Library Director Job Description Sample
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The Board of Trustees of the Westchester Public Library, Chesterton, Indiana is seeking a progressive and energetic new Library Director. The Director reports to a 7 member Board of Trustees. An ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS is required. Minimum of 6 years professional experience also required. Candidates must obtain an Indiana Library Certification LC1. Candidates should possess strong customer service orientation, be personable, collaborative and creative, with a positive disposition and good humor.
The library district is a merged town-township district located on the southern shore of Lake Michigan 46 miles from Chicago serving the towns of Chesterton, Porter, Burns Harbor and Dune Acres. Recently the Town of Chesterton was named as the top place in Indiana to escape by Expedia. Located within the district is an ArcelorMittal steel making facility, the Indiana Dunes State Park and parts of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
The population of the library district is 20,000, the 2018 operating budget is $3.4 M, and the staff is 45 FTE. The library operates two circulating library outlets, a service center containing technical services, an adult learning center and a public meeting room. The library also operates the Westchester Township History Museum. The library website is www.wpl.lib.in.us.
Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 plus benefits. Job description and essential functions available upon request. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Apply by March 31, 2018. Closes when filled.
Send cover letter, 3 professional references, and résumé to:
The population of the library district is 20,000, the 2018 operating budget is $3.4 M, and the staff is 45 FTE. The library operates two circulating library outlets, a service center containing technical services, an adult learning center and a public meeting room. The library also operates the Westchester Township History Museum. The library website is www.wpl.lib.in.us.
Director Of Library Services
Director of Library Services Carroll University Classification: Library- Full Time Report To: Provost Description: Carroll University seeks an experienced and visionary leader to collaborate with the University community in positioning the Todd Wehr Memorial Library for ongoing excellence in supporting student success. The successful candidate for this position will be deeply knowledgeable about emerging technologies and will use that understanding as a foundation for leading the library toward a new vision of serving current and future needs of Carroll's undergraduate and graduate students.The Director's responsibilities comprise half of this position; the Director will also serve as a professional librarian.
• Provide vision and leadership for the library in support of the University's mission and goals.• Plan, develop, and deliver high quality library services that are accessible to allundergraduate and graduate students.• Establish a process of ongoing review, assessment and improvement of library programs,resources and services that will evolve along with student needs and expectations.• Develop an effective and collaborative leadership team within the library.• Collaborate with the directors of the university's academic and student support services to leverage strengths and expand opportunities to address student needs.• Manage the library's operations with a focus on ongoing improvements within a stable but not expansive budgetary context.• Oversee budget and operations to ensure the quality and integrity of all processes.• Coordinate the library's Access Services functions, including personnel, policies, and procedures.
• Demonstrate knowledge of current and emerging technologies in library services, information technology and information literacy.• Ability to leverage new technologies to develop a vision and new strategies to support changing student needs.• Experience in meeting the diverse needs of stakeholders.• Strong collaborative and communication skills• Demonstrated understanding of program and service trends that support academic success.• Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.
Education and Experience: • Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association• A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional librarian and managerial experience, within a college or university library. Preference will be given to candidates with experience at smaller universities who understand the dual demands of a working librarian and director• Demonstrated budget management and effective stewardship of resources.Job #1718-042 Please reference job #1718-042 and submit cover letter and resume to: Human Resources Carroll University100 N. East Avenue Waukesha, WI 53186 Carroll University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran's status in administration of programs or in the employment of faculty and staff. EOE
Director Of Library And Media Services
Position: Director of Library and Media Services
- Master’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in library science
- At least two years’ full-time experience working as a Library Director at the secondary or postsecondary level
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the college’s faculty, staff, and students
- Ability to effectively communicate (orally and in writing) with faculty, staff, students, and the public
- Ability to work flexible evenings, weekend and days
- Ability to travel
- Demonstrated understanding, sensitivity and commitment to meeting the needs of the diverse ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic, and disability background of the student and community population
Salary Schedule Placement: Appropriate placement on Salary Schedule D1 ($39,600-$77,432) based on years of applicable experience)
Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible after the closing date.
• The Director of Library and Media Services coordinates and implements the day-to-day operations of the
• College’s comprehensive library program which supports the mission and goals of the college and the
• needs of its administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
Essential Job Functions:
- Provide a quality collection of materials in a variety of formats that meet the needs of the faculty, staff and students.
- Provide supervision and leadership for library staff, including, planning, training, implementing, and evaluating both operations and staff in accordance with sound educational practice and accrediting agency requirements.
- Provide complex, technical library operations; including acquisitions, accounting, cataloging, processing, withdrawals of materials, management of Internet resources and related areas requiring technical expertise.
- Serve in a leadership position to develop and implement the library’s mission goals and objectives.
- Develop a policy for acquisitions of library materials and equipment.
- Keep faculty, administrative staff, and students informed of acquisitions through bulletins listing new holdings.
- Instruct faculty in the effective use of library services and facilities.
- Recommend appointment and evaluation of staff members for the library.
- Develop and conduct in-service training programs and workshops.
- Assist in the development of the library budget.
- Participate in professional organizations and activities; serve on faculty and college-wide committees.
- Assure the library environment is pleasant with resources and services that are easily accessible.
- Encourage staff development by providing opportunity for staff to attend job related workshops and conferences.
- Provide an annual report of library services, circulation, goals and activities to the Vice President.
Applicants should apply at www.lawsonstate.edu or by contacting the Office of Human Resources at 205-929-3408 or firstname.lastname@example.org.All application materials will become the property of the College. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure his or her application packet is complete. Only applications received during the period of this announcement will be considered. No previous application files will be transferred for consideration of this position.
A complete application packet consists of:
- A signed cover letter of application relevant to the position
- Online application
- A current resume
- A copy of all postsecondary transcripts identifying the applicant, institution, and date degree conferred. If employed, all official transcripts must be received in the Office of Human Resources prior to the employment start date.
Applicants who fail to submit a complete application packet will not be considered.
Before an offer is made, the applicant must provide the following: Employment verification letter(s) from a current or previous employer detailing all relevant experience. Employment verification letters must include employment dates and job title and be on official letterhead with an authorized personnel signature. Work experience verification from a current employer may be delayed until an official offer of employment has been made. Applicants must submit a written request to delay submission of work experience verification from a current employer. More than one position in the same job classification may be filled from the applicants for this position should another vacancy occur during the search process.
EEOC, E-VERIFY, AND BACKGROUND CHECK STATEMENTS:
Applicants must adhere to the College's prescribed interview schedule and must travel at their own expense. The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to awarding.
It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.
• Lawson State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants upon request.
• In accordance with Alabama Community College System Policy and Guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check. Lawson State Community College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-verify). E-verify electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security.
• Lawson State Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Director Of Library
The Hays Public Library Board of Directors invites applications for an enthusiastic, confident, visionary, community-minded leader as its next Director. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership and advocacy skills, exhibit a clear vision and commitment to community engagement, interact with elected and appointed officials, while articulating and advocating the Library’s programs and strategic direction. The candidate will provide sound fiscal management, promote proactive leadership in technology integration, and foster collaborative relationships within the Library, throughout the community, and among all Library constituents.
- Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program preferred
- Five years of experience demonstrating a broad knowledge of librarianship
- Three years of supervisory experience
To see the full job description, please visit our website at hayslibrary.org/jobs.
Associate Dean For Information Resources/Law Library Director
Position Purpose The Associate Dean for Information Resources is responsible for the operation
, programs, collections, and services of the law library. The Associate Dean works with the Dean of the law school, the faculty, and the university administration to ensure that the law library is in compliance with applicable accreditation standards. As a member of the full-time law faculty, the Associate Dean teaches, engages in scholarship, serves on faculty and university committees, and represents the law school in external activities related to the library and the law school. # Job Functions
Job Function Recruits and makes hiring recommendations concerning candidates for library professional staff positions
. Evaluates performance of professional staff. Hires candidates for approved support staff positions. Maintains regular communication with library staff and assists staff members in their professional development.
Job Function Plans and implements library services and programs
, including instructional services and research assistance for faculty, students, and other library patrons. In consultation with the Dean of the law school, determines appropriate hours of library operation.
Job Function In consultation with the Dean of the law school and the law faculty
, plans and implements development of the library’s information resources. Maintains statistical information concerning law library resources and operations. Completes statistical reports as appropriate.
Job Function Works with university computing services to provide appropriate technological resources for the library
Job Function Teaches academic courses in the law school and serves on faculty and university committees
Job Function Engages in scholarly pursuits such as writing and speaking
, and represents the law library and the law school at various external meetings and activities. # POSTING TEXT ## Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Significant professional experience in library administration. Significant management experience.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well with diverse constituencies. Teaching experience and demonstrated ability to engage in scholarly pursuits at a high level.
Experience Significant experience in law library administration and in teaching
.L.S. or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school and J.D. or equivalent from an ABA-accredited law school are required.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions Sedentary work
. Occasionally requires standing, lifting, pulling, pushing, carrying and climbing, reaching both high and low. Frequently requires walking and balancing. Constantly requires sitting, repetitious finger and wrist movement, speaking clearly, hearing conversations, hearing (with acuity), seeing near and far with depth perception and color vision.
Additional Information While completing the application
, applicants will be asked to respond to Belmont’s mission, vision, and values statements, articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to function in support of these statements and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy. An electronic copy of your CV, application letter and a list of at least three professional references with contact information must be attached in order to complete the online application process. Position Title: Associate Dean for Information Resources/Law Library Director
Posting date:* 04/27/2017 Job Type: Full Time Tenure Track
Internal Job Category:* Tenure Track
Clark County Public Library, located in Springfield, Ohio between Dayton and Columbus, is seeking a Library Director to manage and direct a library staff of 82 (60 FTE), oversee the Main Library, four branches, and Outreach services. Due to the retirement of the current director, the Board of Trustees is seeking an experienced administrator with a proven record of fiscal management and community involvement.
The successful applicant will have an excellent knowledge of current best practices and an exciting vision of what libraries can be to their communities. Clark County offers award-winning parks and recreation programs, high-caliber arts and culture amenities including a performing arts center, a summer music festival, its own symphony orchestra, the Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House, and a Smithsonian-affiliate art museum. The community offers a rich and diverse cultural life and is home to Wittenberg University and Clark State Community College.
CCPL is a county district library with an annual operating budget of $7 million, serves a population of approximately 130,000 and has a circulation of one million items per year. The majority of the library's funds (56%) comes from the state PLF, with local property tax accounting for 40% of the budget and miscellaneous sources accounting for the other 4%. Qualifications include an MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution, five (5) years of public library management experience, and demonstrated experience in library administration, supervision, budget management, strategic planning, and technical resources. Practical knowledge of facilities management and issues surrounding digital services is desirable.
At least two (2) years of experience as a Director in a comparable setting is strongly preferred. Minimum salary is $95,000, additional dependent upon experience, and a competitive benefits package. Relocation incentives are available.
Job description and essential functions available upon request. Qualified applicants shouldsend a descriptive cover letter outlining how you meet the qualifications and essential abilities, and a resume with three work related references to: Library Director Search Committee, Clark County Public Library, P.O.
Box 1080, Springfield, Ohio, 45501-1080, or apply via email to mtorokccpl.lib.oh.us . Official graduate school transcripts and a completed CCPL Employment Application will be required of any candidate under final consideration. Background check required prior to employment. Review of applications begins February 20.
Open until filled. Clark County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employerand provider of services Library Journal Job Zone. Keywords: Library Director, Location: Springfield, OH - 45502
Director Of Library And Academic Support Services
Henry Ford College (HFC) is a comprehensive public college located in Dearborn, Michigan that serves 19,042 students annually. Founded in 1938, it continues to be dedicated to preparing students for a rapidly changing world and workplace by offering more than 120 associate degree, career and university transfer programs and a Bachelor Degree in Science in Culinary & Hospitality Studies.
Henry Ford College offers competitive compensation packages including comprehensive benefits for full-time faculty, administrative, and staff positions. Please see collective bargaining agreements for details at https://hr.hfcc.edu/employee-groups . JOB TITLE Director of Library and Academic Support Services JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY The Director of Library and Academic Support Services is responsible for transforming the Eshleman Library into a twenty-first century teaching library, creating a space for community college learners to experience individual and collective knowledge-gathering. The Director appreciates and understands how community college learners use information and works to enhance students' ability to access knowledge through various tools and approaches to learning.
The Director possesses an awareness of how diversity and cultural inclusion enhances teaching and learning; advocates for under-served learners; and, aspires to design a library that helps to achieve these values. The Director facilitates and oversees the gathering of information and provides leadership in strategic planning processes, including budget development and management. The Director also coordinates national assessment and accreditation reporting, contracts, budgetary analysis, library design and long-range planning.
The Director hires, reviews, and manages staff but also encourages professional development, assisting with the best practices for the teaching of information literacy. The Director collaborates creatively with other disciplines and programs to present students with interdisciplinary learning opportunities to achieve shared-student success. The Director supports the students' need to make connections between course knowledge and their prospective careers by seeking partnerships with local corporations and cultural institutions, such as museums and philanthropic organizations.
Further, the Director participates in fundraising initiatives and fosters partnerships with community and college libraries, the Dearborn/ Metro-Detroit community, and professional networks and consortia. In addition, the Director provides administrative vision and leadership for growing and improving Academic Support Services, including a large and effective Learning Lab, Tutorial Services and other resources that enhance student learning beyond the classroom. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Master of Library Science (or equivalent) from an ALA accredited institution Minimum of five (5) years of experience in academic library management Experience in library stakeholder development.
Demonstrate knowledge of innovative library systems and the ability to evaluate, implement, and manage multiple sophisticated inter-operating technologies for increased ease of library user access and efficient management of resources. Knowledge of library compliance regulations. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive student and patron records.
Ability to maintain and develop campus, community, statewide, and national presence within the field, providing HFC with continued outreach to the broader communities served. Ability to resolve problems and complaints, and develops solutions. Knowledge of ALA accepted professional standards.
Demonstrate the ability to communicate complex information regarding library systems and academic service, related policies, and procedures to faculty, staff, students, and other stakeholders. Demonstrate administrative skills that reflect good judgment and discretion. Demonstrate project planning, management, and completion; time management; and priority setting skills.
Illustrate significant and sustained library, management, strategic planning and assessment, and administrator experience. Exemplify broad knowledge of educational pedagogy and the needs of underprepared students. Understand and acknowledge the individual and interrelated roles of libraries and learning centers at the community college level.
Demonstrate strong computing skills and knowledge of current technology trends and their application in a library setting. Knowledge of creating and maintaining departmental budgets. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience in higher education library architecture, planning, and design preferred.
Experience with Innovative /Sierra or a comparable system preferred.
Experience in library and/or organizational fundraising preferred.
Experience with multiple layer systems for discovery, assessment, serials management, collection development, and fund systems such as Summon Intota preferred.
Experience with LibGuides, mobile devices, and social networking tools preferred.
Experience with profiled acquisitions preferred.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES Develops, Implements and Manages Strategic Planning for Eshleman Library Establishes, implements and manages a vision, mission and continuous strategic planning for the library.
Demonstrates a deep understanding of information literacy, critical thinking, and the national frameworks that guide academic library services. Advocates for and represent the Library within and beyond the College's learning community. Creates a space that provides an inviting atmosphere conducive to student learning and ensure that collections are stored and accessible for all users.
Provides management and vision for space maintenance, planning, design, etc. as applied to the building, furnishings, and technological capacities. Develops, creates, implements, and evaluates an annual library budget, acknowledging benchmark, accreditation, user needs, and funding. Implements policies and procedures for library operations, and assess their overall effectiveness to ensure that best practices are incorporated to meet the College's strategic goals.
Ensures that the College is in compliance with regulatory, legal, administrative, collectively bargained, contractual, and procedural and security standards applicable to assigned operations. Supports stakeholder input, long and short-term project management, assessment and reporting plans, information literacy, and future planning.
Through collaborative development, provides structure to library staffing teams, empowering employee growth, ownership, and creativity in problem solving.
Involves the Faculty Library Committee in regular reporting updates and current library innovations. Guides the development of a fundraising improvement plan for long-range redevelopment of services with an awareness of the College's changing needs. Gives presentations to employees and supervisors.
Works with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, faculty and staff to create assessment, benchmark, accreditation, reporting and other appropriate documentation to quantify activities of the library and demonstrate continuous improvement. Serves on College and departmental committees related to Library objectives. Serves on library organization boards and committees to further knowledge of the library field and advance library issues.
Oversees Management of Public Outreach and Research, Collection Management Services, and Circulation and Systems Creates a climate in which direct reports can be productive, grow professionally and meet the needs of the College. Identifies and recommends appropriate professional development to advance knowledge and expertise in the area as needed. Through library staffing teams, manages all operations in the Library on a day-to-day basis with primary mission pointing toward meeting or exceeding the strategic outcome goals put in place each year.
Facilitates development of accurate and current job descriptions, interviewing, onboarding procedures, and training of new incoming staff in coordination with teams and shared current expectations of library services. Facilitates the development of library-wide policies and procedures to guide cross-functional empowerment, flexibility, and continuous consistency in teaching and research services. Supervises, and appraises Library staff, including full-and part-time librarians and support staff on a daily basis, ensuring all promote a positive learning environment.
Secure substitutes when needed. Empowers the development of support staff to hire, train, evaluate, award, and develop training for student worker cadre with general oversight. Conducts regular meetings with staff and participate in the Faculty Library Committee in order to promote the mission of the Library.
Addresses issues with attendance of library staff. Facilitates student employee problem solving when needed. Leads the strategic planning for collection resource management and empower library staff with the ability to collect, assess, evaluate, order, and manage the plan.
Provides guidance to professional staff when necessary. Prepares training manuals, annual report, committee reporting, presentations, marketing, outreach, and other materials as needed in conjunction with staff, faculty, and public requests. Develops the policies and procedures for support staff who provide the collection of fines and other library fees.
Manages the development of multilayer library automation software including library management system, discovery layer system, interlibrary loan functions, consortia online reference systems, research guides systems, etc. Facilitates the library's participation in MelCat, the statewide inter-library loan service. Serves as one liaison with service vendors for library photocopiers, print management system, and microfilm readers.
Develops office equipment plans and provide employees with necessary expertise so they are able address routine daily equipment maintenance needs. Provides regular reporting to the Vice President of Academics in measuring student success and retention for students using library services. Serves on library and campus committees.
Represents the College and the Library on National, State and regional professional Library organizations. Monitors staff processing of student-worker timecards. Works with College committees, departments, schools, and the community to insure Library research resources, teaching sessions, outreach programming, and facilities management align with college-wide student and teaching success, goals and initiatives, including serving the community.
Prepares, assesses, analyzes, and submits national, state, professional, community, and college reports and assessments multiple times per year. Researches, provides and encourages professional development opportunities for Library staff. Provides Vision and Administrative Leadership for Academic Support Services Collaborates with the Coordinator to establish, implement and manage a vision, mission and continuous strategic planning for the Learning Lab.
Maintains and/or expands tutorial services as determined to be beneficial to students in specific courses and/or programs. Identifies, develops, implements and manages additional academic support services such as supplemental instruction, peer mentoring, computer-enhanced self-paced learning, production and curating of tutorial podcasts (akin to Kahn Academy), etc. Provides administrative support for other academic support resources such as the Writing Center.
Perform other Duties as Assigned Additional Information: For applicants viewing this ad from an external site, please go to https://hr.hfcc.edu/ and click the "Jobs" link to apply. For further information about HFC, please visit us at www.hfcc.edu or on Facebook,www.hfcc.edu/facebook, Twitter, www.twitter.com/hfcc, LinkedIn, http://www.linkedin.com/company/henry-ford-college.
As a comprehensive community college with a diverse student population, we are excited that you are considering career opportunities at Henry Ford College Our Process: Because we are invested in making the best selection of talent for each and every position here at the College, resumes and credentials from all professional applicants for full-time positions are reviewed by a committee especially chosen for each opening. The committee determines the applicants it will interview (not all can be interviewed because as many as 200 persons may express an interest in a typical opening). The committee then makes a recommendation to the appropriate chief administrative officer, who conducts additional interviews before making recommendations to the President.
The President conducts further interviews before a recommendation is made to the Board of Trustees. This procedure often spans several weeks after the established application deadline. Please be patient as you may not be contacted immediately.
If you have questions regarding the use of the HFC Career Site, please email hrhfcc.edu . Detroit Free Press. Keywords: Director of Academic Services, Location: Dearborn, MI - 48126
CITY OF FLAGSTAFF Northern Arizona's Employer of Choice Grant Specialist $21.2924 - $22.5694 Per Hour DOE • Full Time; FLSA Non-Exempt; Tenure & Benefit Eligible Vacancy : 006-18, Closed By: 02/02/18 Library Director $79,005.68 - $88,485.60 Annually DOE • Full Time; FLSA Exempt; Benefit Eligible Vacancy : 010-18, Closed By: 02/09/18 Visit our website for more information or call 928-213-2090. Applications available at 211 W.
Aspen Ave., Flagstaff, AZ 86001 flagstaff.az.gov The City of Flagstaff respects, values and welcomes diversity in our workforce. To this end, we encourage all interested people to apply. EOE The Arizona Republic.
Keywords: Library Director, Location: Flagstaff, AZ - 86001
Assistant Library Director
San Jose Public Library (SJPL) is actively seeking an Assistant Library Director to join in the mission to enrich lives by fostering lifelong learning and ensuring that every member of the San Jose community has access to a vast array of ideas and information. As a proud recipient of the Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year Award and Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal Award, SJPL is an acknowledged leader in providing innovative programs and services. , The SJPL system consists of 24 facilities; the Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr library, which serves as the main library for the City of San Jose as well as the campus library of San Jose State University Library, and 23 branch facilities, with a staff of 578, and has an operating budget of $38.7 million. The City of San Jose is the most urban city within the Silicon Valley, with a population of approximately 1.05 Million, and is located roughly 50 miles from San Francisco, 30 miles from the Pacific Coast beaches, and surrounded by the Diablo and Santa Cruz Mountains and enjoys the wonderful California climate. San Jose's living and working climate has received accolades from publications including Business Week and Money Magazine.
For more information about the City of San Jose, please visit sanjoseca.gov. The Assistant Library Director reports to and works in partnership with the Director to administer and manage all aspects of service,provide oversight of major operational areas and serves as the Chief Operating Officer for the Library Department. As a lead member of the Library's Executive Leadership team, the AD furthers the current strategic plan which prioritizes the development of innovative programs that promote the mission of the SJPL in meeting the rapidly evolving needs of its communities.
A visionary leader that has a positive and inclusive leadership style with a focus on effective people management, authentic communication; and a strategic operational thinker is the ideal candidate for the position. A demonstrated track record of analytical program management, effectively leading and balancing strategic planning, tactical implementation with a strong appreciation and advocacy for the use of technology in all aspects of library operations and services for library customers and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders is strongly desired. Qualifications required include a combination of training and experience equivalent to completion of a Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university.
A Master's Degree of Library and Information Science is preferred. Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in library business management and/or administration, operations, and maintenance. The Director of Library Services recruitment is being conducted on a national basis by The Hawkins Company.
The Hawkins Company will review all written materials submitted and will screen and evaluate all candidates. To be considered, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically to: assistantlibrarydirector.SJPLthehawkinscompany.com . Resumes received by March 23, 2018 will receive first consideration. The position is open until filled.
A complete brochure is available at www.thehawkinscompany.com The Hawkins Company 8939 S. Sepulveda Blvd., 110-216 Los Angeles, CA 90045 www.thehawkinscompany.com For additional information or questions, please contact Ms. Brett Byers at 323-403-8279, brettthehawkinscompany.com or Mr. Bill Hawkins at 310-348-8800. billthehawkinscompany.com All questions must be addressed to The Hawkins Company.
Library Journal Job Zone. Keywords: Library Director, Location: San Jose, CA - 95192
Defiance Public Library System (DPLS) Library Director Defiance Public Library System (DPLS), a county-wide system, is now accepting applications for the position of library director. DPLS includes a main library, located in Defiance, Ohio, and two branch libraries in Sherwood and Hicksville.
Defiance is a historic small town nestled on the banks of the Maumee and Auglaize Rivers. The main library, a beautiful red stone Carnegie library, sits at the confluence of the two rivers. The county has a population of 40,000.
The Library Director manages and directs a library staff of 34 (13 full time), with an annual operating budget of $1.877 million. 67% of the library's operating funds come from the State of Ohio's Public Library Fund, 30% come from local property taxes and the remaining 3% come from fees and miscellaneous sources. Approximately 223,000 items circulate in all three locations annually. Minimum qualifications include an MLS or IS degree from an ALA-accredited institution.
Strong applicants will be progressive and forward thinking in terms of technology and the evolution of public library services, have a successful fundraising record, provide evidence of significant library experience at the administrative level, and provide evidence of the ability to foster an authentic connection to a local community. Excellent candidates will have strong social skills, and be able to manage and collaborate with library staff and local citizens with ease. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes competitive benefits package.
Please email all of the below to: Michael Wahl and Library Board, directorsearchdefiancelibrary.org: Qualified applicants should forward a descriptive cover letter outlining how you meet the qualifications described above, as well as OLC's list of “director competencies.” Applicants should also forward a resume, a list of three references (with contact information), and graduate school transcripts (copies are fine at this point). Background check is required prior to employment.
Application deadline is March 8, 2018. The Crescent News. Keywords: Library Director, Location: Defiance, OH - 43512
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