Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Collection Development Librarian, Ingram Content Group

The Collection Development Librarian draws on professional expertise to consult with and provide collection development services to new and existing library customers. Coordinates timelines, budgets, and resources on multi-million dollar projects with Ingram Library Services. Evaluates processes to ensure more effective communication between departments. Consults with and advises Collection Development librarians in customer libraries to assess, develop and enhance library collections according to unique library profiles and needs. Meets with customers to promote Ingram services. Advises publishers and vendors regarding development of appropriate products and opportunities for sales. (Library, Retail, Wholesale, Industry) Has expert knowledge in all categories and formats, including ebooks and electronic materials. Continually reviews products and stays abreast of professional trends in the library, retail and publishing worlds. Represents Ingram Content Group at industry conferences and site visits for existing and potential customer libraries.
Basic/Minimum Qualifications
· Masters degree in Library Services from school accredited by the American Library Association
· 3 years of professional collection development in public libraries
· 2 years experience utilizing an intermediate level of Access and Excel to create spreadsheets and develop charts/graphs
· 2 years experience utilizing an advanced level of MS Word to develop written reports or presentations

Ingram offers a compensation package that includes competitive base salary, incentive opportunities, and excellent, comprehensive benefits offerings. For more information about the Collection Development Librarian and to apply online, please visit Careers at Ingram at

No phone calls please.