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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Head, Delivery Svcs, Columbia U (NY)

Head, Delivery Services, Columbia Univ – NY

The Head, Delivery Services position at Columbia Univ. provides leadership and management for the daily operations of the Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery/Borrow Direct, ReCAP, and Butler Reserves/Media Center units, and is responsible for staff development and performance management; workflow analysis and procedural improvements; statistical analysis and reporting; and exploring fresh approaches to providing patron-focused, cost-effective services. The position manages two supervisors and indirectly manages a staff of 10 FTE, and administers a combined student budget in excess of $115,000.

As Head, Delivery Services, this individual serves as the primary authority on resource sharing activities for Columbia University Libraries, and participates in conversations at the local, consortial, and national levels. As part of the Libraries Reserves Coordinating Committee, this position seeks improved and forward-looking ways to offer print and electronic reserves to faculty and students, recommends system-wide policies and sets local procedures. Additionally, the Head, Delivery Service is responsible for the Butler Media Services and communicates regularly with the Media Services & Film Librarian on issues relating to its collections.

Minimum Qualifications:
MLS or PhD or equivalent
Managerial experience in an academic/research library, preferably in interlibrary loan/document delivery
- Demonstrated time management, project management, and problem-solving skills
- Excellent communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively in a collaborative and complex environment

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with an integrated library system, ILLiad, campus document delivery services, and Ariel and other scanning software
- Familiarity with major trends in resource sharing and electronic reserves
- Demonstrated knowledge of copyright laws pertaining to interlibrary loan, reserves, and media services
- Familiarity with Microsoft Access database management system and Web 2.0 technologies

To apply: