Library Director Job Description Sample
Ohio Christian University is seeking a visionary and dynamic leader to serve as the university's Library Director to lead Library programs and personnel. The Director's responsibilities include collection management, supervision and development of staff, overseeing the Library building and equipment, identifying grants and writing proposals, drafting annual budget, recommending policy, and setting goals.
Candidate must have excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving skills and proven effectiveness in working with students, faculty, and staff. The Library exists to ensure academic resources support university curriculum and serve the information needs of students and faculty in their scholarly pursuits.
Ohio Christian University is a Christ-centered university in the Wesleyan tradition located in Circleville (near Columbus).
Master in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program is required
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Customer service expertise
Advanced proficiency in computers, library information systems, and online library resources
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent team-building and leadership skills
Search begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Visit our website at www.ohiochristian.edu.
Online applications may be accessed at http://www.ohiochristian.edu/employment/employment
Postal Address: Dr. Hank Kelly
Ohio Christian University
1476 Lancaster Pike
Circleville, OH 43113
Online App. Form: http://www.ohiochristian.edu/employment/employment
LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER
As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Churches of Christ in Christian Union, Ohio Christian University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis, unless otherwise contractually bound.
Ohio Christian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Circleville, OH - Circleville, OH 43113 US (Primary)
The Director of the Library is responsible for planning, implementation, management and evaluation of all library services, including strategic planning, budgeting, collection development and reference and instructional services. Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.
KEY JOB ELEMENTS:
1.Prepare annual library operating and capital budgets.
2.Write and submit various reports to campus community as well as regional, national and programmatic accreditations as needed.
3.Collaborate with the library committee, faculty, department heads, and other members of the campus community to ensure that library collections meet user needs.
4.Acquire new materials in all formats consistent with overall institutional strategic goals, the library's collection development policy, and annual budget allocations.
5.Review existing collections for continued curriculum relevance.
6.Develop, supervise and provide library services that may include circulation, interlibrary loan, reference, information literacy activities, and campus community outreach.
7.Write and update library policy and procedure documents, in close consultation with Academic Affairs and university wide library policies.
8.Oversee library technology, including procurement and maintenance of hardware, software and AV equipment.
9.Select, train, supervise and evaluate library service personnel.
10. Attend meetings and workshops, and seek additional opportunities for professional development. Work collaboratively and collectively with other Directors of the Library at South University campuses. Other Duties as assigned.
REPORTS TO: Campus Dean of Academic Affairs and Operations; Assistant Vice-Chancellor, University Libraries.
SUPERVISES: Library Personnel
INTERACTS WITH: Executive Committee, librarians, faculty, students, staff
JOB REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
a) Master's Degree in Library, Information Science, or related from an ALA accredited school.
b) At least 7 to 10 years experience working in a library in a post-secondary institution.
c) Held positions of increasingly responsible experience in the industry.
d) Knowledge of subjects usually taught at a post-secondary institution
e) Knowledge of integrated library systems, OCLC, MARC records and current technologies
a) Fiscal and personnel management expertise.
b) Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
c) Strong interpersonal skills with both peer and subordinate personnel.
d) Superior organizational skills
a) Work effectively as either a leader or team member to insure that departmental goals are met.
b) Ability to develop and coordinate collection processes.
c) Budget development.
d) Selection and training.
Work Environment & Notice
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The term qualified individual with a disability means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
DCEH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
DCEH is a Veteran Friendly Employer.
Each candidate should submit a resume, cover letter, and official application. Candidates are also welcomed and encouraged to submit other documents which will help give a full impression of the candidate as an educator and a professional. Such documents might include transcripts and letters of recommendation.
Please submit all materials to Marian Catholic's Principal, Mr. Steve Tortorello, by mail, email, or fax.
Marian Catholic High School
Attn – Mr. Steve Tortorello
700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL
For more information on Marian Catholic, please visit www.marianchs.com
Position Library Director
Reports To: Principal
Supervises: Assistant Librarian and student aids
Job Goals: To ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information
To empower students to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and
ethical users of information
To instill a love of learning in all students and ensure equitable access to information
To collaborate with classroom teachers and specialists to design and implement lessons and
units of instruction, and assess student learning and instructional effectiveness
To provide the leadership and expertise necessary to ensure that the school library program
is aligned with the mission, goals, and objectives of the school and the school district, and
is an integral component of the learning/instructional program
Possesses an MLS or MA with a major in library science.
Possesses a teaching certificate for 9-12.
Possesses appropriate state certification as a school librarian.
Has had previous high school teaching and supervisory experience
Has had previous library experience
Has computer knowledge about automated systems and other library information systems.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Library Director demonstrates his or her role as a visible and active leader within the school community, an advocate for the school library program, and a professional member of the school library community by:
- serving on decision making teams in the school
- taking an active role in school improvement and accreditation activities
- benchmarking the school library program to school, state, and national program standards
- sharing expertise by presenting at faculty meetings, parent meetings, and board meetings
- creating an environment that is conducive to active and participatory learning, resource-based
- instructional practices, and collaboration with teaching staff
- sharing with the learning community collaboratively developed and up-to-date policies
- concerning such issues as materials selection, circulation, reconsideration of materials, copyright, and acceptable use
- encouraging the use of instructional technology to engage students and to improve learning, providing 24/7 access to digital information resources for the entire learning community
- maintaining active memberships in professional associations
- remaining current in professional practices and developments, information technologies, and
- educational research applicable to school library programs
- advocating for school library programs and the guiding principles of the school library profession
Library Director is an active, accessible, and informed proponent of the school library profession by:
- advocating, communicating, and promoting opportunities to improve the profession
- maintaining frequent and timely communication to stakeholders through the school and library
- website, parent newsletter, e-mail, and other formats.
- using local, state, national, and international school library data and research to engage support
- maintaining an effective public relations program
- promoting the ethical use of information
As an instructional partner the Library Director works with teachers and other educators to build and strengthen connections between student information and research needs, curricular content, learning objectives, and information resources. The Library Director demonstrates his or her role as an essential and equal partner in the instructional process by:
- participating in the curriculum development process to ensure that the curricula include the full range of literacy skills (information, media, visual, digital, and technological literacy) necessary to meet content standards and to develop lifelong learners
- collaborating with teachers and students to design and teach engaging inquiry and learning experiences and assessments that incorporate information literacy and foster critical thinking
- participating in the implementation of collaboratively planned learning experiences by providing group and individual instruction, assessing student progress, and evaluating activities
- joining with teachers and others to plan and implement meaningful experiences that will promote a love of reading and lifelong learning
- providing and planning professional development opportunities within the school
As information specialist, the Library Director provides leadership and expertise in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and organization of information resources and technologies in all formats, as well as expertise in the ethical use of information and Digital Citizenship. The Library Director ensures equitable access and responsible use of information by:
- in accordance with school policy, developing and maintaining a collection of resources appropriate to the curriculum, the learners, and the teaching styles and instructional strategies used within the school community.
- cooperating and networking with other libraries, librarians, and agencies to provide access to resources outside the school through the use of interlibrary loan.
- evaluating, promoting, and using existing and emerging technologies to support teaching and learning,
- supplement school resources, connect the school with the global learning community, communicate with students and teachers, and provide 24/7 access to library services
- understanding copyright, fair use, and licensing of intellectual property, and assisting users with their understanding and observance of those listed
- organizing the collection for maximum and effective use
As a teacher, the Library Director empowers students to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information. The Library Director supports students' success by guiding them in:
reading for understanding, for exposure to diversity of viewpoints and genres, and for pleasure
using information for defined and self-defined purposes
building on prior knowledge and constructing new knowledge
embracing the world of information and all its formats
working with peers in successful collaboration for learning
Provides Freshman with library orientation
Provides formal instruction on the research process with junior and senior English classes
Provides formal instruction on the research process with other disciplines doing research activities.
Provides individualized instruction to students and staff on the research process
As program administrator, the Library Director works collaboratively with members of the learning community to define the policies of the school library program, and to guide and direct all activities related to it. The Library Director maximizes the efficiency and effectiveness of the school library program by:
- using strategic planning for the continuous improvement of the program
- ensuring that school library program is aligned with school long-range strategic plans
- using effective management principles, including the supervision of personnel, resources, and facilities, in developing and implementing programs
- generating evidence in practice that demonstrates efficacy and relevance of the school library instructional program
- conducting ongoing action research and evaluation that creates data that is used to inform continuous program improvement
- supervising and evaluating assistant librarian and student aids.
- preparing, justifying, and administering the school library program budget to support specific program goals
- establishing processes and procedures for selection, acquisition, circulation, resource sharing, etc. that assure appropriate resources are available when needed
- creating and maintaining in the school library a teaching and learning environment that is inviting, safe, flexible, and conducive to student learning
- selecting and using effective technological applications for management purposes
- participating in the recruiting, hiring, and training assistant librarian and student aids.
- ensuring equitable physical access to school library facilities by providing barrier-free, universally designed environments.
Secretary To The Library Director (C)
Minimum QualificationsHigh school diploma or Equivalent,
I.A. Associate's degree in Office Technology, Secretarial Science, or related field and three (3) years of secretarial* experience;
B.Five (5) years of secretarial* experience.
- Secretarial experience includes duties such as, but not limited to, the scheduling of supervisor's appointments, maintaining supervisor's calendar, preparing agendas for meetings, taking minutes at meetings, composing and typing correspondence as directed by the supervisor.
Possession of a Notary Public License issued by the New York State Division of Licensing Services within three (3) months after appointment. This license must be maintained throughout employment in this title.
General DescriptionThis is a highly responsible position assigned to provide primary secretarial and administrative support to the Library Boards of Trustees (City and Monroe County) and the chief administrative officer, the Library Director. An employee of this class performs complex secretarial duties and exercises independent judgment to deal with office management issues.
This Secretary must exercise discretion and judgment in referring or responding to inquiries, and in other interaction between the Library and other units of government, the public, and the media. Work is performed on behalf of the Library Director to accomplish administrative business. General supervision is received from the Library Director under guidance of the Board.
Performs related work as required. Typical Work ActivitiesServes as primary point of contact for the Library Director and trustees, representing the Library to the public, the media, other agencies, and representatives of government at all levels;
Manages the Library Director's calendar, including scheduling appointments for the Director;
Provides administrative support to the Library Boards of Trustees, including, but not limited to: taking meeting minutes; maintaining accurate trustee rosters; interacting with respective appointing bodies (e.g., City, County administrations) in connection with trustee appointments; coordinating mailing of meeting documents; ensuring timely posting of meeting documents to library website as appropriate; coordinating flow of original documents for signature by Library Director and/or trustees and notarizing as appropriate;
Plans and implements arrangements for meetings of Library boards, trustee committees, and others including but not limited to library staff convocations, receptions for the public, other units of government and agencies, including scheduling, mailings, and logistics (room arrangements, equipment, refreshments);
Composes a variety of correspondence, reports, and other documents, including confidential materials, at the direction of the Library Director, Library trustees, or board committee members;
Serves as an agent for the Director and trustees in procuring information and responding to inquiries from the public, the media, and other units of government;
Responds to staff questions and concerns in person, via e-mail, and on the telephone;
Maintains a variety of files, including confidential files, in both electronic and paper formats;
Receives and routes mail, dealing with items of a routine nature independently.
Director Of Library Technology And Collection Management - Admin
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Job ID: 13440
Director of Library Technology and Collection Management
April 6, 2018
Open until filled
Link to Apply Online:
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Job Title: Director of Library Technology and Collection Management
- Administrator II
Job ID: 13440
Full/ Part Time: Full Time
Job Code: 3312
Department: Library Services
The salary is competitive and is negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position with an attractive benefits package which includes but is not limited to: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; 12+ paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance; and retirement benefits.
$44,712 - $153,204
Anticipated Starting Salary:
$85,000 - $95,000
The Henry Madden Library at California State University, Fresno, is the largest academic library in California between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With over 1.5 million visitors a year, the 339,000 square foot library serves as the hub of the campus community.
It provides innovative services including technology lending to both faculty and students, a growing digital repository, integrated information literacy instruction, and student-centered campus partnerships. The library has helped lead the CSU's transition to a system-wide unified library management system, ALMA, with full transition to be completed prior to the 2017-2018 fiscal year.
The library has over a million print volumes, hundreds of thousands of electronic resources, and significant special collections of children's literature, teacher resources, music and media, World's Fair materials, local and regional history, and hosts numerous rotating exhibitions and campus and community events. The library also uses 3M's RFID system to safeguard its assets.
Library personnel include 18 library faculty, 39 support staff, and 29 FTE student assistants. For more information, visit https://library.fresnostate.edu/.
The Director of Library Technology and Collection Management reports to the Dean of Library Services and serves as a member of the library's senior leadership team which plans library-wide services, facilitates operations, and resolves issues. The Director is primarily responsible for developing strategic directions for managing access to physical and virtual collections and digital services and is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Technology Services and Collection Management Division including materials in all formats, electronic resources management, collection development and collections budget management, and cataloging in all formats.
The Director also leads this division in meeting and expanding library and digital scholarship needs and ensuring the continued implementation of technologies that serve teaching and research at Fresno State. The Director also oversees and provides infrastructure support to promote the Fresno State Digital Repository (FSDR) as an integrated tool in scholarly communication and research throughout the University.
As a leader, the Director will foster an environment where strategic and well-informed risk taking is encouraged. As a member of the Library Leadership Team, this person is responsible for library-wide planning and policy making. The incumbent works with other library leaders to shape strategic directions for the Henry Madden Library.
Deputy Director - Library Services
Under general direction, plans, directs, and manages the daily operations of the County Library system; acts on behalf of the Director Library Services. Will be responsible for the on-going operations of the Ventura County Library Services including developing policies and procedures; assisting in the development of goals and objectives for library programs; development of budget, policies, and operational procedures; defining staffing levels for operational divisions; supervising division managers; analyzing library resources; monitoring and evaluating library services, programs, and technology; and acting for the Director Library Services in their absence.
The ideal candidate will be able to act independently to move Ventura County Library Services forward by creating, implementing and guiding new initiatives.
The Deputy Director – Library Services is an at-will classification and exempt from the provisions of the Civil Service Ordinance.
The County of Ventura offers an attractive compensation and benefits package. In addition to an annual base salary between $93,415 to $130,781 annually, other "cash-like" benefits will include:
a 3% match on your 401(k) contribution
a Flexible Credit Allowance of $397 per pay period or $10,322 annually
participation in the County's defined benefit pension plan, and
after using a minimum of 80 hours of annual leave during a 12- month period, redemption of 100 hours of the current year's accrued leave.
Executive Administrative Leave of 248 hrs per year
The Deputy Director – Library Services is eligible for an educational incentive which is calculated on base pay at 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% upon verification of completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree from an accredited institution.
Incumbents may also be eligible for bilingual incentive pay depending upon operational needs and certification skills.
More benefit information may be found in the Benefits tab.
Visit the Ventura County Library Examples Of Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Assists in the development of goals and objectives for the library programs; ensures that division work plans are executed and work standards are met; develops training programs and standards for the Agency.
Assists in the development and analysis of budget, policies, and operational procedures; develops program activities; defines staffing levels for operational divisions.
Supervises division managers; trains and evaluates staff.
Analyzes and manages library resources to ensure effective work flow throughout the organization; identifies operational and personnel issues and formulates solutions; reviews annual need statements submitted by division managers and assists in setting priorities.
Initiates and manages the preparation and submission of reports, memorandums, board reports, and correspondence.
Reviews and evaluates new library developments and systems; confers with division managers on problems, conflict resolution, changes, improvements, and special projects.
EDUCATION, TRAINING and EXPERIENCE:
Comprehensive experience in library management and administration which has led to the acquisition of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. The required knowledge, skills and abilities also can be obtained by the equivalent to a completion of a Master's degree in library science and five (5) years of administrative/management experience in public service libraries.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Must possess at the time of appointment, and maintain thereafter, a valid California driver license.
Excellent written communication skills must be demonstrated in the completion of the employment application and supplemental questionnaire.
- Master's degree in Library Science
Previous experience in:
Developing relationships with city, county, and community stakeholders;
Evaluating library resources, services, and programs in relation to community needs;
Creating, implementing and guiding new initiatives related to library services;
Preparing budget reports and fiscal analysis; and,
Supervision, personnel management, and progressive discipline.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of:
Library methods, techniques and procedures;
Laws and regulations relating to library operations;
Library and office automation;
Library technology including audiovisual materials and methods;
General supervisory methods and techniques including training, setting work priorities and processes for others, evaluating performance, etc.
Working ability to:
Develop and maintain relevant collections and programs;
Conceptualize and develop library programs in relationship to educational, recreational and economic needs of the area;
Develop and implement short-term and long-term strategic goals and objectives, budgets, policies, operational and administrative procedures;
Evaluate community needs; assess and develop best methods for providing library programs, services, and technology;
Confer with division managers on problems, conflict resolution, changes, improvements, and special projects;
Demonstrated skills necessary to:
Deal with the public and interact with community and business leaders to develop community relationships and support;
Analyze and manage library resources to ensure effective work flow and appropriate staffing levels;
Communicate, orally and in writing, to initiate and manage the preparation of reports, memorandums, board reports, and correspondence.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment, but the incumbent is required to visit various library sites and meet off site with business and community leaders, staff of other governmental organizations, and the public. Recruitment Process
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Arnot Health - Arnot Ogden Medical Center- Elmira, New York
Responsible to oversee the development, implementation and coordination of clinical educational programs for ArnotHealth and activities related to the community in collaboration with the System Assistant Director, Education.
Current registration of NYS Registered Professional
Nurse license. B.S. in Nursing. M.S. in Nursing required.
Doctorate in Nursing preferred or completion within a negotiated time frame.
Experience in teaching and development of curricula required.
1.Knowledge of trends in nursing.
2.Knowledge of curriculum planning.
3.Precious experience in an educational setting.
Minimum of 5 years in acute hospital setting.
- MSN required, Doctorate preferred.*
- Experience minimum of 5 year clinical experience and previous education
Arnot Health strives to be the employer of choice for health care professionals!
Director Of Library Services
Job Posted: February 26, 2018 Search #: S17-021 Rank: Administrator VII
Southern Connecticut State University is a comprehensive university located in New Haven, a culturally vibrant environment with easy access to New York and Boston. SCSU is a flourishing community of approximately 10,000 students, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven. SCSU is a student-centered and intentionally diverse institution and we regard student success as our highest priority.
Southern Connecticut State University invites applications for the Director of Library Services. The Director is responsible for the efficient and effective administration of all aspects of operations related to library services which include policy, planning, and assessment; staff organization and development; fiscal planning and management; and services such as library instruction; collection development; faculty, student and administrative relations; cooperation with other libraries; and the application of library technology to operations and services and will exercise broad responsibilities for both the internal and external operations of library services, working collegially with all library faculty and a diverse library support staff. The Director reports to the Office of the Provost, and is an Administrator VII position.
Master's Degree from an ALA-accredited MLS, MLIS or equivalent program (advanced degree in an additional field preferred) and demonstrated knowledge and experience in the effective application of professional skills; possess a minimum of seven years of successful administrative experience within an academic or university library; have demonstrated experience in: managing in a collective bargaining environment; developing and administering a comprehensive budget; monitoring the preparation of accreditation documents and other reports; leading the personnel selection, supervision and professional development process for all library staff; and engaging in strategic planning with key stakeholders, including the library's own performance assessment; possess a clear understanding of both information technology and information literacy and their changing roles in higher education; and be able to articulate a strong vision for the library within a complex university organization. The Director must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively within a culture of diversity and inclusion.
Must be a leader who will foster collaborative relationships internally, across campus, in the community, within the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system, and with other institutions. Demonstrate an exemplary commitment to academic excellence and student success, possess superb oral and written communication skills, and be an active participant and recognized leader in her/his professional organizations. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.
Send CV, cover letter, and the names and contact info of 3-5 references to the Co-Chair of the Search Committee, Rebecca Hedreen, Hedreenr1@southernct.edu (electronic preferred); Hilton C. Buley Library, Southern Connecticut State University, 501 Crescent St., New Haven, CT 06515. Open until filled; application review will start March 29, 2018.
Southern Connecticut State University in an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Director Of Library Services
Harris-Stowe State University is a historically Black institution (HBCU) located in the heart of vibrant mid-town St. Louis, Missouri. Harris-Stowes beautiful campus is minutes from the renowned Gateway Arch, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Art and History Museums, Forest Park and other cultural and educational institutions. Harris-Stowes diverse faculty and staff provide a wide range of academic programs to one of the most culturally diverse student bodies in the St. Louis region.
Harris-Stowe State University invites applicants for the Director of Library Services for the AT&T Library and Technology Resource Center located on the campus of Harris-Stowe State University. The University, with a history of serving the Metropolitan St. Louis area for more than 150 years, seeks an innovative, dynamic leader committed to establishing a world class library facility that supports the mission, vision, and academic activities of the University.
The AT&T Library and Technology Resource Center provides all the instructional resources necessary to support all academic degree programs and student and faculty research. Its holdings exceed 150,000 volumes and over 500 periodical titles. Furthermore, the University participates in the Missouri Online Bibliographic Information User System (MOBIUS) that affords borrowing from over fifty-five academic libraries containing over 20 million volumes. The AT&T Library and Technology Resource Center also contains meeting facilities and a computer lab that can be used for webinars, teaching and training.
The Director of the AT&T Library and Technology Resource Center is responsible for the overall administration of library services. This includes supervision of library staff, facility and resource management, oversight of collections and the acquisition of new materials, budget supervision, strategic planning, and oversight of the Don and Heide Wolff Jazz Institute. It is the expectation of the director to collaborate with academic units, faculty, staff and students to advance the role of the Library in supporting the academic mission and vision of the University. The Director of Library Services will report to the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs.
An earned Masters degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program.
A minimum of three (3) years of progressive leadership experience in supervising or managing library personnel.
Advanced understanding of digital technologies and trends in library and information science.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience in working with diverse populations and demonstrated support and enhancement of diversity in both faculty and student populations.
Strong ability to relate to and work effectively with academic units, deans, faculty, and students.
Experience with strategic planning, assessment and evaluation.
Terminal degree in related field.
Experience with securing grants and fundraising initiatives.
Five (5) years of management experience
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance and eye care options
Receive rich medical premiums
Pension account matched at up to 19.45%
Tuition remission including qualifying dependents
Savings annuity plans
Tax Savings Benefit through Missouri State Employees Cafeteria Plan
On-site fitness center
Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
Review of applications will start immediately until the position is filled. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Salary based on qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts and three references online.
Please submit your application and additional documents online at
Romeo District Library Director
Lead Romeo District Library!
The Romeo District Library is seeking a uniquely qualified leader to create vision, provide direction, and promote library services for the community while promoting the library as an employer-of-choice. If this speaks to your heart and mind, please read on.
Romeo District Library is an independent taxing district with a perpetual millage exclusively dedicated to public library service, governed by a six-member Board of Trustees (representing the communities of Washington Township, Bruce Township, and the Village of Romeo). With a budget of $2.2 million dollars, 30 staff members, serving 33,000 citizens, with over 90,000 items in the collection, the Director will be responsible for the implementation of the strategic plan, found here. The Library consists of the Graubner Library and the Kezar Branch--each with its distinct architectural character, programs and services as well as excellent staff. Strategic planning priorities include:
Children's and Adult's room renovations
Bookmobile design and implementation, and
Taking RDL public outreach to the next level.
Do you have experience in these areas? If so, please consider becoming a candidate that can help us honor our past success while simultaneously propel us towards future goals. The ideal candidate is an individual who is results orientated and achieves those results in a team atmosphere. This candidate has the capacity to maintain positive and pro-active communication with the community and elected officials.
The village of Romeo along with Bruce and Washington Townships, are a charming mix of old and new - the deep roots of its stately homes and historic downtown blend with its continuing growth and development. Different living options abound'from a quaint 100 year old home downtown, to modern homes, to a working farm. Its location provides easy access to a major airport, excellent shopping, dining options, and a variety of recreation such as the Macomb Orchard Trail. Romeo Community Schools are on the verge of opening a new, state of the art high school with strong community support. The community features several festivals and charitable events throughout the year, bringing the coziness of quiet village life to the conveniences of Detroit with its exciting growth just 32-miles to the South. For additional information on the library please visit Romeo District Library.
Romeo District Library has partnered with Kent District Library Consulting Services, to facilitate the search and selection process.
Nature of Position
Under broad policy guidance and direction from the Library Board, the Library Director performs professional and administrative duties in planning, developing, implementing, and directing public library services for the Romeo District Library. These duties include personnel, budget preparation and financial management, policies and projects, purchasing, facilities management, and community relations.
Examples of Position Responsibilities
Directly supervises the Assistant to the Director, Head of Circulation, Adult Services Department Head, Children's Services Department Head, Systems Manager, Community Relations Specialist, Facilities Manager and Branch Librarian
Determines staffing requirements, hires and trains employees
Assigns and monitors the work of administrative staff
Evaluates administrative personnel and makes recommendations to the Board
Counsels and advises employees and disciplines as necessary
Policy and Planning:
Interprets and administers Board policies
Makes policy recommendations to Board
Prepares agenda for Board of Trustees meetings
Attends Board meetings, prepares and submits reports, and keeps Board informed of library's progress and any special problems
Prepares budget for Library Board approval
Monitors and approves expenditures as directed by the Library Board
Administers gifts, state and federal money
Approves and reviews all purchase requests
Community Relations and Marketing:
Participates in activities of professional and community organizations
Works closely with the Community Relations Specialist on the promotion of Library services and in the preparation of Library publications
Promotes the Library's programs and services to the community through public presentations at local organizational meetings
Accountable for all activities, programs, and services
Administers maintenance of library facilities and equipment
Consults with architects and planners on facility development
Plans for improvement and maximum utilization of facilities
Participates in professional meetings, classes, conferences and workshops
Initiates and coordinates grant writing efforts as needed
Reads professional materials to update and maintain knowledge and skills
Provides to the Board an annual report of Library services and circulation
Provides to the Board a list of annual goals and projects
Files reports with local, state and national agencies as required
Performs other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge and Skills and Critical Physical Functions
Thorough knowledge of current trends and developments in the library field
Considerable knowledge of management principles and practices
Knowledge of supervision, training, and staff utilization principles
Ability to plan, organize, supervise, and evaluate the work of employees in diversified library activities
Substantial skills related to the organization of people, processes and tools in a public library setting
Superior human relations and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the general public
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
Ability to follow written and verbal communications.
Ability to develop and carry out program services.
Ability to exercise independent judgment and maintain confidential integrity as required.
Ability to concentrate on a task despite numerous interruptions
Possess strong leadership and motivational skills
Graduation from an accredited four year college
Master's Degree from an ALA Accredited School of Library Science
Minimum four years of experience as an administrator or a department head for a public library.
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