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Arts Library Collections Coordinator - UCLA

Location: USA - CA - Los Angeles

Arts Library Collections Coordinator

Department: User Engagement – Arts, Music, and Powell

Rank and Salary: Associate Librarian –Librarian ($66,878 - $105,193)

The UCLA Library seeks a highly collaborative, user-focused Librarian for the position of Arts Library Collections Coordinator to join a multi-location, cross disciplinary team that supports teaching and all levels of research in the arts, performing arts, and related disciplines. This is an opportunity to play a leadership role in collection development and management and to influence practices in the multi-campus UC consortium.

Position Duties

Reporting to the Director of Arts, Music, and Powell Libraries, the incumbent is responsible for providing leadership in collections and scholarly communication for arts-related disciplines; coordinating collection development and management for the Arts Library in collaboration with colleagues; and teaching, research support, and outreach for arts-related disciplines, including liaison responsibilities to the department of Architecture and Urban Design.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assignment of suballocations in the Arts Library collections budget and regular budget reporting to the team.
  • Collaborate with Unified Access Services to refine, plan, and execute stacks management strategies, including long-term storage allocations, access to secured collections, and environmental conditions of collections.
  • Analyze database and other resource usage and to help determine renewals in collaboration with Library colleagues.
  • Review and update collection development policies and approval plans as needed to meet changing curricular and research needs, in collaboration with AMP colleagues.
  • Provide research consultations to students, faculty, and other patrons and provide shared research services.
  • Teach information literacy and research skills.
  • Develop scaffolded information literacy interventions to meet disciplinary and course needs for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Serve as liaison for one or more departments or schools, including Architecture and Urban Design.
  • Serve as a member of a User Engagement Functional Team.
  • Assist in the training and supervision of graduate student employees (LSRAs).
  • Work closely with Library Development to identify and steward donors, collections, and endowed gift funds in Architecture and Urban Design as well as other areas, as appropriate.

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Document requirements:

Cover Letter - Describing qualifications and experience.

Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. detailing education and relevant experience.

References - Names and contact information for three professional references, including current or previous supervisor; contact information only.

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- Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Statement FAQs (

- UCLA Library ARI and EDI efforts (


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