The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries invites nominations for Division
Director of Logistics, Resources, and Distribution Services.
The future is now at UNLV Libraries. Traditional technical services functions
of cataloging and acquisitions have evolved into new modes of information
discovery, access, and delivery enabled by a robust underpinning in staff and
technology innovation that can ensure success. The University of Nevada, Las
Vegas Libraries seeks visionary, collaborative, user-focused applicants for
the Director of Logistics & Resources Distribution Services (LRDS) Division.
This senior management position provides leadership to staff and library
faculty who provide the Libraries functions of collection and content
development and management, access and delivery of resources, and
bibliographic and metadata services. The LRDS Division is also responsible for
the processing of content in the institutional repository, Digital
[log in to unmask] The LRDS Division has successfully implemented Lean process
improvement practices over the past two years and staff and librarians are
knowledgeable, innovative, and empowered to work together in teams to solve
problems and continuously improve existing and newly developed processes and
services to focus on providing value to a wide range of customers.
Reporting to the Dean of University Libraries, this position manages a
division-wide staff of 20+, with direct supervision of a Head of Access and
Collections, and a Head of Discovery Services. The Division is also
responsible for good fiscal stewardship of the Libraries $6.5 million
collections budget. The incumbent will continue to develop a new "technical
services" and "collections" paradigm through policies and workflows that
enhance discovery and access of library collections and information resources,
regardless of system(s) and regardless of ownership, but always keeping the
end-user in mind. This work requires library wide collaboration across
divisions with others engaged in related challenges. It also requires
participation in the Libraries' relationships with regional and national
consortial partners and vendors.
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