Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Opening Date: 09/03/19
Closing Date: 10/04/19 11:59 PM
Founded in 1863, Saint Mary’s is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary’s currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.
As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.
Reporting to the Dean for Library and Academic Resources, the Head of Collection Management oversees the operational management, administration, acquisitions, and discovery and access to scholarly resources in all formats. This position is responsible for establishing and implementing technical collection support services, policies, standards, best practices and procedures for the Library. The Head is responsible for the oversight of $1.6M of funds for new Library materials, managing a department of four (3.8FTE) consisting of three non-exempt staff who acquire and make available for the college community 3,000 – 5,000 books, standing orders and media resources, 90Kjoumals and over 200 databases, with over 5,000 orders and 1,000 invoices approved annually; through planning, goal-setting, problem-solving and evaluation, including assessment of staff, vendors, processes and procedures. The Head is the Collection Development Team Leader, collaborating with 11 librarian subject selectors and is a member of the Dean’s Academic Resources Leadership Cabinet. The Head serves as Library liaison to various campus committees, constituencies, and with external organizations. As assigned, this individual will also be a subject liaison responsible for collection development, general and subject specialized reference, and information/research instruction working with students and faculty.
This position involves additional areas of responsibility; research assistance, information literacy instruction, and collection/resource development for a specific discipline.
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