The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor/Collection Management Librarian in University Libraries to begin in the fall of 2022.
Job Summary: As a member of the Technical Services Department, the Collection Management Librarian role is to acquire materials in all formats and work collaboratively with librarians, faculty, and external vendors. The Collection Management Librarian is responsible for the collection development of library resources to meet user needs and university programs of study. This includes selection, deselection, negotiating of licensing terms for subscription packages, collection analysis, and general collection management.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin the month after posting and will continue until the position is filled. A completed application will include a cover letter describing applicant strengths and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable; official transcripts are necessary for hire), and contact information for three professional references. For more details and to apply for the position, go to: https://usm.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=2873&site=1
Salary: Salary for this position is $47,000 annually.