Head of Collection Services
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA

Washington and Lee University Library seeks an innovative and service-oriented
leader for the Collection Services Department. The Head of
Collection Services coordinates development of all library collections,
manages the $1.3 million materials budget, contractual vendor services, and
chairs the Collection Management Committee. The position
has primary responsibility for establishing transformative workflows that meet
evolving needs in every stage of the resource lifecycle.
The Head of Collection Services oversees the various resource management and
discovery systems, including the ILS, discovery layer, archival management
system, and institutional repository. This position will
lead in the selection and implementation of a new integrated library system,
and supervises the Digital Scholarship Librarian, 1 professional staff, and
4.5 support staff. Review of applications will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled. To view the full job
description and to apply online, visit us at

The University Library is a student-centered organization.
The University recently launched a significant Digital Humanities initiative
in which the University Library plays a major role by collaborating with
faculty to integrate DH into the curriculum and research projects. Additional
information about the university's library services can be found at

Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University is a highly selective liberal
arts college located in the Shenandoah Valley of western Virginia with 2250
students. Additional information about the university can be found at

Washington and Lee and the University Library are interested in candidates
committed to high standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to
the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity among
its faculty, staff, and students. The University is an Equal Opportunity

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