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Director of Library Services

Posted by: Shorter University

Posted date: 2018-Jan-22

Location: Shorter University

 Serve as the ambassador of the library to constituentsadministration, faculty, staff, and students
 Plan strategically for long-term success of the library
 Assess the librarys programs, procedures, and services for constant improvement
 Manage the librarys operating budget based on Shorter University procedures
 Develop and evaluate services of the library and its use by the Shorter community
 Develop strategy for collection development including balance of print / electronic resources
 Keep informed of and incorporate new, proven technologies to ensure continued relevance of library services
 Compose/edit job descriptions; Interview, supervise, and evaluate library employees annually for performance (or more frequently as necessary)
 Oversee the universitys information literacy program for all, faculty and students
 Engage with other university departments and faculty through service on committees, as elected or assigned
 Strengthen the librarian liaison program
 Partner with other departments for co-programming events and initiatives
 Collaborate with other departments to seek funds for projects to enhance the academic success of students
 Promote library staff development opportunities
 Participate in professional organizations at the local, state, and national level (as within budget)
Job Title Director of Library Services
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Shorter University
Certification Required? Yes
City Rome
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> School
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
Masters degree in library and information science from an American Library Association-accredited program; 5 or more years of increasing administrative responsibility in an academic library; proven record of leadership / innovation at departmental level or higher; computer and technology proficiency; strong verbal and written communication skills; and a student / service oriented philosophy.
Application Instructions Apply at the following link:
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Special Notes Shorter University is a Christ centered University affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention and requires employees to be committed Christians.

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