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Collection Development Librarian, Tufts University, Medford, MA

Position Title:  Collection Development Librarian (Assistant/Associate Librarian) Tisch Library, Tufts University - Job ID: 19001108



Are you passionate about collections and using your analytical skills to help shape collection management for a student-centered research university? Tisch Library could be the place for you! Tisch Library at Tufts University is looking for an innovative, service-oriented Collection Development Librarian to provide leadership and oversight of Tisch Library collections and work collaboratively with library liaisons to manage collection responsibilities.  Reporting to the Assistant Director, Resource Management and Repository Services, you will manage the materials budget and collaborate with other Tufts libraries on the development of shared collections. You will provide expert advice regarding collections, scholarly communication and shared library initiatives to inform and support Tisch Library collection development strategy.


Responsibilities include developing collections budgets and budget projections, negotiating vendor contracts, managing print retention, weeding and storage projects, and providing data analysis to improve understanding of usage, return on investment, and decision making around content selection and renewals.  


Tisch Library supports Tufts' School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering.  The Resource Management and Repository Services Department provides support for the creation, management, and preservation of scholarship.  The department cultivates teamwork and collaborative relationships within and outside Tisch Library to provide high-quality resources and services for our users. Tisch Library is on the Medford/Somerville campus, just outside Cambridge, MA and with proximity to all that the Boston Metro area has to offer.

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Follow the directions to submit your CV/resume and cover letter online.  Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.  Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement.



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