Winthrop University: Dacus Library
Dacus Library seeks an engaged librarian for a non-tenure track faculty twelve-month position with oversight and management duties in content services and library development, and with reference and library instruction responsibilities in the main library. We seek an individual eager to embrace a broad-based and imaginative role, one who is open to innovation and eager to take on the challenges of the changing 21st Century library environment, and who will engage students in learning via efficient and innovative delivery of library services. Major Responsibilities: Empowers student learning and engagement through the processing of library materials Overall supervision and oversight of faculty and staff, evaluations of faculty and staff, review and updating of Division procedures; focusing on the Division’s ability to empower student engagement and student learning. Works innovatively with Public Services to improve overall delivery of library services Possesses familiarity with OCLC’s WorldShare Management System, or similar LSP Writes library-wide or library-specific grants for both long and short-term library growth Works with the Winthrop Office of Development on fund-raising activities Acts as the liaison to the Friends of Dacus Library, overseeing its operations, meetings, and work Maintains a functional knowledge of Content Services workflow and routines to the extent of being able to participate in the daily operations and evaluation of work as necessary Maintains a functional knowledge of University and State purchasing and accounting regulations, particularly in regard to the acquisition of library resources Assesses the work of Content Services in accordance with SACSOC and other accrediting standards, and prepares accreditation reports as required Seeks new ways of delivering services with existing staff but configuring those staff to meet the demands of 21st Century librarianship Participates in the formulation of both short- and long-range library policies as a member of the Library’s senior management team Participates in university and professional activities including conducting research, studies, surveys, and serves on University and Library committees as needed Stays current of national trends and best practices and issues related to the delivery of library materials via this processing unit. Directly supervises Content Services including evaluation of library faculty and staff based upon university standards Documents Content Services’ policies and works collaboratively with units inside and outside the library Teaches information literacy classes as needed and/or instructed Represents the Dean when needed Performs other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications: Master’s Degree from an American Library Association accredited program and at least one year of library experience at department head or chair level. Desired Qualifications: Twelve or more months working as a reference librarian in an academic library and some fundraising training and/or experience.