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Kent State University Libraries seeks a knowledgeable, collaborative, and innovative librarian to lead our general collection development and management operations.
Provides leadership and direction for University Libraries’ general collection development and collection management operations, creating and sustaining an environment of evidence-based collections acquisition, management, and review. Seeks a broad representation of ideas and uses new mediums and technologies in order to assess and provide point-of-need access to the collection. Responsible for the fiscal planning, reporting, and management of the general collections budget. Reports to Asst. Dean, Collections and Technology.
Core Duties and Responsibilities:
Salary, Rank and Benefits:
Starting salary of $64,042. Faculty status at the Assistant Professor rank, tenure track. Generous health benefits. AAUP-KSU Faculty union. Four weeks paid vacation. Support for research activities and professional development. Tuition waiver.
Go to jobs.kent.edu, position number 997329. Applicants should supply a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) references.
Diversity Statement: Kent State University is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Kent State University Libraries are committed to collection development that reflects the philosophy inherent in Article I of the ALA Library Bill of Rights: “Books and other library resources should be provided for the interest, information, and enlightenment of all people of the community the library serves. Materials should not be excluded because of the origin, background, or views of those contributing to their creation.” A diverse collection should contain content by and about a wide array of people and cultures to authentically reflect a variety of ideas, information, stories, and experiences.