Head of Archives and Special Collections
Library of the University of California, Davis
The Library of the University of California, Davis, seeks a forward-looking and creative professional to join our team as Head of Archives and Special Collections and advance the library’s efforts to transform and improve discovery of library resources, collection management, and the organization and curation of data. As the department head for Archives and Special Collections, the incumbent is responsible for leadership and the overall management and administration of department and program functions. Management responsibilities focus on developing tactical and operational directions for the department and all of its programs, coordinating and facilitating integration of department and program operations and services, developing and monitoring budgets, and developing evaluation and assessment metrics to ensure department and program effectiveness align with the library’s strategic framework and strategic plan. As an individual contributor, this position will also participate directly in the cultivation of donors, provision of research support and instruction services, outreach efforts, and collaboration in collection development activities, and may in digital scholarship and/or data science projects both within the library and elsewhere on campus.
As a member of the profession, the position takes advantage of opportunities to assess adequacy of and advocate for the improvement of the standards used in the library’s work.
Salary: Associate Librarian to Librarian, $64,395 to $123,327. (Appointment rank and salary based on qualifications and experience.)
For additional details and information on how to submit an online application, please visit https://www.library.ucdavis.edu/careers/
Candidates applying by July 22, 2019 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
UC Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
UC Davis is a smoke- and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014.