Coordinator for Collection Services/Assist/Assoc Prof

University of Nebraska At Kearney, Kearney
Jun 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Coordinator for Collection Services (CCS) in Calvin T. Ryan Library directs the operations of Collection Development, Acquisitions, Cataloging processes/related procedures, and the Integrated Library System (ILS). The Archives/Special Collections unit reports to the Coordinator for Collection Services. The Coordinator has a key role in representing UNK within the University of Nebraska Consortium of Libraries (UNCL), especially with regard to resource collections and the Integrated Library System. The person in this position will continue to provide leadership and expertise in refining and repositioning collections and technical services in the context of emerging trends to meet evolving needs of the university community. Will work with the Dean, the Coordinator for Technology Services and other library staff to develop an effective and efficient technology unit. Twelve-month, tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Dean of the Library.

Required Qualifications:  

ALA-accredited master's degree or international equivalent in library or information science.  

Extensive experience using staff modules of a current ILS.

Experience supervising and training full time library personnel.

Experience using OCLC.

Cataloging experience in a professional position, including original cataloging.  

Ability to achieve tenure under Board of Regents, University and Library guidelines and standards.  

Preferred Qualifications:  

Successful experience incorporating collection development and acquisitions in an academic library.  

Flexible, team-oriented, with demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous tasks.  

Evidence of ability to work independently and collegially with commitment to quality service to both internal and external clients.  

Knowledge and understanding of computers and software in an academic library setting.

Knowledge of Innovative Interfaces, the local computerized integrated library system, Springshare LibInsight analytics software, and various other software applications.  

Experience with collection development within a consortium.

Start Date:  November 1, 2017 or earlier. Full position description at:

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