Director of Collection Development — Binghamton University

The Binghamton University Libraries seeks a collaborative and innovative Director of Collection Development to provide leadership and coordination for developing, managing and evaluating the Libraries’ collections, both physical and virtual, that support the University’s research and teaching mission. The incumbent is responsible for the Libraries’ collection budget, formulating strategic collections planning, coordinating collection development policies and managing collections projects. The successful candidate will also have opportunities to engage with new modes of collection building such as open access, collaborative and evidence-based purchasing, and contribute to projects including exciting renovations that provide opportunities to move collections and redefine spaces.

This position will appeal to those who enjoy :

the vibrancy of working at an R1 research institution with a dynamic, robust and growing campus
building consensus and motivating colleagues toward a shared vision and collective action
availability of generous professional development funds
the benefits of being part of the SUNY Libraries Consortium of 64 campuses statewide

Binghamton University Libraries is a collaborative environment that offers great opportunities for growth, and we encourage you to consider joining our team! Find out more about being a part of the Binghamton University community at or view To learn more about Binghamton and the surrounding area check out:

Review of applications will begin on January 24 and continue until the position is filled. For full qualifications, application instructions and additional information, visit

The State University of New York and Binghamton University are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.