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Job Opportunity at the Mississippi State University Libraries: Associate Dean for Collection Management and Strategy

  • 1.  Job Opportunity at the Mississippi State University Libraries: Associate Dean for Collection Management and Strategy

    Posted Apr 21, 2022 09:05 AM

    Mississippi State University seeks a dynamic and innovative leader for the Collection Management & Strategy division of the Mississippi State University Libraries. The Collection Management & Strategy division includes faculty, professional staff, support staff and student workers housed within several units: Metadata & Monographic Cataloging, Special Projects & Serials Cataloging, Acquisitions & Collection Development, Electronic Resources, Thesis & Dissertation Format Review, and Collection Development & Special Projects.

    The Collection Management & Strategy division is committed to creating and maintaining an accessible, inclusive, and patron-centered environment.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    ·         Directly supervises the unit level leaders of Metadata & Monographic Cataloging, Special Projects & Serials Cataloging, Acquisitions & Collection Development, Electronic Resources, Thesis & Dissertation Format Review, and Collection Development & Special Projects

    ·         Reports to the Dean of Libraries

    ·         Serves as Ex-Officio on MSU University Libraries Committee

    ·         Conducts ongoing engagement with scholarship and professional service

    ·         Participates in administrative and strategic planning for the MSU Libraries as part of the Library Dean's Council and Library Administrative Committee.

    ·         Coordinates the division's activities with other units within the Libraries, such as Research Services, Access Services, and Archives & Special Collections

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent degree
    • Record of achievement sufficient for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor with tenure
    • Record of contributing to the profession via research, presentations, publications, and service
    • Demonstrated commitment to fostering an environment of equity, diversity, and inclusion
    • Demonstrated ability to cast vision and set priorities in a research library setting
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and innovate for the development of new ideas and initiatives
    • Demonstrated ability to advocate and serve as a voice for Collection Management & Strategy at the library administrative level
    • Demonstrated ability to facilitate communication between a variety of stakeholders
    • ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS)

     

    All applicants must apply at www.msujobs.msstate.edu



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    Bob Wolverton
    Professor/Coordinator of Metadata and Monographic Cataloging
    Mississippi State University Libraries
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