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Date: Fri, 25 Apr 1997 07:39:58 EDT
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Subject: JOBS: Collection Coordr - UT- Knoxville

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Date:          Thu, 24 Apr 1997 11:05:10 -0400
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From:          Terry Kuny <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       US - Collection Management Coordinator - University of Tennessee
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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. COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT (CDM) ORGANIZATION:
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 program.
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--
http://toltec.lib.utk.edu./~lss/search/collmgtcoord.html
UTK IS AN EEO/AA/TITLE VI/TITLE IX/SECTION 504/ADA/ADEA EMPLOYER.

Patty Boling
Administration - Hodges Library
University of Tennessee
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