Saturday, December 18, 2010

Dean of Library and Media Services

The Evergreen State College

Dean of Library and Media Services
The Dean of Library and Media Services provides leadership, planning and oversight for Library and Media Services in support of the academic mission of The Evergreen State College. The Dean is responsible for developing Library and Media Services to its fullest potential as a teaching organization. The Dean is central to the process that integrates Library and Media Services resources with our dynamic and interdisciplinary curriculum, in coordination with other academic support and the faculty at large. The Dean contributes to the lively academic work and scholarly agendas of the campus teaching community. This position also serves as primary liaison between Evergreen’s library and the larger professional library world.

Minimum Qualifications
• Master of Library Science (MLS) and/or another terminal degree.
• Four years of progressively more responsible administrative experience, preferably in an academic library of a similar size and mission.
• Two years of college-level teaching experience.
• Demonstrated experience in personnel management.

Preferred Qualifications
• Successful experience managing large budgets.
• Fundraising experience.

Library Dimensions:
Number of Library and Media Services staff:
45 full-time employees
100 part-time student employees

Annual operating budget: $3.7 million

Collection size: 750,000 units - includes books, periodical subscriptions, and non-print materials.

To Apply:
Review our website for the complete job announcement and application process:

Review of complete applications begins January 10, 2011. We will continue to accept applications until finalists are chosen.

Contract Conditions
The Dean of Library and Media Services is an administrative assignment. The Dean is hired for a six-year appointment, with optional renewal at the discretion of the Provost. A successful external candidate would be offered a regular term library faculty appointment upon satisfactory completion of their appointment as Dean. A successful internal regular faculty candidate would have reversion rights to their previously held faculty position. The job will be subject to the college entering into a contract with the final candidate for this position. All requirements for this position must be completed by the date of hire.

Salary for this position is based on experience and degrees, review our Dean Salary Grid and Guidelines.

Faculty Hiring Coordinator
The Evergreen State College
2700 Evergreen Parkway, L-2002
Olympia, WA 98505
(360) 867-6861 voice
(360) 867-6794 fax
(360) 867-6834 TDD

The College reserves the right to extend searches or not offer positions advertised. All position offers are contingent on funding. Persons with disabilities can receive accommodations in the hiring process by contacting the Faculty Hiring Coordinator. The Evergreen State College is an equal opportunity employer.

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