Assistant Librarian for Collection Management

  • Full Time
  • Laredo, TX
  • Applications have closed

Website Texas A&M International University

Job Summary

The Assistant Librarian for Collection Management supervises the staff in the Collection Management department and reports directly to the Director of Killam Library.  A fixed-term, non-tenure-track faculty position, the Assistant Librarian for Collection Management will oversee the library resources allocation and serve as a member of the library’s Collections Team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·         Manage the lifecycle of digital resources, including databases, e-books, streaming video, serials, etc.

·         Manage the allocation and related budgetary matters for the acquisition of print and digital resources.

·         Develop assessment strategies and conduct ongoing assessments of the library’s collections in collaboration with other librarians and library staff.

·         Coordinate communication between librarians, staff, and vendors to maintain continuity of access to library resources.

·         Collaborate with librarians and library staff on collection review, renewals, and deselection.

·         Compile and analyze usage statistics for digital resources.

·         Oversee the Federal Depository Library Program.

·         Maintain an awareness of current trends in acquisitions, collections, and digital resource management.

·         Collaborate with academic departments on grant funding allocations.

·         Attend meetings, participate in special projects, and serve on committees relating to the library, the University, and consortia, as necessary.

·         Supervise staff in the Collection Management Department.