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Monroe Community College – Director of Library Services

Job Description – Director of Library Services (#AF260-13)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Monroe Community College seeks an innovative and dynamic individual for the position of Director of Library Services. The Director will provide strong leadership and vision in developing and implementing library resources and services that strongly support the current and future information needs of the campus community. The Director will play an active key role in the creation of both a new state-of-the-art Interdisciplinary Learning Commons that will integrate library and instructional technologies services and a new downtown campus.

The Director of Library Services provides strategic leadership for all functions of the Monroe Community College Library in support of the College’s mission and serves as its primary advocate. The Director is responsible, in collaboration with library faculty and staff, for developing and administering the budgets, policies and procedures pertaining to library services and resources. The Director ensures that College records and information are managed and archived. The Director reports to the Vice President of Educational Technology Services (ETS) and serves on the ETS Executive Team, working collaboratively on ETS divisional projects and initiatives.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA accredited program.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in library administration supplemented by supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of trends and practices in emerging technologies and information literacy.
  • Demonstrated experience and strength in policy development, planning, budget development, and personnel management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and the ability to facilitate communication within the library and with key constituencies.
  • Evidence of ability to maintain effective and collegial working relations with library staff, students, faculty, and administration.
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, enhancing student success, and advancing customer service.
  • Experience in delivering public service in an academic library.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated experience working with multiple facets of an integrated library system and an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, e.g., Banner.
  • Professional experience in a community college setting.
  • Experience with library data collection and analysis procedures.
  • Working knowledge of basic desktop applications (MS Office suite), technology hardware and related peripherals.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please apply online: https://jobs.monroecc.edu/postings/1781

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