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POSITION: Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development
RECRUITMENT NUMBER: 29-173
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 9/17/09
Jefferson County Public Library (Colorado), an innovative,
technologically advanced library with a highly acclaimed catalog and
collection is seeking a Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development.
Located between the city of Denver and the foothills of the Rocky
Mountains, the Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL) serves a
population of 528,000 with a collection of 1.3 million items. The
library's current materials budget is 3.8 million.
The successful candidate for this position, in addition to having
expertise in acquisitions and collection development policy, will be a
good communicator who enjoys leadership, supervision and the challenges
of working in a fast-paced environment.
QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Library Science and minimum 3 years
of experience in library work, including supervisory or program
* Provides overall supervision and direction of the Acquisitions and
Collection Development units
* Manages the ordering, receiving and processing of library materials
* Participates in the overall management of the collection including
participating in the long-range plans for the direction of the
collection * Develops and maintains ongoing effective relationships with
* Administers the materials budget including maintaining sound
* Administers or makes recommendations on personnel matters affecting
subordinates, including interviewing and hiring staff; assigning,
scheduling, appraising, disciplining, etc.
* Designs, develops and conducts training for staff on collection
development and maintenance techniques and procedures
* Participates in the development and direction of Jefferson County
Public Library through service on the Collections Leadership Team, task
forces and committees
For a more information about this position, please go to our website
SALARY: $4,395 per month (40 hours per week)
Excellent benefits package including health, dental, and retirement.
Vacation, holiday, sick leave, and personal days.
Relocation and interview allowances available.
A complete Jefferson County application must be submitted. Apply using
the Online Hiring Center at http://jefferson.lib.co.us/jobs/.
Jefferson County Public Library makes employment decisions without
regard to an individual's race, color, religion, creed, sex, age,
national origin or disability.
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