Monday, June 24, 2013

Director of Library and Information Services - Mitchell College, New London

Director of Library and Information Services - Mitchell College, New London, is seeking a Director of Library and Information Services (LIS) to provide the oversight, vision and leadership for LIS. The incumbent will be responsible for the delivery of services that extend both throughout and beyond the institution, ensuring a supportive and collaborative environment that enables the members of the campus community to access and use information resources and technologies confidently in teaching, learning, research, administration, and outreach. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. Required Education and Experience: ALA-accredited graduate degree or ALA-recognized international equivalent; supervisory, administrative, and management experience in a higher education library setting is preferred; exemplary communication abilities; experience in furthering information and communication technology literacy in a higher education environment; awareness and understanding of current and emerging technologies in higher education; knowledge of current issues and trends in academic information services such as instructional technology and design, assessment, copyright and fair use, and scholarly communication. FLSA exempt (37.5 hr week) position with regular College benefits. Salary commensurate with experience and start date to be as soon as possible after the close of the search. Please send cover letter, CV/resume and 3 references (contact information or letters) by July 12, 2013 to For further information visit