Library Director @ LaGrange College, GA

Job Summary

The Library Director provides leadership for library services and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. Reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs or designee, the Library Director oversees the operation of the library, which also includes the Suber Archives. The Director of the Frank and Laura Lewis Library is a non- tenure-line ex officio member of the faculty.

Job Duties (but not limited to):

▪ Developandmanagethelibrarybudget
▪ Developandpromotelibraryresources,collection,technology,andservices
▪ Provideleadershipforinformationliteracyandfluencyplansaspartofthegeneralcurriculum ▪ Recruit,manageanddeveloplibraryfacultyandstaff
▪ Representthelibrarytothecollegeadministrationandexternalcommunity
▪ Maintainanddeveloplibrarypolicies
▪ Advocateforthelibrary’sneeds
▪ Provideongoingassessmentoflibrary’sresourcesandservices

▪ Stayinformedaboutchanginginformationtrendsandplanaccordingly ▪ Serveaslibraryliaisontoselecteddepartments
▪ Providelibraryinstructionforliaisondepartments
▪ Performcollectiondevelopmentinliaisonsubjects

▪ Provideresearchassistancetostudentsandfaculty
▪ Supportthecollege’sengagementprogramminginthecommunityaswellasacrossthestateandregion

Minimum Qualifications

M.L.I.S. degree from an ALA accredited program required. Minimum of 8 years of experience in an academic library. Minimum of 2 years management experience in an academic library, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to motivate and supervise
Strong customer service skills
Demonstrated strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
Knowledge of and experience using MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
To apply visit: Required application documents include:

• A letter of interest describing the alignment of the candidate’s qualifications with the position requirements • Current curriculum vitae
• Contact information (only) for three professional references.