Director Of Library Services
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.All required documents listed below are required to be attached to your application prior to the Close Date indicated above. Please contact the Office of Human Resources on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or firstname.lastname@example.org should you need assistance with the online application process. No further applicant documents will be accepted once the job posting has closed. To be considered, even if you are a current or former employee, or current or former student of PVAMU, all required documents must be attached at the time your online application is submitted.
|Min Salary or Wage||69701|
|Mid Salary or Wage||94190|
Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
7+ years of senior administrative skills and demonstrated experience in the area of Library Science.
|Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities|
|Department Name||Office of Academic Affairs|
|Department Location||Alvin I. Thomas Bldg., Suite 212 (John B. Coleman Library)|
|Posting Title||Director Of Library Services|
Master’s in Library or Information Science required (doctorate preferred); additional graduate degree in an academic discipline is desirable.
|Preferred Experience Requirements||
Minimum five years’ experience with increasing administrative responsibilities in an academic library.
|Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities||
Demonstrated expertise with information technology and library systems; Commitment to higher education at the undergraduate and graduate level;
Prairie View A&M University invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Libraries. The University seeks a dynamic, energetic leader who has demonstrated outstanding scholarship, transformative leadership and an overall commitment to educational excellence. The Director leads the John B. Coleman Library in its mission to meet the needs of the University, articulates a strategic vision, and serves as advocate for the Library within the University and the larger community. The Director reports to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. As the chief administrative officer for the Library, the Director is responsible for providing leadership and oversight as well as management of fiscal resources.
The Director is responsible for planning, budgeting, and staffing in support of the academic, instructional and information needs of faculty, students and staff. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, consulting with College faculty to determine library resources and service needs of academic programs and departments; collaborating with College administrators to determine budget and personnel requirements and coordinating library practices and procedures with College policies; consulting with the Executive Director of Academic Technology to determine technology needs and resources and to provide support for information management and delivery; partnering with Physical Plant Department to coordinate maintenance of and modifications to the Library building; developing programs and policies in support of the academic program overall and in key areas such as information literacy, student and faculty research, and technology as well as assess quality and effectiveness of the programs; developing and administering the Library’s annual operating budget; managing the Library’s physical collections; representing the College at national and regional conferences; participating in leadership positions in appropriate professional associations; acting as an advocate for the libraries and its faculty and staff; fostering professionalism, diversity and a positive work/learning environment in the University Libraries; enforcing policies and regulations adopted by the State of Texas, Texas A&M University System, and Prairie View A&M University; facilitating the continuing transformation of the University Libraries into a knowledge commons that integrates diverse resources, seeks new opportunities, engages with the community, collaborates with university units, and sustains a vibrant research and learning community; creating an environment that facilitates research and scholarly activity with an understanding of innovative and traditional methods of innovation and dissemination.
|Posting Type||OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS|
|Number of Vacancies|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicant||
All required documents listed below are required to be attached to your application prior to the Close Date indicated above.
Please contact the Office of Human Resources on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or email@example.com should you need assistance with the online application process. No further applicant documents will be accepted once the job posting has closed.
To be considered, even if you are a current or former employee, or current or former student of PVAMU, all required documents must be attached at the time your online application is submitted.
The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) and its member institutions are now part of a standardized Pay Plan effective December 1, 2016. All job postings with a title that is not a part of the new TAMUS standardized pay plan will be matched to an appropriate title under the TAMUS standardized pay plan. Upon hire, the successful candidate will be notified of the title change.
|Background Check Required||Yes|
|Posting Text Approved by Research Compliance|
Supplemental Questions for Posting
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Do you have a Master's Degree or above in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program?
How much experience do you have in the area of Library Science?
- Less than 7 years
- 7 years
- 7+ years
How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- Public Job Posting
- Internal Job Posting
- Agency Referral
- Personal Referral
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application