Gonzaga University seeks an analytical and proactive Acquisitions Librarian for a tenure-track faculty appointment. The Acquisitions Librarian provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the Foley Center Library in the selection and acquisition of resources for library collections. The Acquisitions Librarian develops efficient and effective practices to support the evolving environment of collection development and acquisitions. The Acquisitions Librarian supervises 3 FTE staff. The successful candidate will be dynamic, engaging, collaborative, and willing to make a commitment to Gonzaga's Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic mission in a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment
ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS or the international equivalent by August 1, 2019.
Three years of experience in acquisitions and electronic resources management.
Evidence of excellent analytical skills, including complex problem solving.
Evidence of excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated effective management, planning, and organizational skills
Demonstrated supervisory experience of at least one year
Demonstrated commitment to issues of social justice, diversity, global engagement, and care for/solidarity with vulnerable and marginalized communities.
Gonzaga University is a private four-year institution for higher education located in Spokane, Washington. Established in 1877, the university continues to use their education model of educating their students as a whole person- mind, body, and spirit. At Gonzaga, students discover how to integrate science and art, faith and reason, and action and contemplation. Gonzaga is a nationally ranked university and one of the top regional universities in the west. Home to over 7,800 students, Gonzaga offers a variety of undergraduate and master’s degrees, as well a Ph.D. and Juris Doctor through the school of law.