Coordinator of Technical Services – Tennessee Tech University – Cookeville, TN

Volpe Library at Tennessee Tech University invites applications for an innovative, energetic and collaborative Coordinator of Technical Services to lead, coordinate, and administer the Library’s Technical Services Department, encompassing Acquisitions, Electronic Resources/Serials, Government Documents, and Cataloging/Metadata Services. The Coordinator of Technical Services will also be responsible for developing and leading a new data curation effort. The position manages a staff of eight engaged in procurement, organization, description, and maintenance of library materials in all formats and online access to information for effective discovery and delivery to library patrons.

This person will lead our ongoing efforts to enhance and streamline Technical Services processes and services through development of practical solutions that may include creative problem-solving, workflow analysis, assimilation of multiple perspectives and continual exploration and adoption of new technological skills and tools.


1. Masters in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution.

2. Minimum five years of increasingly responsible, professional, relevant work experience in an academic library.

3. Prior supervisory experience.

See for the complete job description with preferred qualifications and essential functions. TTU is a public, comprehensive university with 11,500 students in undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs. Applicants will be required to electronically upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon appointment), and complete contact information of three current professional references. Applications without all required documents are incomplete and will not be considered. Screening of applications will begin

January 31,2012; open until filled. Tennessee Tech University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, sex, disability, age (40 and over), status as a protected veteran, genetic information or any other category protected by federal or state law. Inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies should be directed to