Associate Dean of Collection Management
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Manages the selection and purchase of all library materials and oversees their
receipt and cataloging. This position supervises the work of three support
staff persons who are engaged in acquisitions functions. Coordinates the
receipt of all gift materials. Plans automated procedures for Acquisitions
functions and coordinates such procedures as they are implemented.
Oversees the monitoring of the library budget as it corresponds with the
University budget and remains current with associated regulations and
computing processes and assists with budget development processes as needed.
Supervises the work and attendance of the Coordinator of Cataloging, the
Electric Resources/Technology Librarian, and the Collection
Development/Serials Librarian in their performance appraisals, in consultation
with the Dean of Library Services; supervises other technical services unit
SPA as needed; supervises the work of student assistants as needed. Works with
the personnel of the technical services units to plan, monitor, and evaluate
the workflow and required positions of the unit, in order to facilitate the
most efficient and current practices.
Participates in the planning process for any new library services and
facilities, along with the Dean of Library Services and the Assistant Dean for
Research Services. Prepares the schedule for staff members participating in
the summer flex option. Participates in the daily, evening, and weekend
reference schedule and assists with library use instruction as needed.
Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Graduation from an American
Library Association-accredited School of Library/Information Science.
Experience in the computerized management of library budgetary resources in an
academic library, preferably using the Innovative Interface system; experience
in supervision; experience in working with the public.
Management Preferences: A minimum of five years of progressive experience
working in the technical services operation of an academic library, which
includes the acquisitions, collection development, cataloging, and electronic
resources service areas. Successful supervisory and management experience.
Demonstrated budget management expertise required. Current knowledge of trends
and best practice in technical services with a service oriented innovative
approach to planning these service areas needed. Excellent organizational
skills along with excellent interpersonal written and oral skills needed.
Special Instructions to Applicants: The Hiring Official requests that a cover
letter, detailed resume and list of references with the names and contact
information for three professional references be attached.
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment
background check. An employment background check includes a criminal
background check, employment verification, reference checks, license
verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).
If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to
work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to
the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans
Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online
Per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, the Campus Security Report can
be found at:http://www.uncp.edu/police/report/
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits
discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as
protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits
discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color,
genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or
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