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Duke University
Associate University Librarian for Collections and User Services
Associate University Librarian for Collections and User Services
Job Code/Title: 2133 /Librarian
Department: Administration Job Level: 0
Supervisor: University Librarian/Vice Provost for Job Family: 29
Library Affairs
FTE: 1.0 FLSA Status: Exempt
Ranked: Yes Term: N/A
Date Created/ Reviewed: November 2011
Position Summary
The Associate University Librarian for Collections and User Services leads, administers,
and coordinates collection development and public services for the Duke University
Libraries. She/he oversees the allocation and use of the appropriated materials budget, as
well as restricted and endowed funds, and the provision of effective services to meet user
needs and expectations. In close consultation with faculty and with the libraries'
department heads and subject librarians, she/he guides the transition to integrated and
complementary print and digital collections and develops innovative approaches to
providing library services in support of teaching, learning, and research. As a member of
the Libraries’ Executive Group, she/he participates in general administrative decision -
making, library management, and priority setting. This position reports to the University
Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs.
Responsibilities
Leads and oversees collection development and user services activities performed by
subject librarians and other library staff.
Serves as the library's primary spokesperson regarding collections and services to
faculty, students, and administrators and forges collaborations with academic
departments and programs.
Provides direct supervision of the heads or directors of the following departments and
branch libraries: Access and Delivery Services; Collection Development; Data and
GIS Services; Digital Scholarship and Production Services; East Campus Libraries;
International and Area Studies; Preservation; Research Services; and the Special
Collections Library.
Oversees and promotes the development of digital collection-building initiatives and
the provision of resources and services to advance digital scholarship.
Chairs the Collections and User Services Council, which develops and approves
policies regarding collections and services.
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