Job: Director, Learning Resources & Library Services

General Information
Position:
Director, Learning Resources & Library Services

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$51,377.00-$66,167.00

Job Category:
Administration

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:
  • Responsible for the efficient management and direction of learning resources, including operations, budget, supervision and direction of library staff, compliance with federal, state, and institutional requirements, and the effective coordination of services with the rest of the College community.
  • Works with the joint campus library administered by UWF to provide materials, services, and staffing for NWFSC in support of programs and personnel on the FWB campus.
  • Ensures the library's collections (print and digital), discovery tools, open educational resources, and services support and advance the teaching, learning, and research needs of       students, faculty, and staff.
  • Provides fiscal oversight, best practices, and efficient procedures in library acquisition and collections workflow management from evaluation and selection, licensing, and contract negotiation entirely through receipt, payment and recordkeeping.
  • Oversees data and statistics for required reports (including ALS, IPEDS and CIP) and analyzes collections.
  • Manages the Learning Commons Library Services budget and participates in the ongoing assessment and review of the library's collections and services for continuous improvement benchmarks used during the budget development process.
  • Serves actively on workgroups to meet changing academic needs and follow the strategic vision and mission of the College.
  • Creates an environment in which service, communication, and outreach to students, faculty, and staff is of the highest importance, providing instruction, reference, and liaison services for student success and in support of faculty development.
  • Teaches LIS courses as needed based on demand and  administrative assignments.
  • Participates in continuous professional development, completing mandatory compliance training, and assisting library staff to complete all necessary training for library operation and advancement.
  • Represents the College library locally, regionally, and in statewide organizations. Specifically serving on the FLVC    Member's Council for Library Services, the Council of  Instructional Affairs Learning Resources Standing Committee, and other Association of College and Research Libraries organizations.
  • Opens or closes and secures Learning Commons, as scheduled.
  • Performs such other duties and services as may be assigned. 

Benefits:

  • College paid health insurance for employee, dependent coverage at employee's expense
  • College paid basic life insurance for employee, additional coverage for employee and/or dependents at employee's expense
  • College paid retirement with 3% employee contribution to the Florida Retirement System (FRS)
  • Optional dental and vision insurance at employee's expense
  • Sick and Annual (Vacation) Leave accrual
  • Time off for designated holidays, winter break, and spring break
  • 37.5 hour work week
  • Flexible summer hours available
  • Free tickets to designated Mattie Kelly Arts Center and Raider Athletic events

 


Education:
  • Master's Degree in Library Science from a regionally accredited higher education institution is required with a strong preference for a school that has A.LA. accreditation.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in an academic library supervisory role.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and management experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience providing library services and instruction in higher education.
  • Demonstrated decision making, problem solving, and planning skills in a collegial and collaborative environment.
  • Working knowledge of library information systems (prefer Ex Libris Alma), digital technology, research tools (prefer Lib Guides), and Open Educational Resource (OER) curation and support.
  • Familiarity with best practices in online pedagogy and digital resources use.

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
08-03-2022

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
http://nwfsc.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=150580

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Northwest Florida State College

Job Location:
Northwest Florida

Address:
100 College Blvd. E

City:
Niceville

Zip:
32578

County:
Okaloosa


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Northwest Florida State College

Address:
100 College Blvd. E

City:
Niceville

State:
FL

Zip:
32578

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Jessica Holley

Contact Email:
holleyj4@nwfsc.edu

Contact Phone:
850-729-5365

Contact Fax:

How to apply

All sections of the application must be completed.

In addition to the application, please submit ALL of the following:

  1. Resume.
  2. A cover letter explaining why you consider yourself qualified for this position.
  3. Electronic copies of transcripts. 

*After submitting your resume, the following page will allow you to upload additional documents. The maximum allowable size for uploading documents is 10 MB. Documents exceeding 10 MB must be scanned at a lower resolution or divided into separate documents to reduce file size.


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