Head of Collection Services

University College Dublin - UCD Library

Applications are invited for a permanent position as Head of Collection Services within the UCD Library.

The Head of Collection Services is responsible for the strong, effective, and visionary leadership and strategic direction of the Collections Services Team and Unit. The Head will ensure that strategic targets and goals are met for UCD Library’s collections and associated services, and that the services and infrastructure strongly support the University’s strategic objectives for teaching, learning, and research. Of particular importance, will be the development of strong relationships with the managers of UCD’s cultural heritage collections and with the Heads of other Library Units.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an enthusiasm for the changing information landscape, an understanding of the need for continuous staff professional development, and an awareness of the opportunities provided by vendor-provided services and technological systems. The role will be most effectively filled by an individual with proven leadership abilities, an understanding and appreciation of library collection management principles and best practices, and a record of innovation and creativity in library service development.

95 Sub-Librarian _2013 Salary Scale: €56,035 - €85,595 per annum.

Appointment will be made on scale in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on Friday, 6 October 2017.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs GMT on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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