Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Department: Information and Library Science, Faculty Position
Rank: Open Rank
Specialization(s): We seek an outstanding candidate who can teach both in their specialization and contribute to other aspects of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum.
Brief Description of Duties/Responsibilities:
This full time tenure track position is in the undergraduate and graduate information and library science programs, beginning Fall 2012. The successful candidate will be expected to teach up to three courses per semester and conduct scholarly research. Reassigned time for administrative duties may be applicable. Additional faculty responsibilities include student advising and committee assignments.
Applicants should have an earned doctorate in library and information science, or related discipline; an established and current record of scholarly productivity; and the ability to contribute to national visibility of the department, school, and university including through inclusion of undergraduate and graduate students in significant research.
The successful candidate should have a demonstrated record of scholarship and successful publication, record of teaching excellence, and evidence of ability to teach online courses.
Please submit electronically the following: letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, research agenda, and contact information for at least three references to: Dr. Chang Suk Kim, Chair, Department of Information and Library Science, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Friday, December 23, 2011
Thursday, December 22, 2011
The Assistant Library Director for Public Services reports to the Library Director as a member of the library’s executive team and is responsible for assisting the Director in the planning, directing, and overseeing of the activities and operations of the San Antonio Public Library. The position will provide highly responsible and complex administrative support for the operations of the library system and requires working directly with other City departments, outside agencies, and key library stakeholders. The Assistant Director for Public Services exercises direct supervision over seven managers.
The ideal candidate will be:
• A skilled leader, manager and administrator with a proven track record of motivating and developing staff
• A visible leader who inspires trust and has outstanding people skills
• An innovative, forward thinker, and creative problem solver with a belief in staff empowerment and working as a team
• Politically astute with the ability to communicate and build productive relationships with the community, stakeholders, and elected officials
• A strong multi-tasker with the ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively in order to determine proper course of action or alternatives
• Experience working in a public library
• Advanced knowledge of the operational characteristics, service delivery, technologies, and activities of a public library system
• Extensive knowledge and experience of public library services in an urban setting
• Track record of successful execution of new and/or enhanced public library services
This position requires the successful candidate to have a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited university or college; eight years of increasingly responsible professional experience related to managing or supporting library services, including five years of administrative and supervisory responsibility at the managerial or executive level is required. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is desirable, but not mandatory.
The City offers a competitive salary, dependent on the selected candidate's qualifications and education, and a highly attractive benefits package. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest and resume (electronically preferred) to:
William D. Hawkins (email@example.com) or Brett Byers (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Hawkins Company
11040 Bollinger Canyon Road, Suite E-216
San Ramon, CA 94582
For complete brochure, visit www.thehawkinscompany.com or contact Bill Hawkins at 310-348-8800 or Ms. Brett Byers at 323-403-8279. The position will remain open until filled. Materials received by January 31, 2012 will have first consideration.
Please note: Under the Texas Public Information Act, information from your resume may be subject to public disclosure. The City of San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
State University of New York at Oswego
SUNY Oswego seeks an innovative, highly-motivated and visionary leader to serve as Library Director who is committed to extending the successful programs and services of the library to meet the changing needs of the 21st century student. The ideal candidate will support Penfield Library's continuing collaborations with other college constituents to further its mission as a partner in the teaching and learning process. As a strong supporter of the library's mission, the director will serve a critical advocacy role within and beyond the college. Reporting to the Provost, the Director will lead a progressive library that is central to SUNY Oswego's initiatives, including: sustainability, civic engagement, global competency, and faculty-student collaborative research activities. Current library projects include renovation planning, development of a learning commons, innovative reference and instruction programs, a strong liaison program with academic departments, and leadership in resource sharing projects.
The Library Director will be responsible for the management of all academic library services and leading strategic planning, including a complete library renovation. The Director will be the library's representative in college administrative groups and engage in partnerships to further integrate the library's mission and SUNY Oswego's strategic directions. Working collaboratively with faculty, staff and students, the Director will build connections college-wide, integrating library resources and services with academic departments and support services. The Director will create an environment which challenges staff, fosters meaningful teams and encourages professional development and growth. He/she will work closely with staff to improve library services and foster a supportive and productive community of scholarly achievement.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
For complete information about the position and application procedures, visit our website at www.oswego.edu/vacancies.
SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action Employer