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Executive Director of Library Services

Company name
Angelo State University

Commensurate with experience

San Angelo, TX
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Job Summary/Description

Directs, plans, and organizes the services, activities, programs, and functions of the University’s Porter Henderson Library which includes the West Texas Collection.

Typical Duties/Job Duties

1. Provide leadership and supervise all phases of library operations, including budget (monitors department expenditures and ensures compliance with State regulations and University policies) and staff (hiring, training, evaluating, and providing counseling and feedback as appropriate).

2. Formulates or revises policies and procedures affecting the operations of the library; works with senior administrative officials in matters related to the library.

3. Works with academic departments, students, and other personnel in identifying and reviewing library programs, services, and acquisitions.

4. Engages in public relations, collection development, and/or other activities designed to enhance library operations and utilization.

5. Serves on a variety of councils, committees, and advisory groups; represents the library in meetings, receptions, and programs, both on and off campus.

6. Prepares administrative reports.

7. Maintain awareness of library best practices and opportunities to address challenges, or to enable new ways of working. Provide and contribute to briefings and presentations about their relevance and potential value to the ASU Library and the University.


Angelo State University

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San Angelo, Texas

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Commensurate with experience

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Required Education:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of current academic library practices and trends; library applications and information technology; applicable University policies, procedures, and practices; principles and practices of effective management and employee supervision; current automation practices in academic libraries; operation of on-line databases; planning, budget preparation, and financial administration.

Skilled in oral and written communications; skilled in interpersonal relations.

Ability to manage and direct a moderate-size academic library; provide effective direction and supervision to supervisors, support staff, and others, as appropriate; work with electronic library resources and databases; organize and complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner; perform work requiring accuracy and attention to detail; work harmoniously with staff, patrons, and others.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a Master’s degree in library or information science from an American Library Association accredited program. Five years of progressive supervisory experience in an academic library.

Required Experience:

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Master’s and/or Doctorate degree.

Library director or associate director level experience and background.

Company Profile
Undergraduate students at Angelo State University engage in faculty-mentored projects and research experiences. Living Learning Communities include shared courses, study groups, social activities and educational activities, both in and outside the classroom. ASU also promotes community involvement through numerous organizations and outreach programs. ASU shines with superb records of graduates’ acceptance into professional schools. Over 50 percent of pre-med students are accepted into medical school, well above the statewide average of 35 percent. More than 90 percent of students who complete the pre-veterinary program, maintain a high GPA and complete the entrance requirements are accepted into veterinary school. All graduates of ASU’s Honors Program who have applied to graduate programs or professional schools, including medicine and law, have been accepted. Additionally, since 1998, ASU students have maintained a 100 percent passing rate on the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES) teacher certification test for secondary mathematics.

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