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Director of Library Services - Macon Campus

Posted by: Demetria Dawson

Posted date: 2017-Aug-29

Location: Middle Georgia State University

Develops, communicates and implements a vision of library priorities, services and strategic direction compatible with the mission of Middle Georgia State University.

Coordinates the development and implementation of the Library's strategic plan.

Prepares the library budget and manages all expenditures.

Guides the continuing evolution of academic information services and adoption of new technologies.

Maintains a program of continuous improvement and evaluation of Library Services performance.

Directs the recruitment and development of a diverse and talented staff and recommends to the Provost appointments, reappointments and separations.

Plans for and develops policies, procedures, services and resources to support the curricular needs of the university schools and departments.

Coordinates and participates in development and management of library collections.

Develops and facilities university-wide information literacy and related initiatives.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Stay abreast of emerging trends in:

Academic library services, library operations and procedures.

Digital information resources.

Collection development principles.

Assessment and strategic planning.

Computers and job-related software programs.
Job Title Director of Library Services - Macon Campus
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Middle Georgia State University
Salary Pay Grade 25
Certification Required? No
City Macon
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted five years of related experience including two years in a supervisory role.Strong understanding of the issues of scholarly communication, open access and other challenges facing the 21st century academic library. Experience with assessment, strategic planning and budgeting.Experience with literacy initiatives.Demonstrate an understanding of traditional and innovative methods of information dissemination such as Open Access and institutional repositories.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with library consortia preferred.
Application Instructions Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: with the subject line Director Library.Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Staff application; a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted.
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