Sunday, April 02, 2006

University Librarian - University of Bridgeport

University Librarian - The University of Bridgeport. The University Librarian is a full time position and reports to the Provost of the University, providing leadership relative to the mission, vision and strategic direction of the Library. This position is responsible for outcomes-based planning, development of resources and services, public relations and promotion, personnel, development and management of the budget, administrative reports, and grants initiatives. Key to this position is the planning for and the development of policies, procedures and models for the organization and operation of services in light of new and emerging technologies and services. The Library serves students, faculty and staff at the University's main campus as well as satellite campus centers. The successful candidate will be a dynamic and experienced professional with a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible and effective supervisory/management experience in an academic library, and will hold a minimum of a Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent. The candidate will have demonstrated a strong commitment to customer service and institutional advancement; a passion for seeking and embracing new ways to enhance library resources and services and access to them for on ground and distance learning students, faculty, and staff; a strong work ethic, creativity, and high professional standards; an understanding and responsiveness to user needs; an ability for leading and managing change, team building, and motivating and empowering personnel; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Salary is commensurate with academic qualifications and experience. The University of Bridgeport offers a competitive salaries and benefits package. Review of applications commences immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of five (5) references to: University Librarian Search, Human Resources Department, University of Bridgeport, 126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604; Email: The University of Bridgeport is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.