Manager, Collection Acquisitions Services
Qatar Foundation
منذ 5 يوم
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  • Provide leadership in the provision of high quality collection acquisitions across all QNL to meet the needs of the Library in serving its clientele
  • Leading, managing and developing a high performing Content Acquisition team ensuring that staff are professional and responsive while delivering strategies, projects and activities that meet key service objectives and priorities
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish and document policies and procedures, and set priorities in resources Acquisitions.
  • Working collaboratively and actively participating in the leadership team, library wide strategic planning; ensuring transparent decision-
  • making and risk identification and management.

  • Assist the Director of Content Services with departmental and library wide strategic planning and take delegated responsibilities on the Director’s behalf
  • Work cooperatively with the Director CAS, Director R&L and the Library Executive in relation to the selection, acquisition, and retirement of the collections including the management of the assets and resources
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate and current financial record for library materials budget; Provide budget and collection data;
  • and interpret statistics and other management analytics for collection Strategy and Management, decision making.

  • Contribute to the profession by publishing, presenting or participating in professional organizations involved in the acquisitions and licensing of resources.
  • Keep abreast of developments, trends and issues in areas of responsibility

  • Work with outside vendors on negotiating purchasing terms, discounts and contracts to provide cost-effective access to resources which meet the Library’s needs
  • Perform miscellaneous duties and serve on designated committees as required
  • Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Experience :

  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or other internationally recognized library qualifications
  • 8 years supervisory experience in a Content Services; Acquisitions and Collection Development / Management environment
  • Extensive Knowledge of copyright and licensing issues affecting digital and other resources
  • Solid knowledge of print and digital resources management, commercial knowledge bases and Link Resolvers
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze user requirements to deliver efficient solutions
  • Extensive knowledge of principles of accounting and financial management
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and English oral and written communication skills
  • Record of participation in library professional organizations
  • Experience in a multi-cultural environment preferred
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