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The University of Georgia Libraries seeks a forward-looking and collaborative individual for the position of Collection Analysis and Open Strategies Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Collections, the position will be part of a newly established Content Strategy team, including four disciplinary-focused Collection Coordinators and a Collections Support Specialist.  This team is responsible for developing strategy and stewarding the UGA Libraries’ significant investment in research collections and open scholarship.

The Collection Analysis and Open Strategies Coordinator will direct UGA Libraries’ collections analysis projects, implementing evidence-based approaches and processes to analyze, acquire, assess, and evaluate resources. Working closely with the Director of Collections and members of Content Strategy, as well as with other colleagues from Collections, Acquisitions, Scholarly Communications, Academic Engagement, and other library and campus units, this position also provides strategic direction for the Libraries’ support of Open Scholarship, Open Access collections, and open publishing initiatives by evaluating opportunities and making recommendations for redirecting collections investments to bolster open research.

This position includes the supervision of a Collections Support Specialist who will support collections analysis projects by gathering and organizing physical and electronic collections data from multiple library and vendor-based systems and providing reports to help inform UGA Libraries’ collection strategies.

Application Procedure:
Qualified applicants who wish to be considered for this position should review the long form advertisement at libs.uga.edu/jobs, and should apply through UGA’s application portal at:  https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/381781

Applicants should attach a 1-2 page letter of interest, a complete CV, and the names, titles, and contact information of three professional references. The University of Georgia Libraries wish to emphasize that preferred qualifications are not required and we are committed to helping our future colleagues develop preferred knowledge, skills and abilities. Applicants are encouraged to communicate the ways in which their work meets required or preferred qualifications in ways that may not be obvious. Candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by July 31, 2024, however, the position will remain open until filled.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.  Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests

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