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Head of Collections and Content Strategies

  • Ohio University Libraries
  • Athens, OH
  • Mid-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

We seek candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty & staff from diverse backgrounds. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Apply online with requested documents (cover letter, CV/resume & list of references) by 11/28/2021, for full consideration. The successful candidate will have the option of carrying out the duties of this position on-site or in a hybrid arrangement.

Please include names and contact information for three (3) professional references include information indicating their relationship to you. At least one reference should be a current or recent supervisor.

Effective November 15, 2021, Ohio University is requiring all staff, faculty and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For more information regarding the vaccine requirement, visit www.ohio.edu/coronavirus/vaccine/distribution.

Salary

Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Employees enjoy a generous benefits package; additional information is available at www.ohio.edu/hr/benefits

Required Qualifications

• Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited school.
• Progressively responsible experience in the area of collection management and analysis.
• Successful supervisory experience.
• Demonstrated understanding and appreciation of diversity and the importance of inclusion as shown by a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills with a commitment to data-informed decision-making processes.
• Demonstrated experience with tools and applications used in data gathering, manipulation, remediation, normalization, analysis, and visualization.

Desired Qualifications

• Minimum of one year experience in academic research libraries.
• Familiarity with trends in scholarly communication.
• Experience leading diverse teams and fostering collaborative relationships.
• Experience working in a consortial environment.
• Experience working in a unionized environment.

Employer Statement

Ohio University is proud of its rich history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

How to Apply

Apply to this opportunity using the contact method(s) below

Additional Instructions:

We seek candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty & staff from diverse backgrounds. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Apply online with requested documents (cover letter, CV/resume & list of references) by 11/28/2021, for full consideration. The successful candidate will have the option of carrying out the duties of this position on-site or in a hybrid arrangement.

Please include names and contact information for three (3) professional references include information indicating their relationship to you. At least one reference should be a current or recent supervisor.

Effective November 15, 2021, Ohio University is requiring all staff, faculty and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. For more information regarding the vaccine requirement, visit www.ohio.edu/coronavirus/vaccine/distribution.

Posted On: Nov 9, 2021 / This posting expires: Nov 29, 2021