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Manager Residential Library Services

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Indiana University


Indianapolis, IN

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Responsible for the overall operation of the Residence Hall Library system. Supervises collection development in the library system to meet the residential and academic needs of students, staff, and faculty partners. Manages the operations of fifteen residential classrooms. Administers and upgrades appropriate software, develops circulation system, and designs patron and collection databases. Manages a broad range of academic support services for residents. Establishes objectives, evaluates services, and supervises staff. Meets with staff, students, and workgroups to guarantee that the goals of the department reflect the interests and needs of the student body.

Stays abreast of changes in technology used for researching and arranges for resources to support


in the residence halls and campus-wide divisional educational and academic programs. Responsible for acquisitions, cataloging, reference and information service. Creates, implements, evaluates, and revises policies and procedures pertaining to the operations of Residence Halls Libraries including, hours of operation, acquisitions, withdrawals, deletions, circulation loan periods, overdue fines, etc. Hires, trains and supervises one full-time appointed staff member, fourteen graduate assistants, who, in turn, supervises approximately 91 student staff members in the residential libraries.

Manages fifteen residential classrooms serving 400-500 courses each academic year. Works with key university constituents to maximize the effectiveness of the residential classrooms system. Recruits academic departments for residential classroom schedules through coordination with respective academic departmental leadership. Develops and maintains budgets for the long-term strategic replacement of classroom, fixtures, and furniture. Maintains various feedback mechanisms to gauge the effectiveness of classroom layouts, instructional technologies, and logistical support. Maintains instructor and classroom facilities support for the residential classroom system.

Responsible for the management of the libraries computerized operation. Ensures that library computer interfaces with appropriate offices, including Housing Assignments and the Office of the Bursar. Supervises library collection maintenance, development, acquisition, including withdrawal, deletion and method of disposal. Consults with library patrons to evaluate appropriateness of materials, library procedures and organization of collection. Creates, purchases, installs and evaluates specialized software. Collects and compiles statistics and prepares reports. Develops budget and monitors operating and material budgets and allocates funds.

Required Qualifications:


: Master's Degree in Library and Information Sciences and three years of experience in library management. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Possess strong public relations skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast paced environment; communicates effectively with a wide range of people. Enjoy working with students and diverse people and groups. Familiar with database software, Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a university setting.

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