Audiobooks Collection Development Manager
The South Jersey Regional Library
Cooperative seeks a librarian to manage and perform
collection development for the SJRLC Audiobooks Consortium.
The Collection Development Manager will analyze Audiobook
Consortium collection usage reports and Overdrive suggested
title lists, and make strategic purchase recommendations to
the SJRLC Assistant Director on a monthly basis, ensuring a
balanced and heavily used digital collection.
The Manager will also virtually market the collection on a
bi-weekly basis by directing Overdrive to change the book
cover displays which appear on the collection's website:
The schedule is 10 hours per month and requires no travel. A
high speed Internet connection is required.
Requirements include a Master's
degree in Library or Information Science from an accredited
college or university, and a minimum of two years
professional library experience. The successful candidate
will possess experience in collection development, ability
to work independently, and attention to detail.
Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate
- Ability to generate and review
statistical collection usage reports using Overdrive's
web-based Content Reserve System (training will be
- Ability to strategically
analyze use of collection and make informed purchase
recommendations, including recommended title swaps (swap
new titles for non-circulating titles), and purchase of
additional copies, within given monthly budget
- Proficient with MS Windows
- Proficient with MS Word
- Proficient with MS Excel
- Basic literacy with reading and
extrapolating statistical collection usage reports (
i.e. usage and hold ratio reports, title/subject
Start Date: January, 2007
Rate: $21/hour, paid bi-weekly
Questions: Please direct questions to SJRLC
Assistant Director, Peter Bromberg.
To Apply: Please send letter of application,
noting relevant experience, to Peter Bromberg, Assistant
Director. South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative, 10 Foster
Avenue, Suite F-3, Gibbsboro, NJ, 08026. Applications may be
firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 856-346-2839.
Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately, but will be
accepted through January 6th. First preference will be given to
library staff employed by SJRLC Audiobook consortium libraries.