UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK
Head of Special Collections and Repository Services
Applications are invited for the above full-time permanent post. This senior
post carries responsibility for leading the development, organisation, and
management of the University Library's Special Collections, Archives, and
Offsite Store services and collections. As a senior member of library
management, the Head of Special Collections and Repository Services will
also work in areas and functions outside of their immediate functional
UCC Library is currently undergoing a major EUR30M physical expansion, due
to open in 2007, which includes state-of-the-art facilities for its growing
volume of special collections and archives. This post offers a unique
opportunity for a committed and ambitious professional to develop this major
Applicants must be educated to degree level, with an appropriate graduate
professional qualification in library and information management or archives
administration. Knowledge of the research process and/or a postgraduate
degree would be an advantage. Experience of working with Special Collections
and/or Archives, preferably in an academic or special library, is desirable.
Excellent management, IT and communication skills are required.
Salary scale [new entrants]: EUR59,158 - EUR77,930 p.a.
Informal enquiries may be directed to John FitzGerald, University Librarian.
email: [log in to unmask] / Tel: +353 21 4902281.
Closing Date: 5 November 2004
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