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Subject: Position at University of Delaware

Position at University of Delaware

From: David L. Langenberg <dovidl>
Date: Thursday, November 21, 1991
Position Vacancy
University of Delaware Library

Assistant Director for Library Collections.
The University of Delaware Library seeks an experienced librarian with strong management skills to administer the Library Collections Division.  Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Assistant Director for Library Collections provides leadership in the development, management, and evaluation of the University of Delaware library collections in support of instructional and research programs.  The Head of the Special Collections Department, the Head of Collection Development, and the Preservation Officer report directly to the Assistant Director for Library Collections. In addition, the Assistant Director for Library Collections is expected to participate in development activities. The Assistant Director will work as part of the Library Executive Council in planning, policy making, budget and resource allocation, faculty and student relations, and the implementation and evaluation of programs.

QUALIFICATIONS. ALA accredited Master's degree required.  At least 8 years of increasingly responsible experience in collection related positions, preferably in a large academic or research library. Demonstrated management skills; knowledge of major issues in library collections and preservation; understanding of academic and scholarly processes including relationship of print to electronic resources; outstanding oral and written communication skills. Evidence of continuing professional development.  Enjoys working in a sophisticated technological environment.  Advanced degree in a subject field desirable.

SALARY AND BENEFITS. Rank and salary dependent upon experience and qualifications.  Minimum of $41,706.  Liberal benefits.

TO APPLY. Send request for a fuller description and/or send letter of application, current resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three references to Maidel Cason, Assistant Director for Library Administrative Services, University of Delaware Library, Newark, DE 19717-5267.  To ensure consideration, applications must be received by January 5, 1992.  EEO and AA employer.

David L. Langenberg
Associate Librarian/Member of Search Committee
University of Delaware Library

                  Conservation DistList Instance 5:29
                Distributed: Tuesday, November 26, 1991
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Received on Thursday, 21 November, 1991

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