Head of Collection Services, UCD Library

Dublin (IE)
€56,035 - €85,595 per annum
12 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Collection Services, UCD Library
UCD Ref: 009233


Applications are invited for the Head of Collection Services within UCD Library.

Working with the Associate Librarian and the Collections Services Manager, the Head of Collection Services is responsible for the strong, effective and visionary leadership and strategic direction of the Collections Services Team and Unit. The Head will ensure that strategic targets and goals are met for UCD Library’s collections and associated services and that the services and infrastructure strongly support the University’s strategic objectives for teaching, learning and research.  Of particular importance, will be the development of strong relationships with the managers of UCD’s cultural heritage collections, UCD Archives, the National Folklore Collection, Library Special Collections and the UCD Digital Library.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an enthusiasm for the changing information landscape and the ongoing development of library services including the implementation of new processes and services.   The role will be most effectively filled by an individual with proven leadership abilities, an understanding and appreciation of library collection management principles and best practices, and a record of innovation and creativity in library service development. 

Salary Scale: €56,035 - €85,595 per annum

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines.

Closing Date: 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) Friday, 28 April 2017.

For further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website:

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified.