Head of Science Collections & Scholarly Communication – U of Georgia Libraries

Head of Science Collections and Scholarly Communication – University of Georgia Libraries

The University of Georgia Libraries seeks a Head of Science Collections and Scholarly Communication who will be responsible for articulating a vision for the Libraries’ role in the evolving framework of scientific research and teaching; serving as liaison to appropriate departments and institutes; selecting materials in agricultural, biomedical, and life sciences; monitoring approval plans, standing orders, and subscriptions in the sciences; supervising one librarian bibliographer and one bibliographic searcher; and facilitating collection management at science branch libraries and reading rooms.  Additionally, this position is responsible for promoting knowledge in the issues of scholarly communication, open access, institutional repositories, research practices, and publishing patterns in the sciences among the Libraries’ faculty and administration, as well as academic faculty and graduate students.  The Head of Science Collections and Scholarly Communication reports to the Director for Collection Development. Description of duties and qualifications:

BENEFITS: UGA offers an attractive benefits program including a choice of health and retirement plans, dental plan, tuition remission and a relocation allowance; 21 days annual leave, 12 paid holidays. Information about Athens:
http://www.libs.uga.edu/athens/ .  Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should send in three separate documents their letters of application, complete résumés, and the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three references by October 6, 2010, to:  Jan D. Hudson (libjobs@uga.edu), Human Resources Department, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia 30602-1641.  Electronic applications are preferred.  The University of Georgia Libraries values diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented minority candidates.  The University of Georgia is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

Meredith Solomon, MLS
Outreach Librarian
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
University of Maryland, Baltimore
601 W Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
office: 410.706.1551
fax: 410.706.2379
e-mail: msolomon@hshsl.umaryland.edu
IM (Yahoo!, GChat, Meebo): ilyse324

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