Description The Acquisitions and Collection Development Librarian is responsible for the identification and selection of books and other intellectual materials in all languages for the museum library in accordance with the collection development policy and through established relationships with international vendors. The incumbent manages and disperses acquisition funds for the development of the collection, including endowment and trust funds and general operating funds. The incumbent co-manages the Technical Services Management Team and is a member of senior staff.
This position oversees 2 staff members; Collection Development and Management Services Associate, and Technical Services and Administrative Assistant.
Requirements Master's degree in Library Science (M.L.I.S.) from an ALA-accredited program. Knowledge of art historical literature; experience developing and managing relationships with vendors, publishers, and interface providers; and working knowledge of at least two foreign languages required, especially German, French, or Italian, as well as a proficiency in using dictionaries for other foreign languages. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Preferred: Master's degree (M.A.) or Ph.D. in art history. Prior experience working in an academic or research library, ideally in an acquisitions department; and familiarity with integrated library systems and OCLC. Demonstrated aptitude for research, communication, management, and collaboration within and beyond one's place of employment.
Interested candidates can apply here.