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Extended Search - Department Head, Technical ServicesPosted by: Georgia State University Library
Posted date: 2017-Apr-03
Location: Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library seeks a dynamic, knowledgeable leader for its department of Technical Services. The Department Head will play a leadership role in a service-oriented environment, providing direction for all aspects of cataloging, acquisitions, electronic and continuing resources, including strategic planning, budget management, and management of departmental personnel.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Collections and Technical Services, the Head of Technical Services provides leadership and vision for the department including developing and implementing creative approaches to the work of the department. The head oversees all activities including purchasing, licensing, facilitating access to licensed content, discovery services, cataloging of materials in all formats and physical processing of materials. Currently, library services are supported by the Ex Libris Voyager integrated library system. All University System of Georgia (USG) libraries are migrating to Alma and are now engaged in the implementation process with production expected by the end of fiscal year 2017.
The department head works collaboratively and advances ongoing working relationships with the librarys business office, collection development, special collections, digital library services and the College of Law Library. The Head has overall responsibility for personnel supervision and resources management within the department, which currently consists of two librarians and eight staff.