Director of Library Special Collections- UCLA Library

Director of Library Special Collections

UCLA Library

Title and Salary:   Director /MSP Grade III ($80,400 – $155,000 / Midpoint = $117,700)

Salary based on experience and qualifications.
Position Availability:  Immediately

The UCLA Library seeks an innovative, strategic, visionary, and collaborative leader for the position of Director of Library Special Collections (DLSC).  A member of the Library’s management team, the DLSC heads an enterprise-wide organization marshalling the Library’s special collections resources, services, and operations around its mission to create a distinctive learning environment for the UCLA community and society at large, inspiring discovery, cultivating knowledge, advancing research, and preserving cultural heritage.

Position Duties

Reporting to the University Librarian, the Director of Library Special Collections (DLSC) provides leadership, oversight, and strategic vision to shape the future of special collections and archives at UCLA. A member of the Library’s management team, the incumbent heads an enterprise-wide organization marshalling the Library’s special collections resources, services, and operations around its mission to create a distinctive learning environment for the UCLA community and society at large, inspiring discovery, cultivating knowledge, advancing research, and preserving cultural heritage. Plans, organizes, and manages all aspects of LSC operations and budget. The DLSC fosters a flexible, collaborative work environment, and a strong team spirit, allowing personnel to move easily between sections and across the organization to establish and support creative initiatives and facilitate new partnerships and interdisciplinary projects. The DLSC collaborates with other departments and units throughout the Library and across the campus. Working closely with the University Librarian, senior management team, the Executive Director of Library Development, and the Library Office of Research Administration (LORA), the DLSC develops fundraising strategies, stewards and cultivates donors, and writes proposals to support the goals and activities of the department and Library.

The DLSC supervises 42 career and project funded FTE directly and indirectly as well as more than 15 student assistants.

FOR COMPLETE POSTING WITH JOB QUALIFICATIONS, VISIT THE UCLA LIBRARY EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES WEBSITE:

http://www.library.ucla.edu/about/employment-human-resources/academic-professional-positions

Anyone wishing to be considered for this position must apply online through the UCLA Career Opportunities Website,  https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1412376873645, Requisition #: 21050.

Applications accepted until position is filled; first consideration will be given to applications received by Friday, November 7, 2014.

 

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