Thursday, December 22, 2011

Library Director

State University of New York at Oswego

Library Director

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

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