HEAD OF COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT
PERMANENT FULL TIME
35 HOURS PER WEEK
$39.43 - $41.95 PER HOUR
The Okanagan Regional Library has a vacancy for a permanent full-time Head of Collection Development at our Headquarters location.
Under the direction of the Public Services Manager, the Head of Collection Development leads the development of the library’s collections, creating a rich and vibrant array of offerings based on the needs of the communities the ORL serves.
The Head of Collection Development (HCD) leads the ORL’s collections strategy, its implementation, and its evaluation. Operating within a centralized collection development model, the HCD uses an evidence-based approach to perform and direct selection, promotion, and de-acquisition of library materials and online services.
The incumbent must be proficient in budgeting, supervision, statistical analysis, bibliographic selection, collection promotion, purchasing, negotiation, and vendor relations. The HCD recommends introducing new formats and eliminating outdated collections. Procedures on weeding, acquisitions and all aspects of the selection process are developed by the HCD. Annual budgets and department policies are developed by the HCD for review and approval.
If you meet all of the requirements, then we would like to hear from you. Please forward a covering letter, a resume and references via mail, fax, or e-mail to:
Director of Human Resources
Okanagan Regional Library
1430 K.L.O. Road
Kelowna, BC V1W 3P6
Fax: (250) 861-8696
Closing Date May 26, 2017
Please quote Competition #17-33
No phone calls please
We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted.