Head of Technical Services
Texas A&M University-Commerce - Texas

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The Texas A&M University-Commerce Libraries seek an
experienced leader for the position of Head of Technical Services.
This twelve-month position gives the applicant the opportunity to
work in a dynamic library on a growing campus. Texas A&M
University-Commerce is a part of the Texas A&M System, which
provides attractive benefits to system employees. The city of
Commerce offers the advantages of small town living while providing
ready access to the amenities of the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, one of
the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. Position
Summary & Responsibilities: The Head of Technical Services
provides leadership, oversight, and hands-on management of library
acquisitions (materials budget of approximately 1.3 million
dollars), materials processing, cataloging, serials, e-resources,
and the integrated library system. The Head of Technical Services
develops goals, priorities, and strategies for the department and
supervises a staff of four professional librarians and six
paraprofessionals. The Head of Technical Services is also expected
to lead in collection analysis and the implementation of processes
such as preprocessing of materials, PromptCat, and an approval
plan. Required Qualifications: Requires MLS degree from an
ALA-accredited program. Requires a minimum of five years experience
in technical services and a high level of working knowledge in all
aspects of technical services, including technology and automation
(Innovative Interfaces Millennium preferred). Requires a minimum of
five years of increasingly responsible supervision of staff in an
academic environment, as well as strong interpersonal and
communication skills. Salary Range: $55,000.00 to $60,000.00
Application review will begin February 14, 2011 and will continue
until position is filled. Interested candidates should submit: A
cover letter that summarizes your suitability for this position
(include position title and PIN) Texas A&M University-Commerce
application ( http://www.tamu-commerce.edu/hreeo/employment.html)
Vita/resume Three professional references (include name, address,
and daytime phone number) Unofficial copies of transcripts
(official transcripts required prior to employment) Contact: Gail

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