Director of Library Services
Job no: 508292
Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Richmond, IN
Categories: Academic Advising/Academic Support, Administrative/Professional, Student Affairs/Student Services
|General Description of Position:
||The Director administers the library, testing, and tutoring programs and provides overall leadership, coordination, and assessment of these services for the campus and associated site(s). This includes budgeting, employee management, instruction, and strategic planning. Sets clear vision for library, testing, and tutoring services that reflects the mission of both the library and the College.
||Applies professional knowledge and experience in coordinating library, testing, and tutoring functions, activities, services and planning for the campus.
Promotes vital role of the library, testing, and tutoring services for the fulfillment of the college mission to the administration and other stakeholders as appropriate.
Oversees the promotion and marketing of library, testing, and tutoring services.
Provides leadership for the integration of Information Literacy into the curriculum.
Develops, implements, and assesses library, testing, and tutoring strategic goals.
Hires, develops, and evaluates library, testing, and tutoring staff.
Oversee delegation of daily duties and tasks of library, testing, and tutoring staff.
Develops, justifies, and manages the library, testing, and tutoring budget.
Oversees the selection and evaluation of library collections.
Leads planning and outcomes assessment efforts within the library and participates in other campus planning efforts.
Represents the library, testing, and tutoring on appropriate academic and professional committees, boards, etc. at the campus, state, and national level.
Serves as a member of the statewide Ivy Tech Library Services Council (LSC). Actively participates in meetings as a leader and/or team member on statewide library process teams if assigned.
Assigns library, testing, and tutoring staff members to consolidated process teams based on evaluation of strengths and experience.
This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.
Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) from an ALA accredited institution required.
Administrative and supervisory experience preferred.
Knowledge of automated library systems and current technological developments and trends.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community required.
Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
Must have the ability to think critically, reason, and make sound judgments on how responsibilities are completed in compliance with college standards and guidelines.
Must demonstrate ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees in which every individual feels respected and valued.
||SUPERVISION GIVEN: Full-time and/or part-time library, testing, and tutoring staff
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