Monday, July 20, 2015

Director of Library Services – Goodwin College.

The Director of Library Services administers all library resources and services in support of academic programs, faculty teaching, and student learning. The Director manages the library staff and collaborates with faculty, college administration and staff to support the college mission, goals and strategic plan. The salary for this position will depend on qualifications, education, and experience.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Direct library operations.  Manage professional and support staff.  Continually align resources and service to meet student, faculty and staff needs.  Develop policy and procedures that support the College's educational goals.  Manage the library's space, physical collections, electronic resources including DigitalCommons, and special collections.  Implement technology and library systems.  Provide financial oversight and maintain vendor relationships.  Represent the college in professional associations (e.g., Council of Connecticut Academic Library Directors).  Key Skills, Education and Work Experience Requirements:  Masters in Library or Information Science required, additional graduate degree in an academic discipline desirable.  Leadership experience in an academic library.  Experience developing and implementing strategic or project plans.  Expertise using technology and library systems.  Strong commitment to education at the undergraduate and graduate level.  A record of service in professional library associations.  Knowledge of library new directions, best practices and technologies.  Experience assessing the quality and effectiveness of library programs and services.  Prepare library annual report, annual IPED's report and other documentation required by accreditors.  A collaborative management style.  Commitment to fostering a diverse staff and serving a diverse community.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  Demonstrated financial management experience.  Please submit cover letter and resume to: