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Arts Library Collections Coordinator
Department: User Engagement – Arts, Music, and Powell
Rank and Salary: Associate Librarian –Librarian ($66,878 - $105,193)
Position Availability: Immediately
Application deadline for first consideration: January 9, 2023
The UCLA Library seeks a highly collaborative, user-focused Librarian for the position of Arts Library Collections Coordinator to join a multi-location, cross disciplinary team that supports teaching and all levels of research in the arts, performing arts, and related disciplines. This is an opportunity to play a leadership role in collection development and management and to influence practices in the multi-campus UC consortium.

Position Duties
Reporting to the Director of Arts, Music, and Powell Libraries, the incumbent is responsible for providing leadership in collections and scholarly communication for arts-related disciplines; coordinating collection development and management for the Arts Library in collaboration with colleagues; and teaching, research support, and outreach for arts-related disciplines, including liaison responsibilities to the department of Architecture and Urban Design.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
  • Assignment of suballocations in the Arts Library collections budget and regular budget reporting to the team.
  • Collaborate with Unified Access Services to refine, plan, and execute stacks management strategies, including long-term storage allocations, access to secured collections, and environmental conditions of collections.
  • Analyze database and other resource usage and to help determine renewals in collaboration with Library colleagues.
  • Review and update collection development policies and approval plans as needed to meet changing curricular and research needs, in collaboration with AMP colleagues.
  • Provide research consultations to students, faculty, and other patrons and provide shared research services.
  • Teach information literacy and research skills.
  • Develop scaffolded information literacy interventions to meet disciplinary and course needs for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Serve as liaison for one or more departments or schools, including Architecture and Urban Design.
  • Serve as a member of a User Engagement Functional Team.
  • Assist in the training and supervision of graduate student employees (LSRAs).
  • Work closely with Library Development to identify and steward donors, collections, and endowed gift funds in Architecture and Urban Design as well as other areas, as appropriate.
Position: Arts Library Collections Coordinator
Organization: UCLA Library
Location: Los Angeles,  CA 
United States
Salary: $66,878 - $105,193
Posting Start Date: 12/12/2022
Date Posted: 12/13/2022
Requirements Required Qualifications
  • ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library or Information Science OR significant graduate-level coursework toward such a degree OR equivalent education and experience (subject expertise combined with professional library education and/or experience).
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience with collection development, management, and/or budget management
  • Experience with assessment, quantitative data analysis, digital initiative, research design and methods
  • Strong pedagogical background with ability to connect instructional activities to library collections and programs.
  • Capacity to thrive in the exciting, ambiguous, future-oriented environment of a world-class research institution and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive educational environment and workplace and ability to work with a diverse student and faculty population.
  • Familiarity with the operation of a research university, and ability to work effectively and collegially in a team- based environment with colleagues, clients, and administrators at all levels.
  • Demonstrated evidence of initiative and flexibility. Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as a leader and team member, with library colleagues.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, time, and project management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with the research life cycle and information literacy principles.
  • Experience providing research assistance or collections services to a diverse population and users of all levels.
Status: This listing expires on: 2/11/2023
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