La Sierra University
The director of the library is responsible for coordinating and administering the development and services of the university library in harmony with accepted professional standards of library practice and the objectives of the university.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops library policies in harmony with university policies and standards.
Coordinates the development of the library’s collections and encourages the utilization of the library’s services, including participation in cooperative library networking programs.
Prepares and administers the library’s budget, securing also adequate financial support for new and proposed academic
Augments university financial support by soliciting grants and gifts in consultation with the Office of Advancement.
Recruits library faculty in consultation with department chair.
Makes recommendations related to the appointment, assignment of rank, promotion, leave of absence, and severance of faculty members, in counsel with the department chairs.
States in writing to new faculty appointees the terms of their employment and the amount of compensation and requests their acceptance of such terms.
Maintains library faculty records in addition to those maintained by the department of human resources.
Prepares job descriptions of personnel under her or his jurisdiction.
Encourages the professional growth and status of library faculty through participation in local, state, and national library activities and other continuing learning experiences; and by providing opportunities for participation in the academic affairs of the university.
Supports and promotes the publications of the library.
Cooperates with other entities of the university in university relations and library publicity.
Prepares reports as requested by the university administration and by educational and governmental agencies.
Serves as a consultant to the Friends of the University Library.
Performs other duties as are appropriate to her or his office and as the provost may authorize or request.
Record of service-oriented leadership and collaborative partnerships with various campus and professional constituencies.
Evidence of a collaborative leadership style and the ability to develop and sustain productive relationships with faculty, students, library staff, and colleagues.
A record of supporting staff professional development.
Master's degree in library or information science from an American Library Association accredited program.
Minimum five years of experience in an academic or research library, with at least two years of library management experience including personnel evaluation.
Riverside, California, United States
La Sierra University
Website : http://www.lasierra.edu