AdventHealth University, a Seventh-day Adventist institution, specializes in the education of professionals in healthcare. Service-oriented and guided by the values of nurture, excellence, spirituality, and stewardship, the University seeks to develop leaders who will practice healthcare as a ministry.
Head of Library Collections and Electronic Resources is a full-time non-tenure faculty librarian position reporting to the Library Director. The Head of Library Collections and Electronic Resources is a self-directed, user-oriented health sciences librarian who possesses the expertise, organization skills, and management skills to lead the library team in building collections that supports the teaching, research, and mission of the University. The primary role of the Head of Library Collections and Electronic Resources is to develop and maintain the libraries physical and electronic collections, including special and archival collections. The collections include health sciences collections, general education collections, and collections to support the mission of the University.
The Head of Library Collections and Electronic Resources oversees each phase of building and maintaining collections of resources. This librarian in this position will identify vendors, trial electronic resources, negotiate terms and prices, make print and electronic resources discoverable online, troubleshoot access issues, evaluate resources via usage statistics, relevance, and other factors to determine whether to keep or remove them, and manage the deselection and withdrawal processes.
As part of a small, integrated library team, the Head of Library Collections and Electronic Resources also works with other library staff to provide individual and group instruction (including classroom instruction) on library research skills in concert with other librarians and serves as a liaison to university departments. The Head of Library Collections and Electronic Resources actively participates in outstanding customer service, models the AHU Service standards, and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
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Submit an application, CV, and two letters of recommendation from professional references through the AdventHealth Careers Website