Collection Development Manager
Department/ Branch: Administrative Offices
Reports to: Deputy Director
Salary Track: H - I
FLSA Status: Exempt
Coordinates District-wide adult collection development functions including material selection and budgeting. Reviews on an on-going basis the collections in each branch library selecting materials to provide a balanced collection and directing systematic weeding of collections. Responsible for coordinating, compiling and reviewing orders for all branches. Works cooperatively with Technical Operations in the area of collection development. Coordinates materials donations. Develops collections for new branches, as needed.
Performs professional duties requiring the exercise of professional skill, initiative and independent judgement. Assignments are given in broad terms of general objectives and performed with administrative direction only. Works in the general reference area of a branch library responding to initial inquiries in person and by telephone.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
GENERAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Telephone, personal computer, fax, copier, and library automation system.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Must have knowledge of the functions of public libraries; have excellent communication and organizational skills; and have general computer literacy. Must have an accredited Masters in Library Science degree and at least 1 year experience in related areas, preferably in collection development.
Incumbent may be promoted by approval of a professional development plan according to the Dual Track Promotion Plan, Policy E084.