(20191217) Head of Access, Delivery & Resource Sharing Services - New York University


Head of Access, Delivery & Resource Sharing Services

NYU’s Division of Libraries seeks an innovative and service-oriented Head of Access & Delivery Services to provide strategic leadership for user services that support access to collections and services for teaching, learning, and research. As a member of the leadership team in the Collections & Content Strategy Department, the Head of Access & Delivery Services develops and designs efficient services responsive to user needs and grounded in a holistic approach to collection development and access services. This position works closely with teams across the Division to promote user awareness and adoption of new and legacy services. The Head of Access & Delivery Services directly oversees circulation, course reserves, resource sharing, study space management, and visitor access. This position provides critical leadership, advocacy, and expertise for access and delivery service providers at all NYU Libraries, Institutes, and Consortium partners, and leads the development of consistent policies and user-centered services across NYU Libraries locations. The Head of Access Services & Delivery Services directs, mentors, and leads the development and management of a diverse and talented staff that includes three direct reports, 18 staff members, and a large team of student assistants. The Head of Access and Delivery Services cultivates a workplace and service ethos of equity, belonging, and accessibility. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Collections & Content Strategy, the Head of Access & Delivery Services will work closely with collection development, instruction, library systems, user experience, subject specialists and liaisons, and other campus stakeholders to develop services responsive to the needs of users and sustainable for library staff.  This position will promote NYU Libraries perspectives and innovation in various resource sharing and access services communities including Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortia (PALCI), Eastern Academic Alliance (EAST), OCLC Shares, and others.

For full list of duties and qualifications, review the job description: http://apply.interfolio.com/72420

At the Division of Libraries, we are proud of our organizational culture and we are committed​ ​to​ ​building​ ​and​ ​sustaining​ ​a​ ​diverse,​ ​inclusive,​ ​and equitable​ ​organization​ that supports a sense of belonging for the staff and communities we serve. For more see http://library.nyu.edu/about/general/values/, and our Diversity and Inclusion Values Statement, https://library.nyu.edu/about/general/values/diversity-inclusion/

About New York University Libraries

Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 60,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5.9 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating with and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and our “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participate in a variety of consortia and collaborate closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. 

Salary/Benefits: Tenure-track faculty status, attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation. Rank based on qualifications. Salary commensurate with experience and background.

To Apply:  To ensure consideration, submit your CV and letter of application, including the name, address, and telephone number of three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/72420 Applications will be reviewed beginning 1/13/2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Posted Date: 
12/17/2019 to 01/17/2020