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Associate Dean for Content and Discovery, UMass Amherst, (Amherst, MA)

Job Summary

Provide creative leadership, strategic direction to staff in the division including administrative oversight for scholarly collections, cataloging and discovery systems, Access Services, and the Learning Commons in the UMass Amherst Libraries to advance the teaching, learning and research missions of the University. The Associate Dean will set the vision and strategic direction for the division and direct the Libraries’ overall collections strategy – planning, developing, interpreting, and implementing policies and procedures related to the acquisition, description, and discovery of scholarly resources in a variety of formats to ensure the sustainable delivery of resources. The Associate Dean will set vision and direction for Access Services to support outreach and library services. The Associate Dean will also investigate, develop, and implement transformational collections strategies that support our scholarly community as part of an open global information economy. As a member of the Library Leadership Team, the Associate Dean contributes to organizational planning, resource development and policy and represents the organization in relevant consortia and collaborative venues. Active participation in professional service and scholarly contributions at a national level is expected.

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