Manager, Collections - Regina Public Library - Regina, SK

Position Profile
Manager, Collections, Regina Public Library


You have demonstrated knowledge of the principles and trends in the management of library collections and technical services. You are committed to leading a vision that includes collections as a customer service.

If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply for the Manager, Collections position at Regina Public Library. Reporting to the Deputy Library Director, the Collections Manager leads the effective, coordinated collection services throughout the RPL system. This position is responsible for managing supervisors and leads who oversee collection management, and providing leadership and initiative in researching and developing collections that not only advance the service goals and strategic direction of the Library, but also address the wants and needs of our community.

The Manager, Collections will build and maintain strong relationships with the Provincial Library and Literacy Office at the Ministry of Education, the Saskatchewan Information Library Services Consortium (SILS), and various other partners and vendors.

You have an ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies and demonstrated progressive supervisory experience, not to mention a superior knowledge of the principles and trends in the management of collections and all aspects of technical services. You can demonstrate your proficiency with integrated library systems software as pertains to collections, cataloguing, and acquisitions; and show us your ability to learn and adapt quickly to changing software environments.

If this sounds like the job for you, we invite you to tell us about yourself, your education and experience, and your commitment to the value and impact of Regina Public Library.

This is an exempt position in a unionized environment.

LOCATION: Regina, Saskatchewan

SALARY AND BENEFITS:  $74,446 to $106,353; Total rewards package including generous support for professional development.

About Us:
Regina Public Library (RPL) is a positive, dynamic meeting place in which customers and the community can interact and share ideas. We enable our customers – and our staff – to connect, learn, seek knowledge and exchange information. We assess priorities and use resources to support the programs and services deemed most important by our customers and our citizens.

Our branches are community gathering places where the joy of reading, discovery and lifelong learning is respected and encouraged. The programs, services and supports we provide help to build a strong community: one that values knowledge and understanding, and respects and upholds diversity.  And that community supports us back with their passionate commitment to Regina Public Library.
Regina Public Library is truly an integrated cultural institution, with its national ranked Dunlop Art Gallery.  The library also boasts its own film theatre, offering a range of independent and world cinema.

About Regina:
A growing prairie city with a rich indigenous heritage and a powerful commitment to reconciliation. A flourishing arts community. Local breweries and local food culture. Concerts, jams and poetry slams. The most passionate CFL and library fans you’ll ever meet. A diverse, inclusive, multicultural community of friendly and caring people. That’s what you’ll find in Regina.

APPLY:
For more information, please contact Debra Clinton, Research Consultant, WMC at debra@wmc.on.ca .