Director Of Library Services

Sheridan, WY, United States

Director of Library Services and Digital Literacy, 12 month, full time position. Hiring Range $58,583 - $73,229 Full Salary Range $58,583 - $87,875 Benefits Summary: Employer paid retirement plan (17.37% employer paid; 1.25% employee paid) Group Health, Dental and Life Insurance, including Flex Benefits 20 days paid annual leave Four days per year paid personal leave 16 paid holidays per year Paid medical, emergency and bereavement leave Employee and family tuition waivers Free easy-access parking Collaborative work environment Onsite fitness center and walking track Verizon, Microsoft, Dell and HP employee discounts Professional development Initial Review Date: 05/16/2022 Open Until Filled. College's official job listing: https://jobs.sheridan.edu/postings/3191 Job Summary: Sheridan College seeks a dynamic leader with a vision for innovation in library services and resources to assume the role of  Director of Library Services and Digital Literacy.  Reporting to the Dean of Arts & Sciences, the Director will join a leadership team committed to ensuring that Sheridan College’s Library sustains a culture of innovation, inclusiveness, and excellence in service to students, faculty, and staff, and the communities we serve. A successful candidate will be an innovative leader with strong collaboration and interpersonal skills and a vision for the role of information literacy, technology, student success, and education at community colleges. They will be an agent of change, sustaining library programs that are relevant to undergraduate education while cultivating high-impact resources in emergent fields relevant to an evolving learning community. Supervisory and Management Responsibility: The Director will supervise library staff including students, interns, full-time, and part-time professionals Education/Qualifications: ALA accredited master’s degree or higher in Library Sciences or an equivalent Significant experience in library services, including experience in leadership roles with impact on institutional success and student success. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders Knowledge: A deep knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues, and best practices in an academic library, including outreach, instructional technology, academic instruction, information literacy, scholarly communication, information access, open educational resources (OER), and digital scholarship; A deep understanding of and a passion for the role of technology and library services in teaching and learning, including digital scholarship; An understanding of the needs and aspirations of the College’s teaching and learning through active consultation with faculty, administrators, and support staff. Abilities and Skills: Ability to manage and retain high-preforming professionals, and build a positive and creative organizational culture within the library; Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate and implement a strategy for the library that supports teaching and learning; Ability to work collaboratively with multiple constituencies across the campus community Lead the Library as a hub of academic life, innovation, and student success Actively assess and incorporate current developments in the field of library and information sciences for the campus community Lead resource acquisition for the Library Represent Sheridan College to various external constituencies Lead library service workshops for two- and four-year academic programs (faculty and students) to include OER, information technology, and academic writing and research Experience: As a skilled leader and manager, with demonstrated experience assessing and developing the talents and expertise of staff and student employees Budgeting and financial management; Collection development focused on student recruitment, success, and learning Research and reference for undergraduate students Academic library programing and displays Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Multitask and prioritize duties with frequent interruptions Ability to reach overhead Ability to lift 30 pounds Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time Long periods of time working with computers Some evenings and weekends Some travel required About Sheridan College: Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community. NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY. Experience: As a skilled leader and manager, with demonstrated experience assessing and developing the talents and expertise of staff and student employees Budgeting and financial management; Collection development focused on student recruitment, success, and learning Research and reference for undergraduate students Academic library programing and displays Percentage of time: 10% Responsibility/Duty: Collection Development and Maintenance Percentage of time: 30% Responsibility/Duty: Information literacy and campus support of 2- & 4-year degree programing Percentage of time: 10% Responsibility/Duty: Research and reference Percentage of time: 5% Responsibility/Duty: Budgeting Percentage of time: 5% Responsibility/Duty: Procedure Management Percentage of time: 5% Responsibility/Duty: Programming and displays Percentage of time: 10% Responsibility/Duty: Staff Training and development Percentage of time: 20% Responsibility/Duty: Supervise library staff Percentage of time: 5% Responsibility/Duty: Service to the institution Special Instructions to Applicants Transcripts will be required and may be attached to your online application documents under “Transcripts” and for additional space, under “Other Documents” or emailed to: hr@sheridan.edu. Letters of recommendation are highly recommended and can be attached to your online application documents (up to three letters), or may be sent to Human Resources at hr@sheridan.edu. Applications on LinkedIn will be sent to hr@sheridan.edu Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents Resume Cover Letter Transcripts Optional Documents Letter of Recommendation 1 Curriculum Vitae Other Documents Letter of Recommendation 2 Letter of Recommendation 3

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