The University of Vermont seeks a director of Collection Development and Acquisitions to lead the University Libraries’ collections program. This position supervises five FTE (one faculty and four staff); reports to the dean of libraries; and works closely with other directors, the Faculty Library Advisory Committee, and subject liaisons residing in UVM’s three library buildings: Howe Library, the Dana Medical Library, and the Silver Special Collections Library.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead major changes. Immediate priorities include reviewing and merging collections budgets, committees, and decision-making procedures; building and chairing a team to oversee collection development and acquisitions across the UVM Libraries; developing a unified, print-management strategy; building consensus around major, upcoming decisions regarding big-deal packages; attending to the professional development of direct reports and creating plans for continuous learning; and cultivating within the Collection Development and Acquisitions unit an atmosphere of collegiality.
For the full position description and to apply, please visit the UVM job board.