Head of Special Collections Technical Services | Smith College

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Northampton, MA

Smith College seeks a dynamic, innovative, and versatile Head of Special Collections Technical Services to provide leadership and strategic directions for the long-term stewardship of Smith College’s special collections. This professional position offers opportunities to collaborate with special collections staff in the development of collection management policies and procedures; with special collections and library staff to think comprehensively about preservation and access to special collections materials; and with the Smith community to envision a new special collections facility within the new Neilson Library designed by Maya Lin. The new Head of Special Collections Technical Services will be flexible and have a demonstrated ability to work in a complex, changing environment, and they will think critically about collection management and services from a user-centered lens.