(10 September 2015) The Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library (EAL) is one of the major research libraries for East Asian Studies in North America. It has a staff of 14 employees, as well as a large number of student assistants. It has a collection budget of approximately $1 million with a collection of almost 600,000 volumes, and also holds resources in electronic, multi-media and other formats.
The University of Toronto Libraries seeks an innovative library leader for its Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library (EAL). The EAL has a strong history of engagement and collaboration with faculty, students and the wider community. The Director will communicate with stakeholders, partners and potential donors on a national and international level. Stewarding collections through endowments and gifts is critical to this position. The Director will oversee all aspects of the library’s daily operations, leading a team of East Asian specialists. The Director will plan strategically to anticipate future library and user requirements, proactively developing creative new services and building collections that meet our users’ changing needs.
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