Collections Support Unit Manager, Acquisitions and Collections Services, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida seek a versatile and knowledgeable Collections Support Unit Manager in the Acquisitions & Collections Services Department. Reporting directly to the Department Chair, this position leads the daily operations of the Collections Support Unit and serves as a member of the Departmenta��s collaborative leadership team. The Collections Support Unit Manger is responsible for effective management of the Unita��s processes and staff (4 FTE and student workers). The Unit is responsible for handling acquisitions of all monographs (including e-books) and tangible materials for the collections using firm order (one-time), approval, and use-driven collections budgets, totaling over $800,000 annually. This position develops and interprets policies and procedures, and in collaboration with the Department Chair, makes decisions related to the Unita��s activities. The Unit Manager also oversees the Unita��s data loading analysis and builds and manages working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external clients. As a member of the Departmenta��s leadership team, the Unit Manager also coordinates the Departmenta��s liaising and customer service activities and leads the Departmenta��s projects team dedicated to e-books and streaming video issues. The Unit Manager will serve as a functional and technical expert in acquisitions and collections related operations and contribute greatly to setting and meeting the priorities, goals, and objectives for the Department and the Librariesa�� collections.

The search will remain open untilA�September 13, 2017, and the applicants will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage atA�

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries toA�TinaA�Litchfield, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office.

About Melody Rood

Librarian at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC

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