Library Director Job Description Sample
One of the largest employers in our area, Parkland faculty and staff are united in their passion for serving students. In addition to competitive salaries and robust benefits, you will enjoy the support, commitment to professional development, and collegial relationships that you will find here.
Parkland College is a fully accredited, public community college established to serve the needs of District 505, the third largest community college district in Illinois. Our college is a center for educational opportunity and community enrichment in east central Illinois and has earned a national reputation for its excellent academic standards, innovative programs, and quality instruction.
At Parkland we celebrate the diversity in both our community and our world. Our goal is to recognize, promote, utilize, and educate one another regarding the unique qualities and shared humanity of our people and cultures.
The Library Director provides leadership for the Parkland College Library with a special emphasis on promoting the library's inclusion in curricular and instructional designs and articulating a strategic vision for the library's present and future role in supporting the mission of the college. The Director supervises and ensures the quality of all aspects of the library's function, including public services, information literacy instruction, technical services, collection management, and College Archives.
The Library Director is a regular full-time, 12-month, administrative appointment based on a schedule established by the Dean of Learning Support. The position involves frequent handling of confidential information and records. Work contacts include students, administrators, faculty, staff, community-based organizations, and governmental agencies.
This position is a full-time, 12-month administrative appointment with an annual salary of $72,368.44 and a potential start date of August 2019.
Applicants must submit:
An online Parkland College employment application
Resume or CV
Essential Job Functions
Serves as the leader and spokesperson for library services.
Leads the strategic planning process and articulates a compelling vision for the library in alignment with the vision and strategic plans of the college.
Leads the development of multi-year acquisition and facility usage plans.
Collects, analyzes, and uses relevant data to inform decisions about library operations, policies, and strategic direction.
Oversees the review, development, and implementation of library policies and procedures.
Develops and manages the library budget.
Directs, supervises, and evaluates the work of library faculty and staff, and encourages and supports their professional development.
Promotes the value of the library among the faculty and encourages its inclusion within curricular and instructional designs.
Collaborates with faculty to integrate information literacy concepts and skills into the curriculum.
Promotes library services and ensures appropriate marketing of library services to all constituencies of the college.
Maintains knowledge of current developments and trends in technology, best practices, and innovations related to library operations and the library's role in supporting student engagement and success.
Represents Parkland College by active participation in appropriate professional organizations.
Other duties as assigned by the Dean of Learning Support.
Master's degree in Library Science (MLS/MLIS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
Five (5) years of professional librarian experience, including progressively responsible experience with collection management, discovery systems, library cataloging, and instructional services.
Two (2) years of successful management experience in an academic library which includes staff supervision and budget management.
Demonstrated ability to work comfortably and collaboratively in a culturally-diverse environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with diverse students, employees, and community members, including speaking in front of large and small groups and the ability to listen effectively and respond accordingly.
Experience with strategic planning, assessment, and data-informed decision making.
Demonstrated understanding of and experience with community colleges.
Demonstrated experience implementing innovations that support student engagement and success.
The Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield (PLJCS) is seeking a highly capable, innovative and experienced Director to assume leadership of the library beginning July 1, 2019. PLJCS is located on main street in downtown Smithfield, NC in a multi-level building that houses a large collection of books, computer labs, local art and meeting space for the community.
As a member of the NC Cardinal system, PLJCS offers its patrons access to a multitude of resources. The library also partners with affiliated libraries in the towns of Benson, Four Oaks, Kenly, Princeton and Selma.
A successful candidate will bring new insights, energy, and innovations that align with developing trends in library services. The Board of Trustees is looking for a candidate that understands the changing role of a modern public library, inspires creativity and innovation, supports the welcoming and inclusive environment that our community expects and celebrates, and nurtures connections with community partners and leaders. The candidate should also enjoy working with a highly motivated board, staff, and public and be ready to connect patrons to a world of ideas and resources.
The Director oversees a staff of 18 full and part-time staff members. The annual budget is just over $1 million and is supported by funding from Johnston County, the Town of Smithfield and the state of NC.
Circulation of actual and online resources was 138,000 in the 2017-18 fiscal year and the library served over 115,000 patrons during that same period. Under the direction of the PLJCS Board of Trustees and in cooperation with the Town of Smithfield and Johnston County officials, the Library Director oversees the fiscal, personnel and operational activities of PLJCS.
Smithfield, located on I-95 at the midpoint between New York and Florida, offers small town living just 25 minutes from Downtown Raleigh. The Town is home to a vibrant historic downtown, exceptional shopping, numerous historic sites and museums, and terrific parks and open spaces.
Smithfield has a rich history and is committed to creating a vibrant future for residents and businesses alike. It is the county seat of Johnston County, and with a population of 200,000 residents is one of the fastest growing counties in NC. Johnston County is home to a growing list of industry leaders in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, as well as an attraction for outdoor enthusiasts and sportsmen.
Duties and Responsibilities
Plans, directs, and coordinates all library fiscal, operational and personnel activities to achieve the library's mission, goals, and objectives. Thorough knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of modern library science and management.
Develops and maintains a strategic plan to promote focused growth and development of the library and its services. Establishes partnerships with other service providers and organizations to extend our community awareness by actively marketing the library services to the community. Develops library staff as a strong team through leadership, mentoring, and providing staff development opportunities.
Communicates with staff to determine the vision and operational needs. Maintains and enhances a welcoming and customer service-oriented environment. Responds to and resolves complex public and community inquiries and complaints.
Represents the library through presentation and voice at town and county events and meetings. Fosters a strong advocacy program for library services, including a thriving Friends of the Library program.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Preferred, not Required
Candidates who possess and/or demonstrate the following knowledge or skills will be given consideration:
Experience with NC Cardinal
Grant Writing, Fundraising and Project Management
Supervision of full and part-time team members
Experience in cultivating partnerships with local government
Comfortable with new technology and social media
Desired Education and Experience
Candidates must possess a Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program. A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience (including administration and management) are preferred. Candidates must possess or be prepared to secure NC Public Librarian Certification (a requirement in the state of NC) https://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ld
For more information about the Public Library of Johnston County & Smithfield please visit www.pljcs.org.
Resumes are required as well as three references. Failure to provide a resume or minimum of three references may result in you not being considered for this vacancy.
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
This is a full-time, FLSA- exempt position located in Carson City, Nevada. Under direction of the Library Board of Trustees provides leadership for the full scope of services provided by the community Library and the Special Library Services program for Economic Development at the Adams Hub for Innovation; provides advice and counsel and develops strategy to enhance organizational effectiveness and the sustainability of the Library and the Special Library Services program for Economic Development.
Examples of Duties:
This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.
Develops and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the Carson City Library and the Special Library Services Program for Economic Development.
Develops and administers the Library's budget and the Special Library Services Program for Economic Development's budget.
Plans, organizes, administers, reviews and evaluates the activities of professional, technical, maintenance and office support staff through managers and supervisors.
Contributes to the overall quality of the Library's service and the Special Library Services Program for Economic Development's service by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
Works with Friends of the Library, Library Foundation, various advisory boards and commissions, citizen groups and City management to formulate policies and plans.
Prioritizes and allocates available resources; reviews and evaluates program and service delivery, makes recommendations for improvements and ensures maximum effective service delivery.
Acquires outside funding sources from public and private grants and donations.
Confers and works closely with the management team to provide direction and leadership, problem solve, and make policy exceptions and changes as required for effective service delivery.
Represents the Carson City Library in local and state-wide forums; makes presentations before various advisory committees, legislative, regulatory and community groups; oversees the best interests of the Library in negotiations with others to provide services or take action supportive to the Library.
Directs the selection of staff and provides for their training and professional development; interprets regulations and City policies and procedures to employees; ensures effective morale, productivity and discipline of department staff.
Directs the conduct of analytical studies; develops and reviews reports of findings, alternatives and recommendations; directs the maintenance of records/ files.
Prepares and directs the preparation of a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures and other written materials.
Monitors and interprets changes in laws and regulations; evaluates their impact upon library and economic development activities, and develops and implements policy and procedural changes as required; drafts changes to laws and ordinances and lobbies the legislature on behalf of the Library and the Special Library Services Program for Economic Development and provides supporting testimony as required.
Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a personal or City motor vehicle or arranges for appropriate transportation in order to attend off-site meetings and visit off-site Library locations.
Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with elected officials, public, and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment
At times may be required to work outside normal business hours and work extended hours to accomplish requirements of the position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program; AND five (5) years of executive management experience in a public library environment; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
- Valid driver's license
Required Knowledge and Skills
Operational characteristics, services and activities of a comprehensive library services program and services for economic development.
Principles and practices of library services and services for economic development including program development and administration for libraries and economic development.
Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation and evaluation, and the management of employees through multiple levels of supervision.
Principles and practices of developing teams, motivating employees and managing in a team environment.
Trends and community needs assessment in the library field and the economic development field.
Applicable laws, codes and regulations; principles and practices of developing teams, motivating employees and managing in a team environment.
Computer applications related to the work.
Record management principles and practices.
Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals, at all levels of responsibility, in person and over the telephone.
Techniques for making effective public presentations.
Planning, organizing and administering a comprehensive library services program and a comprehensive economic development services program.
Training others in policies and procedures related to the work.
Developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards.
Developing effective work teams and motivating individuals to meet goals and objectives and provide customer services in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
Interpreting, applying and explaining complex federal, state and local laws related to the areas of responsibility.
Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.
Using initiative and independent judgment within general policy guidelines.
Using tact, discretion and prudence in dealing with those contacted in the course of the work.
Evaluating workflow and effectively prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
Making effective oral presentations to large and small groups.
Establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with staff, coworkers, elected officials and the public.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Under General Direction from the Library Board of Trustees - Incumbents at this level are responsible for unusual, technical, complex, highly sensitive, political, and far reaching work related issues and for policy recommendations to political oversight groups. They plan, organize, and determine work methods, implementation mechanisms, and operating procedures used to achieve goals and objectives set forth by general plans, broad policies, budgetary limitations, and legal and professional standards. The incumbents have responsibility for planning and organizing work, as well as considerable latitude interpreting and applying broad policies, rules, and regulations. Work performance is usually measured by total results and a governing body usually provides supervision.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and stamina to sit for extended periods of time; strength to lift and carry up to 20 pounds; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone; exposure to traffic conditions and external environment when traveling from one office to another.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Unclassified employees are "At Will" and as such, may be terminated at any time for any reason, or no reason.
Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.
Any City employee may be required to stay at or return to work during emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position. This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.
Employees may be required to complete Incident Command System training as a condition of continuing employment.
New employees are required to submit to a fingerprint based background investigation which cost the new employee $52.75 and a drug/alcohol screen which costs $36.50. Employment is contingent upon passing the background and the drug/alcohol screen.
Carson City participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered employment with Carson City must complete Section 1 of the Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and proof of their identity prior to starting employment. Please be prepared to provide required documentation as soon as possible after the job offer is made. For additional information regarding acceptable documents for this purpose, please contact Human Resources at 775.887.2103 or go to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services web page at www.ucis.gov.
Per NRS 281.574 this position has been determined to fall under the category as "Public Officer". Public Officer is defined as those persons serving in a position designated by NRS 281A.160 or 281A.182. Individuals are required to complete the "Nevada Acknowledgement of Ethical Standards for Public Officers" form, as well as file a "Financial Disclosure Statement" with the Nevada Secretary of State office.
Director For Library Services
Columbia Basin College ("CBC" or the "College") seeks a Director for Library Services who will serve as the lead administrator for the College's Library. The Director is responsible for strategic leadership, administrative supervision and outreach functions of library services. This position has supervisory responsibilities. The Director for Library Services reports to the Associate Dean for Library and Instructional Services.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled (First consideration closes December 26, 2018 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time)
Manage and oversee the administrative activities and operations of the main library in Pasco as well as the Health Sciences Library in Richland, including assessment of library services, making recommendations and implementing solutions for continuous improvement;
Provide student-centered, 21st century vision and dynamic leadership for integrated and innovative library services to enhance and support the curriculum, instruction and student success;
Supervise faculty and staff within the library, including but not limited to: fostering open and positive communication, supervise work load, provide training, evaluate performance, authorize leave, discipline and resolve conflicts;
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of new developments in 21st century library services and champion their use with students and faculty;
Supervise the acquisition, cataloging and utilization of the campus library collection, including electronic and digital resources;
Develop and recommend objectives, rules, regulations and policies for the libraries;
Prepare operating and capital budget requests and administer expenditures of the library's annual budget;
Assume a major role in the recruitment, selection, direction and evaluation of all full and part-time library staff in accordance with college policies and procedures, including disciplinary matters, where appropriate;
Provide status reports on activities within the department as requested and prepare annual reports for the Associate Dean for Library and Instructional Services reflecting department accomplishments, objectives for the following year, recommendations and suggestions;
Play a major role in planning new library buildings, alterations and remodeling of existing structures; oversee the facilities growth of the library;
Collaborate with faculty and academic deans to evaluate and improve the library collection and services; ensure the library is positioned to support an expanding curriculum and changing needs of the College, including support for baccalaureate programs;
Develop marketing strategies of library services that attract a diverse community of learners through presentations, social media outlets and maintaining the library website;
Lead the College's Open Education Resources initiative and use library services to support Guided Pathways for face-to-face, hybrid and online students;
Participate in campus-wide activities and committees and serve on community, regional and state committees and agencies, as requested, including but not limited to the Library Leadership Council;
Call and preside over regularly scheduled staff meetings and special meetings as needed;
Establish and maintain contact with counterparts at other colleges, post-secondary institutions and appropriate individuals at area high schools and other community organizations;
Administer, coordinate and provide supervision of any grants assigned to the department;
May teach with approval of the Vice President for Instruction; and
Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in Library Science from a regionally accredited college or university;
Experience in performing broad administrative responsibilities related to library services and/or instructional support; and
Two (2) years of supervisory/administrative experience supervising employees and/or students.
Departmental Management: Ability to effectively and efficiently manage a department including all related administrative and supervisory functions involving personnel and budget management;
Project Management: Manage projects by focusing attention on key priorities; valuate approaches, determine feasibility and adjust plan as needed; develop plans, coordinate projects and teams; communicate changes and progress; complete projects on time and on budget; perform well without direct supervision; do complex work independently; follow tasks through to completion;
Quality Management: Set clear quality requirements; measure key outcomes; improve processes, products and services;
Leadership: Lead by example, serve as appropriate role model to colleagues. Demonstrate confidence within area of expertise – promote a cooperative work environment. Ability to appropriately apply leadership techniques to motivate, develop and guide employees.
Conceptual Thinking: Have the ability to understand a situation or problem by identifying patterns or connections and addressing key underlying issues; use past professional or technical training and experience, creativity, inductive reasoning and intuitive processes to find potential solutions or valuable alternatives that may not be obviously related or easily identified; Think "outside the box";
Oral & Written Communication: Speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations; listen and get clarification; respond well to questions; demonstrate group presentation skills; participate in meetings; structure and convey information clearly and effectively through both formal and informal documents; review and edit written work constructively; ability to tailor to audience in mind;
Student Centered: Attention, interest, activities and efforts are centered upon the best interest of students; create and support an environment that enables learners to achieve their personal, academic and professional goals; provide courteous and helpful responses to all customers, whether they be students, general public or employees from another department;
Support for Diversity: Support initiatives of the district, colleges and divisions to expand the human qualities that differentiate our workforce and workplace; exemplify tenants of tolerance, acceptance and interest in different viewpoints, cultures and backgrounds and demand similar conduct of assigned staff and department;
Accountability: Accountable for own actions, decisions, errors, mistakes and/or failures to act when appropriate; accept responsibility when given, understand what duties employee is responsible for and can be counted upon to carry out those responsibilities; and
Teamwork: Demonstrate a willingness to work with, and help others in completing job assignments, the ability to accept constructive criticism, and to cooperate with fellow employees and supervisors.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position is available immediately and is a twelve (12) month per year, full-time position. This position is overtime exempt with general work hours of Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; however work hours may vary due to work demands and some evening and weekend work may be required.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
In the interest of providing a healthy, safe and secure educational and work environment, and in order to meet the requirements of federal legislation, it is the policy of Columbia Basin College to maintain an alcohol and drug-free workplace for our employees and students.
If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate authorization to work in this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986.
Columbia Basin College operates under an approved affirmative action plan and encourages applications from persons of color, women, veterans and persons of disability. The Human Resources Office is accessible to those with disabilities. If you need accommodation in application or employment, contact the Human Resources Office at (509) 542-4833.
Occasional need to lift at least 20 pounds;
Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time;
Frequent need for oral, written and auditory communication;
Occasional need for travel; and
Ability to work in a fast paced and sometimes stressful services environment.
Director Of Library & Cultural Services
Summary of Job Duties
The City of Aurora (CO) is "Worth Discovering!" Aurora seeks a positive, proactive Library and Cultural Services Director to continue to enhance the current exceptional work. The Library and Cultural Services Department are composed of two divisions – Library Services and Cultural Services – and provides 374,000 diverse city residents access to arts, culture, education, and entertainment.
Main offices for both are located at the Aurora Central Library. Reporting to the Deputy City Manager and working closely with a seven-member appointed Advisory Library Board and the Cultural Affairs Commission, this Director will lead a committed staff of 88 FTE, manage a $9.6 million annual budget, serve ten library locations, work with several Cultural Arts Programs, and collaborate with City Departments, the Friends of the Library and other stakeholders to accomplish the 2016-2020 Cultural Plan and the Library's 2016-2020 Strategic Plan. Key opportunities include exploring alternative funding sources, designing library services and programs to support inclusivity and diversity, and developing programs designed to recruit and retain stellar staff.
Aurora is Colorado's third largest city offering 300+ days of sunshine and many recreations and cultural amenities. Reaching into Arapahoe, Adams, and Douglas counties, Aurora is governed by a council/manager form of government emphasizing livable, full-service neighborhoods with tree-lined streets, open prairies and majestic mountain views.
Aurora's quality of life is enhanced by four school districts and twelve higher learning campuses. The city's annual Aurora Scholars program honors a student in every grade. Too, Aurora is minutes from the Denver International Airport and is home to a vibrant business environment.
Situated on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains, Aurora is a gateway to all Colorado has to offer. For more on the City, the Library and Cultural Services Department, and the region visit Aurora Links.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities. This position provides supervision and direction of the City's Library and Cultural Services functions.
This position plans, coordinates, administers and directs the operations of this department which include, but are not limited to, budgeting, staffing, capital improvements, planning, and representing the City of Aurora. This position provides the highest levels of customer service by fostering positive relationships with internal and external customers and city leadership. The position directs the Aurora Public Library system, the City's Poet Laureate program under the Library's advisory board, and the City's cultural services programs; including the Aurora History Museum and the Aurora Fox Arts Center. For the complete position description, see Director, Library and Cultural Services.
Qualifications. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
The hiring department may include job related experience, training, education or license and certification preferences at the time of recruitment. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: (1) an MLS/MLIS from an accredited program; (2) five years of library leadership/management experience in the operation of a medium to large municipal library preferably with some Cultural Services aspect; and (3) three years supervisory experience at a senior management level. The successful candidate will also demonstrate visionary leadership skills, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to build productive relationships through political acumen and effectiveness, promote collaborative partnerships through civic engagement, and a thorough knowledge of current trends, technologies and "best practices" for library and cultural services.
Compensation. The starting salary range is $127,816 – 159,748 with placement dependent on qualifications. A competitive benefits package is included.
For further information, please visit Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Jobeth Bradbury. This position will close March 3, 2019.
Director Of Development, Library
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Director of Development, Library
February 12, 2019
Open until filled
Link to Apply Online:
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Director of Development, Library (JID 8132)
Full Time / $90000 - $98004/yr.
CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity.
CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year.
The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university.
The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.
About the Division
The mission of University Advancement is to grow the resources, reputation and relationships of the university.
The division oversees marketing and communications, development and all fundraising programs, alumni relations, government and community relations, university events, Radio Station 88.5, and the CSUN Foundation, which manages all philanthropic assets of the university.
About the Department
The Development Department is comprised of a collaborative team of professionals working in an engaging and fast paced environment to increase CSUN's reputation, relationships and resources through its annual giving programs, campus development programs and major gifts, and gift planning. CSUN has made growing its visibility, reputation and philanthropic support an institutional priority, so this is an opportunity to join a team that is experiencing growth in its resources and results.
Under general supervision, the Director of Development for CSUN's Delmar T. Oviatt Library reports directly to the Assistant Vice President of Development, in partnership with the Dean of the Library and professional colleagues, and is responsible for designing and implementing a strong, proactive program to secure major gifts from a portfolio of approximately 125 major gift prospects and donors, including alumni, parents, friends, corporations, and foundations.
As a member of the University Advancement team, the incumbent is responsible for working in consistent alignment with the "Fundraising at CSUN" guidelines and works collaboratively with the Dean, faculty and volunteers in priority areas and with Advancement colleagues and key administrators in support of initiatives that may be university-wide; identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards major gifts of $25,000 or more by making at least 120 donor visits; submits at least 20 well-positioned solicitations of $25,000 or more; and closes at least 5 major gift commitments valued at $25,000 for a total to be determined on an annual basis; oversees and organizes special cultivation and fundraising events for the College; fosters a culture of philanthropy among staff and volunteers and collaborates closely with the Dean to ensure staff and volunteer involvement in all development efforts; maintains a culture of communication within the college, Advancement division, donors and volunteers; and ensures best practices and procedures are followed related to data management and prospect management. Performs other duties as assigned.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a job-related field. Master's degree preferred. Equivalent to five years of progressively responsible professional/administrative experience, with two (2) of the five years in a managerial role, preferably in higher education fundraising and/or prior professional experience in a related field such as sales, marketing or business development.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Proven skills in developing sophisticated strategies in planning, implementing and administering complex major gift solicitations and/or other solicitations of a similar nature, level and complexity. Thorough knowledge of gift vehicles, including planned, capital and principal gifts, gifts-in-kind, and grants to secure philanthropic funds.
Strong documented record of gifts solicited and closed in the special and major gifts range and/or solicitations of a similar nature, level and complexity. Experience in making cold calls and resilience in dealing with initial resistance and rejection. Familiarity with prospect screening activities and applications.
Persuasive oral and written communication skills to prepare and present solicitation strategies, proposals and other marketing materials. Strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with faculty, deans and volunteers, and to motivate colleagues, volunteers and donors. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and multi-phase projects simultaneously from inception to completion.
Skilled in databases, office software and fundraising databases. Well-developed organizational skills, focus and a goal-oriented temperament, with a high level of drive and energy; able to exercise initiative and accept responsibility to work proactively and with minimum supervision. Demonstrated skill in problem solving and using judgment in situations requiring independent initiative and tact. High degree of professionalism.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE is: $90,000- $98,004 per year, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position. Additionally, the person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
How To Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: http://bit.ly/HRCSUN link and must attach a cover letter that addresses the qualifications above and a current resume, including names of three professional references. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.
Applications received through March 1, 2019 will be considered in the initial review and review will continue until position is filled.
For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.
Associate Dean And Director Of The Texas Tech University School Of Law Library
Associate Dean and Director of the
Texas Tech University School of Law Library
Texas Tech University School of Law
Texas Tech University School of Law invites applications for Associate Dean and Director of the Law Library. The Associate Dean and Director is a fully engaged member of the Law School community and the principal architect of the Library's engagement within the Law School.
The Associate Dean and Director serves as the Law Library chief administrative officer, ensuring broad and deep support of the research, educational, and information needs of the faculty, students, and staff at Texas Tech University School of Law. The Associate Dean and Director is also a tenure-track faculty position in the School of Law, with rank to be determined commensurate with experience.
The Law Library's primary mission is to support the curricular and scholarly activities of the faculty and students at the Law School.
The Library has 5 full-time professional librarians (including the Director) and 6 full-time and 1 part-time support staff members.
The 47,000 square foot library houses a collection that includes 780,000 volumes and equivalents and 640,000 titles.
The Associate Dean and Director has broad responsibility for managing all aspects of the operation of the Law Library including: collection development and management; personnel management; supervising implementation and maintenance of library technology; advising the Dean on the Library budget and implementing the budget once approved; and instituting new procedures as conditions warrant. The Associate Dean and Director is responsible, in collaboration with the Dean and faculty, for establishing and implementing both technological and traditional methods of information to support the research and curricular needs of faculty and students. The Associate Dean and Director also manages the physical space of the library to preserve and enhance its central role in the life of the Law School.
Candidates must have a JD degree from an ABA approved law school and an MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution plus substantial experience in library administration with at least seven years of progressively responsible experience working in a law library. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to manage a complex organization, including planning, goal-setting, budget and financial management, and supervisory and human relations skills; an understanding of the innovative and enhanced role law libraries play in legal education; a history of outstanding service to all parts of a law school; the ability to work in a collaborative environment that fosters cross-departmental endeavors to advance the goals of the Law School.
Preferred candidates will have a strong record of scholarship, as well as experience building and delivering courses and strong records as teachers. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.
Texas Tech University, located in Lubbock, Texas, is a state-supported National Research University with an enrollment that exceeds 38,000 students. The law school has approximately 445 students and 42 full-time faculty members.
The law school is an integral part of the University and offers 10 dual-degree programs with other Texas Tech schools and colleges. The Lubbock metropolitan area is home to almost 300,000 people, enjoys affordable housing, abundant sunshine, friendly people, and offers easy access to other parts of the country. For more information, visit our website at www.law.ttu.edu.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.
Please submit your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references electronically to the attention of the chair of the Personnel Committee, Professor Stephen Black, at the Texas Tech Jobs website careers.texastech.edu, or at www.workattexastech.com. Please reference Requisition Number 16466BR.
You may contact Professor Black directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until March 8, 2019.
Library Associate - Fort Myers Regional Library
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Lee County Library System, a dynamic, forward thinking organization, is offering enthusiastic, community-minded candidates the opportunity to become a part of the team at the Fort Myers Regional Library. As a Library Associate, you will assist library users in the use of library resources and provide general information about library services. The successful candidate will be imaginative, team-oriented, dedicated, and customer service driven with a strong commitment to providing excellent library service and will have the ability to relate positively to a diverse population.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide prompt and courteous customer service to patrons of diverse ages and backgrounds.
Assist library patrons with reference and readers' advisory questions using both print and virtual materials.
Assist library patrons with electronic resources and internet use.
Assist in the development and maintenance of the branch collection of materials.
Assist with library programs.
Supervise staff and/or volunteers
Operate a variety of equipment such as computers, self-check machines, photocopiers, and cash registers.
Education, Experience, Licensing:
Requires a combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate's Degree or specialized courses/training equivalent to satisfactory completion of two years of college and two years customer service experience.
Prefer a Bachelor's degree or four (4) years of post secondary education.
Prefer more than one year related library experience.
Spanish speaking is a plus.
Exceptional communication skills is preferred.
Ability to deliver an exemplary customer experience is preferred.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team is preferred.
Ability to relate positively to a diverse population, including children, teens, and speakers of languages other than English.
Ability to bend, stretch, sit and stand for long periods of time.
Ability to lift and carry objects up to 35 lbs.
The County may require employees to make either a temporary, or long-term, permanent transfer to another library location to accommodate the organization's business needs.
This position requires 40 Hours Bi-Weekly; hours and days will vary to include evenings, Saturdays and some Sundays
EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergencyas needed. During an Emergency, employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens
DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this classification. All positions are subject to a criminal background check. A conviction in and of itself may not necessarily preclude employment.
Library Assistant - Culture And History - Kanawha Co.
Nature of Work
Department of Arts, Culture and History - Kanawha Co. Under general direction of the Director of Archives and History, the Library Assistant will inform and guide patrons in complying with archives library security and preservation rules and policies in order to maintain the security and preservation of the library's collections.
Candidate will provide customer service to patrons by photocopying items and collecting payment for photocopies and other items sold by the library, and by providing guidance and assistance to library patrons engaged in genealogical or historical research. Candidate opens the library reading room to the public and closes the reading room at a designated time each day; greets, enforces security and preservation rules, policies and procedures; observes patrons using the library. Candidate provides guidance and assistance to patrons engaged in historical genealogical research by telephone, email and in person, or refers patrons to proper staff specialist.
Candidate collects and records payment of statutory fees for specific documents; and collects and records payment for items sold by the library. Payments may be made by cash, check or credit/debit card; assist with clerical aspects of library operations, library cataloging and processing of collections; maintain adequate supply of library forms, handouts, pencils. Duties in the library reading room including filling the photocopier toner as needed.
A successful criminal background check may be a condition of employment. Performs additional duties as assigned.
Click the APPLY Link to Apply Online. Do not use a paper application unless you cannot apply online. If you must use a paper application due to disability or other valid reason, please call our office 304-558-3950 (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM) for special instructions.
IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete.
You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter "See Resume" on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section. NOTE: Jobs on your application that do not have a salary amount will be considered volunteer and will NOT be counted as qualifying. Estimate salary if necessary.
This announcement is for one or more specific vacancies and only applies to the location(s) indicated. Your application will remain active for this job for 180 days or until the job is filled.
Application for this job does not automatically qualify you for other positions. Be sure to submit your application for each position of interest. To receive an email notice anytime jobs in this or other categories are posted, you may choose to complete a Job Interest Card from the slide-out menu located at the top left of our Job Opportunities page.
As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training. Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false and incomplete information, or discovery of disqualifying information will result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.
Training: Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Substitution: Full-time or equivalent part-time paid or volunteer experience in technical or general library work may substitute for the above training on a year-for-year basis.
- DETAILS OF RELATED EXPERIENCE MUST BE SHOWN IN THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION OF YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION*
ATTENTION: To be considered for this job opportunity, all required verifications of post-high school education, training, licensure, Veteran's preference points, etc. must be submitted to the WV Division of Personnel before the closing date listed above.
Verification of education must be in the form of a legible copy of your OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. Unofficial transcripts will NOT be accepted. If you are claiming Veteran's preference, a copy of your DD214 and/or Veteran's letters must be submitted at the time of application.
NO APPLICATIONS OR SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE. Therefore, please note that you will not be considered for this vacancy without required verification documents. Four options are available for submitting this information.
Applicants may attach documents to the online application, provide documents via email to email@example.com, FAX 304-957-0396, or mail to: Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305.
Administrative And Library Purchasing Assistant
About Curry College:
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs.
Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds.
Under the direction of the Levin Library Director, the Administrative and Library Purchasing Assistant is responsible for the coordination of overall office support functions of the Levin Library. The Administrative and Library Purchasing Assistant is also responsible for coordinating library materials and supplies purchasing, book and electronic acquisitions (including ordering, receiving, and updating orders in the Banner system), as well as communicating with vendors on a variety of products and services.
Establish and sustain positive and productive working relationships across college departments to further library goals and institutional goals.
Serve as the general coordinator for events and assist with event planning and execution; including but not limited to: room reservations, catering coordination, coordinate with Institutional Advancement on invitation publication / dissemination, publicity, track RSVPs for Library events and conferences, and aid with planning the Library Retreat.
Provide general administrative support including but not limited to; responding to phone inquiries; recording, disseminating and archive library departmental and collection management meeting minutes; maintain library conference room and other library teaching space reservation requests. Maintain Levin Library calendar and library faculty and staff Vacation/Time Off records in Outlook and Excel, respectively.
Assist with Survey construction, dissemination, and data collection utilizing programs such as Qualtrics, as requested.
Generate reports, correspondence and forms of a confidential nature using PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
Coordinate the general care and maintenance on office equipment such as multi-function printers, computers, and telephones.
Coordinate with various departments (Buildings and Grounds, Finance, Provost's office) regarding floor plan design and layout, furniture inventory and design as necessary.
Coordinate, complete or assist with all departmental mailings handled both internally and externally (mail merge of letters, printing, stuffing, mailing, etc.)
Budget Preparation and Assessment:
Assist Library Director in preparation and maintenance of Operating and Capital Budget by maintaining timely, accurate records of utilization for the department.
Monitor budget balance in Banner, and provide updates as requested.
Assists library staff with budget related inquiries.
Reconciles Banner entries with expenditure spreadsheets.
Conduct a Year End reconciliation of the budget.
Purchasing / Acquisitions:
Gain working knowledge of library resource purchasing workflow in relation to library and enterprise management systems, and external vendors.
Support librarians with purchase requests / orders and communication with vendors. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to preparation and processing of all purchase requisitions, and placing orders with vendor once a purchase order has been assigned by Finance.
Maintain accurate records of all shipments and deliveries. Responsibilities include maintaining a log of all orders and deliveries in Banner as shipments arrive, as well as tracking order and delivery details on expenditure spreadsheets, and submitting invoice to Finance for payment.
Collaborate with the Collection Management Group to create and build efficient workflow recommendations and procedures. This includes but is not limited to; attending monthly meetings to assist librarians with budget-related inquiries and present encumbered totals to the group as well as preparing reports to Collection Manager the percentage of budget spent by December 1 and February 1.
Inventory and order office and event supplies, and equipment for the Department as needed.
Complete acquisitions processing, including but not limited to, electronic subscription renewal records in Alma, the library management system. Aid in the development of a sustainable workflow which integrates information from both paper records and different share drive folders
Serve as liaison to both internal and external contacts. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to; coordinating book orders and other library materials through YBP and various individual publishers, resolving both internal and external inquiries, requesting quotes from vendors, and communicating with Vendors / Librarians regarding late / missing items.
Maintain, and keep current, invoices, vendor contact info, statistics, and related acquisitions documentation in Alma.
Aid librarians in resource evaluation by retrieving and curating usage statistics reports from vendors, aggregating faculty feedback on relevance to current curriculum gathered by librarian liaisons, and other determinants of cost effectiveness including cost per usage/FTE.
Assist Library Tech team with periodic data management projects involving vendors and technical infrastructure, such as usage evidenced through Alma, to enable the library to know more about its functions and services and their use by the Curry community.
Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director.
Bachelor's degree in a related field.
A minimum of two to five years office administration experience with knowledge of accounting concepts, acquisition activities, and library functions.
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with a variety of individuals.
Demonstrable computing skills and efficiency utilizing complex computing applications on the systems and programs of College's choice; currently by way of example, Microsoft Office Suite. Able to learn new technology.
Ability to follow-up, follow-through, multi-task, set priorities and adhere to deadlines.
- Experience with and interest in libraries and library processes and services highly desired.
- A minimum of two to five years of office administration experience, preferably in a college setting with proven technical abilities across a variety or complex software systems, relational databases, and web-based programs. Banner a Plus.
At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.
Please apply online at http://www.curry.edu/about-curry/employment/job-opportunities.html for consideration. Interested Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.
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