Head, Distinctive Collections

 

Are you interested in working at the most innovative university in the country? Ranked #1 for innovation two years in a row by U.S. News and World Report, Arizona State University has become the foundational model for a new paradigm for public higher education – committed to access, excellence and impact – and is now actively engaged in building a new library for the 21st century. ASU Library, serving as a critical gateway to ASU’s growing research and knowledge enterprise, works to collaborate, educate and innovate across disciplines, communities and technologies, while leveraging key research and learning opportunities that are unique to ASU.

 

ASU Library seeks a highly motivated, knowledgeable, and service-oriented collections development and management professional to lead the Distinctive Collections team in the strategy, planning, policy development, donor relationship development, and management of distinctive collections, both print and digital.  This position also provides leadership and vision for a community-focused approach to the selection, organization, and ongoing management of distinctive collections housed in ASU Libraries’ closed stacks, including rare books and manuscripts and portions of the Greater Arizona, Chicano Research, Latin American, Music, Design, and Child Drama & Theater collections. This is a continuing appointment track Academic Professional position, Assistant/Associate Librarian, depending on experience. For complete application and qualification requirements, please visit the ASU Libraries website at: http://lib.asu.edu/Employment/

 

Application deadline is August 11, 2017; if not filled, applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

 

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.  A background check is required for employment.

 

ASU is a VEVRAA Federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity among applicants and promotes a diverse workforce.