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Subject: JOBS: U. Tenn, Knoxville, Collection Manager

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Subject:       Position: U. Tenn, Knoxville, Collection Management Coordinator
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Collection Management Coordinator and Assistant/Associate Professor.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Libraries. Leads in the design,
implementation, analysis and evaluation of collection management projects,
such as weeding, serials review, storage.  The Collection Management
Coordinator is the primary implementor of CDM day-to-day activities.  As
project manager, leads projects from inception to completion; as an
advocate for the Libraries' physical collections, shares in-depth
knowledge about the collections and collection management practices.
Establishes, in consultation with appropriate colleagues, collection
development guidelines for use in decision-making by CDM office staff and
other library teams.  Designs and coordinates orientation for new subject
librarians and faculty departmental representatives.  Plans cooperative
collection management projects and assigns staff resources. May assume
responsibility for subject liaison with an academic department.
Coordinates activities of the Collection Development & Management office
in a collaborative organizational environment.  Works closely with subject
and electronic services coordinators, CDM librarians, and serves on the
CDM Planning Group to ensure that the Libraries offer an optimal
mix of information resources with available funding.  Plans, supervises,
and evaluates the work of four FTE staff who provide bibliographic,
technical and clerical support for CDM activities.  Reports to the Team
Leader for CDM.

UTK collection development and management activities are performed
by 30 subject librarians across the organization.  The CDM Team,
responsible for a $4+ million information resources budget, consists of a
Team Leader; Coordinators for Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences,
Electronic Services, and Collection Management; 2.5 fte CDM librarians,
and 4 staff. The Team Leader, who reports to the Dean of Libraries,
provides leadership for all collection-related activities, including
allocations for information resources.  Coordinators for the Humanities,
Sciences, Social Sciences, and Electronic Services have dual reporting
relationships to CDM and Reference.  One CDM librarian monitors, analyzes,
and reports collection management data; another leads the preservation

QUALIFICATIONS:  ALA-accredited MLS degree.  Several years' post-MLS
library experience in an academic or research library.  Demonstrated
organizational skills, creativity and flexibility, ability to
make decisions, excellent interpersonal and communications skills, ability
to deal with changing priorities based on client and library needs;
commitment to fostering a collaborative work environment.  Knowledge of
trends in publishing and higher education.  Broad knowledge of
academic/research library collection development and management issues.
Working knowledge of major bibliographic tools.  Preferred:  Supervisory
experience.  Experience with collection development/management. Experience
with faculty liaison and selection of library materials. Familiarity with
library preservation issues.  Knowledge of distributed computing,
networking, and electronic information access methods.

This is a tenure-track appointment requiring the ability to meet promotion
and tenure criteria.  Twenty-four days annual leave, tuition remission,
usual benefits.  Assistant or Associate Professor rank.

Salary: Assistant Professor minimum $33,000; Associate Professor $40,000
minimum.  Please send letter of application, a current resume, and the
names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three recent
references to:  Jill Keally, Head, Library Support Services, 1015
Volunteer Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37996-1000, fax 423/974-4696.  Review of
applications will begin July 15, 1997, and will continue until the
position is filled.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about this position may be found at-- UTK IS AN

Patty Boling
Administration - Hodges Library
University of Tennessee
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