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May 12 / Susan Crowley

Position: Library Director – Walsh College

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Position: Library Director

Reports to: Executive Vice President, Chief Academic Officer

Major Responsibilities:

· Direct library services and programs including resource sharing, bibliographic instruction and reference services.

· Develop and maintain collection to meet needs of instructional programs.

· Oversee library technology and lead technology conversions/migrations.

· Maintain and update content of the library web and portal pages.

· Oversee, develop, and maintain LibGuides.

· Create and update instructional materials on researching library resources.

· Keep current with library databases, search features, and general reference sources.

· Evaluate the accessibility and user needs of resources and services.

· Analyze various library data; compile, complete, and present various reports.

· Develop short and long range plans.

· Recommend and manage departmental budget; process related purchase orders and expenses.

· Supervise professional and support staff.

· Personally provide reference services, online searching and individual instruction to patrons.

· Oversee maintenance of College archives.

· Represent library at professional association meetings.

· Develop and deliver library related presentations.

· Promote and market use of library services to all constituents.

· Recommend policies and develop procedures related to the library.

· Serve on various College committees.

Minimum Requirements:

· MSLS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited program.

· Minimum of 5 years senior level professional experience in an academic library setting.

· Knowledge of current and emerging technologies used in library services, including Captivate or Camtasia required.

· Supervisory experience and demonstrated capability to effectively lead library staff required.

· Excellent interpersonal, written and presentation communication skills required.

· Demonstrated ability to develop work with individuals at various organizational levels required.

· Strong track record of high quality student service.

· Creative problem solver with solid judgment skills.

· Knowledge of business collections a plus.

· Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours.

· Knowledge of copyright laws as it relates to learning resources and services required.

To Apply: Submit resume with salary requirement to the Walsh College HR Office at: hr@walshcollege.edu. (Please indicate position in subject line)

Posted: May 9, 2017