Monday, June 23, 2008

Assistant Director of Libraries

Position: Assistant Director of Libraries (a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Rank)

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Assistant Director serves as a member of the administrative team providing leadership and direction for McIntyre Library. This position also has specific responsibilities for supervision of access departments (circulation, reserves, stack maintenance, and interlibrary loan), oversight of student assistant budgets, and continued development and assessment of the Library Strategic Plan. Coordinates public relations and marketing. Serves as liaison to university academic departments including information literacy instruction, and participates in reference desk rotation. Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience.
· ALA accredited MLS or international equivalent
· Significant professional experience in an academic library
· Supervisory experience
· Demonstrated commitment to public relations and marketing
· Outstanding written and oral communication skills
· Demonstrated ability to engage in scholarly and professional development activities at the level necessary to meet requirements for tenure and promotion

· Knowledge of the administrative, managerial and financial practices of an academic library
· Public service experience
· Teaching experience

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send letter of application, curriculum vita, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three professional references to:
Cheryl Cutsforth, Chair
Assistant Director of Libraries Search Committee
McIntyre Library
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Telephone: 715.836.3304

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be post-marked July 18, 2008. However, screening may continue until the position is filled. The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidate at the appropriate time in the process. Applicants’ names are subject to public release unless confidentiality has been requested in writing. Names of all finalists must be released. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment. An AA/EEO employer.

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