Dartmouth College Library
Collection Assessment and Analysis Librarian
Dartmouth College Library seeks a service-oriented, intellectually curious collection development librarian to provide system-wide leadership and support in the assessment and analysis of the Library’s collections activities. Reporting to the Head of Acquisitions Services, the Collection Assessment and Analysis Librarian will work with acquisitions colleagues, librarians from across the system, and others involved in collections activities to develop qualitative and quantitative methods of assessing the value and effectiveness of the Library’s collection development program and how well it anticipates the current and future needs of the Dartmouth community. The Librarian is a member of the Acquisitions Management Team and participates in the hiring, training, management and supervision of Acquisitions staff and in departmental planning. The Librarian will be part of a growing assessment capacity in an Acquisitions Department that is reorienting itself for the fut ure. S/he will work closely with the Associate Librarian for Information Resources to assess the value and outcomes of collaborative arrangements with other institutions and to help establish strategic priorities that support College and Library academic goals. In addition, s/he will work with collection analysis colleagues across the BorrowDirect partnership to meet the information needs of students and faculty across the nine member institutions.
QUALIFICATIONS: MLS from an ALA-accredited program and 3-5 years of experience in collection development in an academic or research library (significant pre-professional experience may be substituted). The successful candidate will have experience with collections analysis and collections budget management; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across departments and with partner institutions; excellent oral and written communications skills; excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to solve problems and manage complex workflows; ability to work appropriately with sensitive and confidential materials and situations;; strong commitment experience with statistics and spreadsheet applications (preferred); and two or more years of supervisory experience.
RANK AND SALARY: The position is part of the Librarian Classification System of Professional Ranks. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Dartmouth is a highly selective undergraduate college with distinguished graduate schools of business, engineering, medicine and 20 graduate programs in the arts and sciences. Dartmouth has remained at the forefront of American higher education since 1769. At the heart of Dartmouth is one of the oldest research libraries in the United States. Nine libraries, distributed across various academic centers, house the 3.3 million volume collection and provide access to a rich array of digital resources supported by a technically robust network environment. The Library’s mission is to foster intellectual growth and advance Dartmouth’s teaching and research missions by supporting excellence and innovation in education and research, managing and delivering scholarly content, and partnering in the development and dissemination of new scholarship.
APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin May 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. For more information and to apply, please see https://searchjobs.dartmouth.
Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.