The Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries is currently seeking an innovative, service-oriented, collaborative librarian with experience in collections management and resource sharing to be our Collection Services Librarian. This new position combines management of the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries’ collections and supervision of its resource sharing services.
The Collection Services Librarian reports to the Director of Biomedical Libraries and is a member of its management team. Working in coordination with librarians and staff, they ensure the collections of the Biomedical Libraries meet the needs of all academic departments, centers, and institutes of the Geisel School of Medicine, constituencies of clinical academic partners at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, the Department of Biological Sciences, and collaboratively support Dartmouth College’s professional schools, departments, and programs.
This person will be responsible for:
- Managing the Biomedical Libraries’ collections budget, facilitating the selection of materials, gathering input from faculty, and collaborating with other Dartmouth Library staff to provide coordinated collections services.
- Conducting environmental scans and assessing collections needs, using data and other analysis, of the Dartmouth community in conjunction with the liaison librarians as needed; creates and implements plans to select and deselect materials regularly.
- Supervising the Biomedical Libraries’ Interlibrary Loan services, including managing staff.
- Establishing relationships with information services vendors.
This is an exciting time of change, with a newly implemented ILS, Alma/Primo, and an opportunity to work with a great team to create new workflows improving service to our users. Come join our team to be part of this inspiring evolution.
We will be reviewing applications as they are received until the positions is filled, but priority consideration to those submitting applications by February 7th, 2020. More information and application at: https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/53056
This post was written by Paige Scudder, a Research and Education Librarian for the Biomedical Libraries.