Library we share. We share stories, ideas,
and experiences. We share with our customers, our communities, and ourselves.
We are Edmonton's largest lender of all manner of information and
$90,898 to $119,193 per annum
Hours of Work:
35 hours per week
Posting Date: December 3, 2012
Closing Date: December 13, 2012
How to Apply:
For more information about this position and other jobs available at the
Edmonton Public Library, please visit epl.ca/jobs and apply
online. Only candidates who are selected for an interview
will be contacted.
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