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Employment Opportunity: Library Director Santa Fe Community College

Posting Number 2018-0315Staf-P
Working Title Library Director
Position Type Regular
Department Library
Job Summary/Basic Function Directs the operations of the Santa Fe Community College Library. Must be committed to serving a diverse college community. Actively participates in and contributes to continuous quality improvement.
Minimum Qualifications • Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university.
• Seven (7) years related experience.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience in higher education.
• Experience in supervision, planning, fiscal, budget management and administration of public funds/bonds in an academic library.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Knowledge of professional library practices and standards.
• Knowledge of leadership theories and practices.
• Knowledge of college policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of college personnel and budget management policies.
• Knowledge of higher education practices and standards.
• Knowledge of campus academic structure.
• Knowledge of relevant reporting requirements.
• Knowledge of current and developing trends in library management.
• Knowledge of library collection development principles.
• Knowledge of college purchasing policies and procedures.
• Skill in the delegation of responsibility and authority.
• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.
• Skill in decision making and problem solving.
• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
• Skill in oral and written communication.
• Ability to apply sustainability concepts into work systems.
• Ability to apply Baldridge/AQIP-based management approaches.
Posting Date 05/02/2018
Closing Date 05/16/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants Applications are disqualified in the first level of review if they do not meet all Minimum Qualifications listed in this job posting. (Years of experience are calculated based upon numbers of hours worked per week. Example: 2 years of experience working 20 hours per week equals 1 year of experience.)

Relevant experience pertains to Minimum Qualifications, Job Summary/Basic Function, and Preferred Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities described in this job posting.

ASSUMPTIONS ARE NOT MADE at any level of SFCC’s Hiring Process if information presented in the application material does not clearly address the Minimum Qualifications, Job Summary/Basic Function, and Preferred Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. Number of pages of application material will not negatively/positively affect your application, however, LACK OF DETAIL may.

Pay Range $68,111 – $102,166
Physical Demands • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and distinguishes between shades of color.
• The work is typically performed in an office.
Job Duties
Responsibility/Duty Leads, directs and manages the Santa Fe Community College Library; provides professional-level leadership and development for all aspects of the professional staff, student employees, and library resources, services, and outreach; supervises, trains, mentors, evaluates and disciplines personnel; determines, approves, and monitors all staff workloads; discusses work related issues and needs with staff members; determines strategies to respond to those needs; provides feedback on job performance; locates, recommends and provides training opportunities for staff; mentors staff in matters related to career development; directs weekly staff meetings.
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Responsibility/Duty Develops, implements and administers library budgets in a fiscally responsible and resourceful manner to accomplish strategic library resources and service objectives.
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Responsibility/Duty Develops, implements, evaluates, revises and administers all library policies and procedures.
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Responsibility/Duty Coordinates the operation and management of the library facility; coordinates maintenance and technology issues with other college departments.
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Responsibility/Duty Leads the development and implementation of short- and long-range library plans and goals; directs library development and quality improvement initiatives.
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Responsibility/Duty Integrates library services across campus; leads advocacy efforts to advance knowledge of library services to the college community; plans, directs, publicizes and promotes library services and activities.
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Responsibility/Duty Prepares annual reports and other statistical data as needed for institutional reporting, accreditation, and state and national organizations.
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Responsibility/Duty Remains informed of current developments in library management, library resources, and library services.
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Responsibility/Duty Determines, guides, and implements collection development for print, non-print and electronic resources; integrates new and emerging information technologies with traditional library resources and services; oversees the collection, cataloging, maintenance and organization of all library collections; negotiates pricing and terms of agreement with library vendors; determines, locates, orders and acquires all print and non-print resources for the library.
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Responsibility/Duty Provides instruction, reference services, and general assistance to library patrons; directs the library’s information literacy program; works with deans, department chairs and faculty to integrate information literacy into the regular classroom; guides the development of library information, including electronic tutorials, print handouts, and presentations; develops and teaches information literacy sessions for staff, faculty and students; develops and delivers presentations to different campus groups; resolves a variety of patron problems.
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Responsibility/Duty Represents the library with academic departments, the college administration, on campus committees, and to outside organizations.
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Responsibility/Duty Plans and participates in activities to promote student success and retention.
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Responsibility/Duty Serves on a variety of college committees.
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Responsibility/Duty Attends meetings and actively participates in local and statewide library organizations; attends library related conferences.
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Responsibility/Duty Remains informed of local, state and federal rules related to libraries and higher education.
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Responsibility/Duty Performs related duties as assigned.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Letter of Reference 2
  5. Unofficial Transcript 1

Optional Documents

  1. Letter of Reference 3
  2. Unofficial Transcript 2
  3. Unofficial Transcript 3

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