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Position: Collection Strategies Librarian
Position Starts:12/1/2021 Listing Closes: 11/9/2021 Listing Submitted: 9/9/2021
Position Description: The Collection Strategies Librarian, under general supervision, supervises the staff in the Collection Acquisitions & Support department. This individual will manage 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 provided by the Library Director for the acquisition of print and digital resources.
Develop assessment strategies and conduct ongoing assessment of the library’s collection, in collaboration with other librarians and library staff.
Collaborate with librarians and library staff, as well as library vendors, to maintain continuity of access to library resources through troubleshooting and testing.
Obtain and compile usages statistics for digital resources and provide analysis pertaining to usage.
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.
Collaborate with librarians and library staff on collection review and deselection.
Attend meetings, participate in special projects and serve on committees relating to the library, the University, and consortia, as necessary.
Supervise staff in Collection Acquisitions & Support.
Perform other duties as assigned.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Institution: Texas A&M International University, Killam Library
Type of Library: Academic
City: Laredo, Texas
Annual Salary: $50,000 - $55,000
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Required Education: Master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution.
Required Experience: Two years of related experience in an academic library setting.
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