Job: Head of Collections Strategy

General Information
Position:
Head of Collections Strategy

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Job Category:
Administration

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

The Head, Collections Strategy acquires and develops the University Library’s collections in collaboration with stakeholders inside and outside the library so that it best serves the Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) community. Oversees the collection lifecycle for print and electronic resources and ensures that each resource is successfully acquired, optimally described, discoverable, and remains accessible. Assists in the analysis of the effectiveness of and establishes future direction for functional policies and programs. A primary duty is the management of other managers, professionals, and support staff.


Education:

Required Qualifications:

  • American Library Association accredited Master’s degree in Library Science.
  • Three years of professional full-time library and/or higher education experience.
  • Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with a modern library services platform; experience with Ex Libris Alma preferred.
  • Experience with technical services, resource, and budget management in an academic library setting.
  • Experience training and supervising others.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with project management.
  • Established record of productive relationships with vendors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in acquisitions, cataloging, subscriptions management, and collection maintenance.

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
06-15-2022

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://fgcu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/eaglejobs/job/Main-Campus/Head-of-Collections-Strategy_R0002770

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Florida Gulf Coast University

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

Address:
10501 FGCU Blvd S

City:
Fort Myers

Zip:
33965

County:
Lee


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Florida Gulf Coast University

Address:
10501 FGCU Blvd S

City:
Fort Myers

State:
FL

Zip:
33965

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Human Resources

Contact Email:
hr@fgcu.edu

Contact Phone:
239-590-1400

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Online applications only - https://fgcu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/eaglejobs/job/Main-Campus/Head-of-Collections-Strategy_R0002770 


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