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Job: Head, Special Collections Technical Services at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Reporting to the Director of Special Collections, the Head of Special
Collections Technical Services will manage a core of four full-time staff and
will re-envision technical services operations in Special Collections. The
position will be responsible for leading a new department in the creation of
integrated workflows for accessioning, processing, cataloging, preserving, and
digitizing Special Collections materials in all formats. The position will
lead efforts to improve access to and discovery of special collections
materials, including planning and implementing a collection survey,
implementing a collection management system, establishing baseline standards
for archival description, addressing archival processing and print cataloging
backlogs, planning digitization workflows and projects, and initiating media
migration projects. The position will be key in the Libraries' efforts to
build skills and infrastructure for managing born-digital special collections
materials. This position will collaborate closely with multiple departments,
including Digital Collections and Discovery Services.

  
Responsibilities include providing leadership on technical services issues in
special collections; establishing local policy and practice according to
national trends, best practices, and standards; overseeing all workflows for
acquiring, processing, and making special collections materials available;
developing processing plans and priorities; ensuring timely access to and
discoverability of all special collections materials; managing Special
Collections stacks space; and gathering and assessing data about collections
to foster continuous improvement of workflows and outputs. The incumbent will
serve on Special Collections' Reference Desk and assist in the department's
many outreach activities to the campus and community.

  
As a tenure-track library faculty member, the incumbent will be expected to
work collaboratively with others; engage in scholarly activities; and provide
service to the university, the community, and the profession in accordance
with Libraries and University standards for promotion and tenure. The Head of
Special Collections Technical Services will have demonstrated ability to work
in a complex, changing environment with a positive, flexible, and innovative
attitude, and he or she will have a proven capacity to work effectively and
collegially in teams with staff at all levels as well as with faculty and
students.

  
QUALIFICATIONS

Required: A Master's degree accredited by the American Library Association
with coursework in archives; five or more years of experience working in a
special collections or archives; two or more years of supervisory or
managerial experience in a special collections or archives; demonstrated
proficiency in archival theory and practice, especially accessioning,
processing, and description, including minimal and basic processing
strategies; demonstrated proficiency in using automated archival collections
management systems (especially Archivist's Toolkit and its successor Archives
Space); experience with DACS, EAD, MARC, and other library and archival
descriptive and content standards; knowledge of basic preservation and
conservation issues, including digital preservation; familiarity with current
approaches to acquiring and managing born-digital holdings; knowledge of
rights administration and management issues for special collections materials;
superior written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal
skills; demonstrated ability to work collegially within and across
organizations; evidence of energy, creativity, initiative and commitment to
professional growth; and a record of professional engagement and scholarship.

  
Preferred: Three or more years as a manager and supervisor of full-time staff
in a special collections environment; experience providing reference services
in a special collections; experience managing large, complex archival
processing projects; experience working with born-digital archival materials;
experience with collection survey projects; experience with digitization
projects; experience implementing or migrating a collection management system;
experience managing print materials in special collections; and experience,
reputation, and scholarship record sufficient to meet criteria for appointment
as a tenured faculty member.

  
SALARY RANGE

This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position at Rank II or III
(equivalent to an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor). Salaries are
competitive with those at similarly situated institutions and dependent upon
labor market. Position is contingent upon funding.

  
APPLICATION DETAILS

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and
experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three
professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe
their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the
minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which
the initial review of materials will be based. The review of materials will
begin September 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
Materials should be addressed to the Head, Special Collections Technical
Services Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line
application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line
applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or
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