Job Responsibilities : Assistant Librarian, Collection Management Librarian – Libraries Resource Discovery & Management
Salary : $54,000 a year
Company : University of Wyoming
Location : Remote US
Assistant Librarian – Collection Management Librarian
The University of Wyoming Libraries invites applicants for a Collection Management Librarian. This position is part of a collaborative team that acquires maintains and assesses library collections in support of learning teaching and research in alignment with the university’s and Libraries’ strategic directions. The Collection Management Librarian collaborates closely with the Electronic Resources Librarian and communicates collection information to various stakeholders including librarians and staff the university community and external partners.
This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Resource Discovery & Management.
The University of Wyoming Libraries invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with university and library colleagues to ensure current collections meet an evolving and growing university’s needs with diverse viewpoints interests abilities and perspectives and support the university and libraries’ strategic plans.
Communicate interact and negotiate with colleagues vendors publishers and library consortia for selection and evaluation and library resources.
Make recommendations for budget allocations and expenditures in all formats.
Participate in the life cycle of collection activities by collaborating with the collections acquisitions electronic resources discovery teams and other teams units and departments to accomplish goals.
Effectively communicate with library university and other users of UW-provided resources about usage needs training and decision-making
Represent the division and libraries on committees as requested.
Collaborate on gathering and evaluating data from multiple sources including usage data collection and expenditure data and other data as needed for both decision making and reporting.
Document policies and procedures to ensure consistent practices.
As a member of the library faculty the successful candidate is expected to pursue an active and ongoing program of research service and professional development. (
UW Libraries are committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourage applications from minority candidates candidates with disabilities and those with experience working in a multicultural environment. Diversity resources for the University of Wyoming and the community of Laramie can be found at
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REMOTE WORK ELIGIBILITY:
This position provides vital support to campus customers and requires the successful candidate be available to work on campus.
To be considered for this position please address all minimum qualifications in your application materials and submit all required application materials listed below.
ALA-accredited MLS MLIS
Demonstrated knowledge of best practices standards and trends for academic library collections
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to diversity equity and inclusion
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and contribute as a member of a team committee or working group
- UW Libraries is committed to providing professional development funding and time to allow a candidate who meets the minimum qualification to acquire skills and grow into positions.
Experience supporting or managing library or related collections
Experience with or knowledge of current acquisition models in libraries
Demonstrated understanding of the impact of open access trends on library acquisitions and licensing
Experience working with vendors on materials acquisition
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.
This position will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by 8/7/2022 will receive full consideration.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women minorities veterans and persons with disabilities.
In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position please call
307-766-2377 or email
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