[Michlib-l] Associate University Librarian, UC Santa Barbara-Closes Sunday!

Jobeth Bradbury jobethbradbury at gossagesager.com
Mon Oct 24 10:08:31 EDT 2016

Associate University Librarian-UC Santa Barbara

Lead the UCSB Library Scholarly Resources & Content Strategies programs and
explore new strategies providing scholarly information to support research
and teaching missions; increase the visibility of the Library's distinctive
collections and their research value; align resources with the UCSB's
campus's teaching and research mission; and facilitate discovery and use of
data created and published by UCSB researchers and scholars. The
<http://www.ucsb.edu/> University of California, Santa Barbara, one of ten
campuses of the University of California system, seeks a successful
Associate University Librarian (AUL) who will provide leadership and program
oversight of key programs and services committed to the activities of UCSB
researches and scholars. The AUL will set library-wide policy for collection
development, data curation, digitization initiatives, scholarly
communications, licensing, acquisitions, and preservation. Teamwork is
essential-the chosen candidate will work collaboratively with faculty,
subject librarians, collections staff, the California Digital Library (to
provide access to electronic resources meeting the UCSB's needs), sister UC
campuses and other cooperative partners. The AUL will convene ad hoc or
functional groups to work creatively together with all staff engaged in
collection issues. A key new project will be exploring new ways to
strengthen collaborative collection development, shared collections, and
c-investments for content needed by UCSB researchers and scholars.

Responsibilities. With five direct reports and 45FTE personnel, the
<http://www.gossagesager.com/AULjobdesc.pdf> Associate University Librarian
reports to the University Librarian. Key responsibilities include:
establishing criteria of excellence and effectiveness for all aspects of the
Library's intellectual content-collection building, digital initiatives, and
access to collections; mobilizing and supporting staff to meet criteria
through shared processes and practices; managing the information resources
budget and serving as key spokesperson  for collections to faculty, students
and other patrons; providing campus wide leadership working closely with
faculty and colleagues charting a sustainable future for scholarly
communications; and supervising and providing strategic direction to the
Library's Acquisition & Resource Management Services, Cataloging and
Metadata, Collection Development, Digital Services and Scholarly
Communication departments. The AUL shares decision making authority for
personnel actions, resource management, and policy development. The AUL also
represents the Library in the appropriate University, regional and national
bodies and contributes through publications, formal presentations, and
professional participation. 

Qualifications. Required qualifications include: an ALA-accredited MLIS or
equivalent degree with relevant experience; significant work experience in
an academic research library; demonstrated understanding of building
research collections; demonstrated leadership fostering partnerships;
demonstrated understanding of scholarly communication issues and new models
shaping future publishing; proven management experience in a complex,
multi-functional library; superior interpersonal skills and team builder;
ability to work in a diverse setting with diverse staff and campus
communities; a strong commitment to staff development; and superior
analytical and problem solving skills. Preferred qualifications include: a
second Master's degree and/or Doctorate; playing a responsible role in
acquisitions and collections; experience with digital scholarship,
data-intensive research support, data curation, and digital initiatives and
preservation; library fundraising efforts, and a significant record of
publications and/or presentation experience. Compensation. The position
offers a starting salary range of $99,100 to $178,500 and an attractive
<http://www.hr.ucsb.edu/benefits/welcome> benefits package.

UCSB is one of only sixty-one research intensive institutions elected to
membership in the Association of American Universities. The Library is
committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity, innovation, and
collaboration with a vision to be the premier scholar resource and
information leader advancing UCSB's mission of research, teaching and
service to California and beyond. The Library is actively engaged with
partners to provide extensive resources and services to advance information
discovery for research, scholarship and creativity in a dynamically evolving
teaching and learning environment. The Library's collections of 3 million
volumes and 6 million non-print and digital resources supports undergraduate
and graduate programs in thirty-three academic areas. The Library takes
pride in providing outstanding service. For additional information on the
Library, the University and the region, please visit
<http://www.gossagesager.com/ucsantabarbaralinks.htm> UC Santa Barbara

For further information, contact
<http://www.gossagesager.com/contactus.html> Bradbury Miller Associates via
email or phone. To start the application process, send an in-depth cover
letter and your curriculum vitae as Word or pdf attachments to
<mailto:jobethbradbury at bradburymiller.com> Jobeth Bradbury on or before the
closing date of October 30, 2016. 


Appointment and/or continued employment is contingent on successful
completion of a background check. The Library is especially interested in
candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the
academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of
California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.



Jobeth Bradbury

Bradbury Miller Associates <http://www.gossagesager.com/> 

4545 Wornall Rd, Ste. 805

Kansas City, MO 64111

816-803-7087 (cell); 816-531-2468 (office)

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