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Position Type: Faculty position with benefits package
Opens: 12/07/12 Closes: Open Until Filled
Salary: $65,000 - $68,000
The University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Library is seeking a Head of Special Collections to provide leadership in the administration and operation of the department, supervising two full-time archivists, one contract professional employee, student assistants, interns and volunteers. The successful candidate will direct the department in developing and implementing a strategic vision that is closely aligned with the library and the University’s strategic plan. This includes outreach in the community and actively engaging in seeking and acquiring grant funding for special projects. He/she will oversee the work of the University Archivist in support of the University Archives Program and the local history archivist to support management of the Baltimore Regional Studies Archives. The Head of Special Collections will also oversee the department’s initiative to systematically create metadata and catalog digital collections into the library’s catalog and content management system for greater access and discovery. He/she will work closely with other department heads to integrate Special Collections into reference and instruction. This full-time faculty appointment actively participates on University of Baltimore and University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institution (USMAI) committees and task groups. Employment offer is contingent on final position funding.
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