Director of Library
Arkansas Tech University in Arkansas
|Deadline||July 01, 2014|
|Date Posted||May 16, 2014|
Arkansas Tech University is accepting applications for Director of the Library. For job description, duties & responsibilities, please visit https://www.atu.edu/hr/employment/admin.php
Requirements: ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree; 5 or more years of prior administrative experience & proven ability to manage staff at the level of library director, associate library director, or library department head in a college, university, or comparable setting; Skills and experience in strategic planning, fiscal planning, and budget & resource management; Experience implementing & continuously improving library technologies & systems; Demonstrated skills in developing effective information literacy programming and/or improving the library user experience; Demonstrated commitment to assessment & data-driven decision-making; Familiarity with copyright law & licensing issues; Ability to establish strong rapport with multiple constituencies to effectively collaborate & build partnerships inside & outside of the university.
Preferences: A doctorate or additional master's degree in another academic field; Demonstrated evidence of a flexible, energetic, creative, & results-oriented leadership style that promotes trust, autonomy, & accountability; Experience developing alternative funding sources; Experience leading collection development and/or resource sharing efforts; Experience partnering with instructional designers, & maximizing the use of instructional technologies, digital multimedia, and learning management systems; Experience with implementing an integrated library system; Success in fostering innovation & managing change; Active participation in professional organizations; Strong commitment to public services & outreach.
Applications must include a letter that addresses the qualifications listed above, a current vita, and the names, addresses, titles, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least 5 professional references. Deadline for receipt of applications is July 1, 2014. Send application materials by mail or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Arkansas Tech University
1509 North Boulder Ave, Admin 200
Russellville, AR 72801
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. AA/EOE
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