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Director of Libraries

Posted by: South Georgia State College

Posted date: 2017-Nov-27

Location: South Georgia State College- William S. Smith Library

Recommends to the VPAA the hiring, professional development, and promotion of library staff
Evaluates library staff work performance in accordance with institutional policies and procedures
Creates and maintains work schedules to ensure adequate staff coverage during hours of operation
Directs the development and use of a collection of physical and electronic resources for students, faculty, staff, and community patrons
Ensures adequate reference, research, and instructional services
Develops and implements effective communication procedures to inform faculty, staff, and students of new library materials and services
Collaborates with academic division chairpersons, deans, and faculty to expand, enhance, and maintain appropriate library collections with resources that augment classroom instruction
Prepares and submits to the VPAA library budget proposals and administers the approved budget in accordance with USG and institutional policies and procedures
Prepares and submits to the VPAA reports of the achievements and needs of the library
Collects data and submits reports as required by the VPAA, the USG, and state and federal agencies
Obtains information on grants available for library resources and programs and collaborates with others to pursue grant opportunities that would benefit the institution and the communities served by the institution
Expands and maintains institutional archival materials
Assesses library outcomes and other functions at least annually and uses assessment results to inform strategies and plans for improvements
Develops and implements policies and procedures governing access to and use of library facilities, services, and resources
Makes periodic visits to other campus libraries to ensure adequate supervision of staff, resources, services, and facilities
Attends institutional meetings
Participates in professional development on an ongoing basis
Serves on institutional and USG committees, task forces, and work groups
Adapts work schedule by operating hours needs and staffing shortages
Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Job Title Director of Libraries
Start Date
Library/Institution Name South Georgia State College- William S. Smith Library
Certification Required? No
City Douglas
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Required Qualifications:

The completion of a Masters Degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from a program in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by the American Library Associations Human Resource Development and Recruitment Office.
At least two years of successful employment in an academic library at a regionally accredited institution of higher learning

Desired Qualifications:

At least three years of administrative library experience at a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
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