Thursday, September 27, 2012

Director of Digital Strategies & Services

The Smith College Libraries seeks a Director of Digital Strategies & Services to lead the Digital Strategies & Services Group. The Director will provide energetic leadership, creative vision, and strong management to Digital Strategies and Services for the Libraries.

The Director is responsible for collaboratively developing, integrating and supporting current and emerging technologies for all library services in order to enhance and improve the learning and research experience of the Smith community. The Director will facilitate and improve access to digital scholarly resources through a multitude of web services platforms and lead the Libraries’ collaborative efforts in campus digital initiatives in providing discovery, access and preservation for the college’s unique scholarly assets.

As a member of the Libraries’ leadership the Director will collaborate with colleagues to realize the mission and vision of the Libraries.  The Director will contribute to library-wide strategic planning, policy development, assessment and resource management. The Director will demonstrate leadership in and commitment to the concepts and practices of the learning organization throughout the libraries.

As leader of the Digital Strategies and Services Group the Director will: develop strategic plans and initiatives to deploy digital services that enhance and improve the learning and research of students and faculty; lead, guide and support all aspects of the Group’s services and operations achieving operational excellence; develop and implement sustainable digitization initiatives. The Director will also engage directly with faculty and students to support research, teaching and learning in designated disciplines. 

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College offers an opportunity to live and work in an area known for its lively arts scene as well as the strong cultural and intellectual life of the Five Colleges and natural beauty of the Pioneer Valley.

Required Skills:   Ability to think strategically at both a systems level and a Group level. Ability to apply critical, analytical and innovative thinking to work.  Ability to successfully:  manage projects; prioritize work; and identify and solve problems.  Excellent written and oral communication skills.  Demonstrated ability to work in a collegial and collaborative environment.  Demonstrated  continuous learning of new skills, their application and sharing with colleagues. Familiarity with best practices in information/educational technology and digital asset management.

Review of applications will begin immediately.  To be considered for this position and to review a full position description, apply on-line at

Smith College is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Digital Services Librarian

Daniel A. Reed Library seeks a creative, collaborative, learner-centered professional librarian to partner with academic departments and collaborate with other faculty librarians.  This position has overall responsibility for leading a team effort to provide high quality information discovery systems that support teaching and learning across campus. The person in this position will:

  • Works to advance Reed Library’s digital presence 
  • Provide leadership and share responsibility for planning, implementing, and maintaining the Library website, and other digital systems and services through which Library patrons locate information. 
  • Envision, develop, and execute digital projects and use new technologies and social media platforms to facilitate instruction, learning and research in collaboration with the library faculty. 
  • Facilitate assessment and use of analytic tools to gather, report and evaluate web statistics and data. 
  • Work closely with members of the library and campus community, to plan, implement, and coordinate library resources and services that address the unique information and research needs of our online learning community including integration with the campus Learning Management System.
  • Assist faculty in collection development activities 
  • Actively participate in faculty governance, institutional service, professional development and scholarly activities
  • Participate in reference and instruction services.

Required Qualifications for the Position:

  • Masters degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited institution. 
  • Two years experience integrating technology in library services or a degree or certificate in a technology-related field 
  • Recent work experience in academic libraries 
  • Experience with emerging technologies including the demonstrated ability to coordinate online communication using mainstream online social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc. 
  • Proficiency and experience with web technologies to deliver information resources and external content, such as OmniUpdate (or other Content Management System), Wiki and blogging software, 
  • Proficiency in working with Learning Management systems and their applications 
  • Knowledge of technologies for digital libraries, including OpenURL, MARC and DHTML, APIs, etc., and digital products such as Libguides, 24/7 Chat services, mobile websites, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically, analyze problems, and develop and implement creative solutions 
  • Demonstrated ability to work well both independently and as part of a team. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a complex workload in a timely and effective manner. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaborate effectively with faculty and staff colleagues. 
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement and assess work responsibilities. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituencies
  • Excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills with a high degree of computer literacy.

Preferred Qualifications for the Position:

  • Experience with integrated library systems, preferably ExLibris ALEPH500 System
  • Experience using Photoshop and Illustrator to create and modify graphics files for the web and for print 
  • Proficiency using and effectively searching a wide array of online and print library resources 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of ACRL's Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education 

For complete vacancy announcement and/or to apply, visit

SUNY Fredonia prides itself on an outstanding workforce. To continually support organizational excellence, the university conducts background screens on applicants. An affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, SUNY Fredonia encourages and actively seeks applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities.

Associate University Librarian

It is an exciting time at the Washington University Libraries.  The recent appointment of a new University Librarian coupled with two vacancies at the Associate University Librarian level provides us with an opportunity to totally transform the organization. Come join our team and help us craft a new vision for a 21st century academic library!

The Washington University Libraries invites applications for two positions at the Associate University Librarian level.  We are seeking creative, innovative, visionary administrators who desire to be part of a dynamic and collegial senior leadership team as we enter into formal planning for our future.

We invite applicants who have demonstrated dynamic, innovative and creative approaches to leading projects, solving problems, and initiating new services designed to meet user needs.  Areas of oversight will be determined by the experience and background of the successful candidates through matching talents with AUL roles.  Areas could include access services, support for teaching and research, collections, digital services, special collections or other units.  As members of the senior management team, the AUL’s will participate in planning, budget, operations, and personnel decisions for the libraries.

Persons hired for these positions will help develop, articulate and share the Library’s vision and direct staff to develop and implement innovations, comprehensive programs and services based on the vision. Other responsibilities are:  Play a significant lead role in library-wide planning, setting strategic initiatives, resource education, policy development and evaluation of activities and services.  Work collaboratively with library staff and faculty and students to address scholarly, research, teaching and learning needs expeditiously.  Provide leadership and direction to specific areas of the Libraries and lead multiple projects and initiatives.
These positions require a graduate degree from an accredited library school or other relevant graduate degree.  Given the level of these positions, we would normally expect candidates to have a minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in an academic institution.  However, other applicable experience will be considered.

Washington University Libraries includes the John M. Olin Library and twelve school and departmental libraries and holds over four million volumes.  For information about the University and the Libraries please visit:;

Applications for these positions must be submitted online at Reference job #24500. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2012.  Positions will remain open until filled. Employment eligibility verification required upon hire. Washington University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from, and nominations of, women and minority candidates. 

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Youth Services Coordinator

Committed to providing children, teens, parents and caregivers a “portal to life-changing resources”? Mid-Continent Public Library (headquartered in Independence, MO) has the opportunity for you.  MCPL seeks a dynamic library leader to become its new Youth Services Coordinator. As part of the administrative team, the Youth Services Coordinator will be the library’s key representative to the library staff and community serving children and teens—and agencies and organizations serving those audiences. The successful candidate will lead in the development and provision of traditional, virtual and cutting edge services and programs at the local, regional and national levels.

Mid-Continent Public Library,, is a consolidated public library system serving 750,000 people in Clay, Platte and Jackson Counties in Missouri—surrounding the central core of and serving major portions of Kansas City, Missouri. The Library strives to provide exceptional customer service and expanding access to materials, programs, and technology including a world class genealogy and family history library.  MCPL is an independent library district (political sub-division of the State) with a permanent tax rate exclusively dedicated to public library services. MCPL is the largest public library system in the state of Missouri by number of volumes and size of budget.  Its collection ranks among the 100 largest libraries in America, which includes university, public, and private collections. Library staff (600+ FTE’s) serve the District through 34 locations. In 2010-2011, the Library celebrated 4.6 million customer visits and an annual circulation of more than 9 million items. Library programs and services are supported through a $41.9 annual operating budget with 22.5% dedicated to materials purchases and a substantial portion of that being for children’s and teen materials.  Almost half a million residents carry MCPL cards and 39,785 customers participated in the 2012 Summer Reading Program—noted as being one of the nation’s most successful summer reading programs.

Mid-Continent Public Library serves three of the fifteen-county metropolitan area anchored by Kansas City that spans the border between Missouri and Kansas. As of the 2010 Census, the metropolitan area had a population of 2,035,334.  For details on MCPL, the metro area and the surrounding communities see  

Responsibilities. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Libraries and is responsible for modeling excellent customer service and providing collaborative leadership to System-wide planning for youth services, including developing policies and procedures for youth services, assisting with programs for youth, assisting with materials selection, planning workshops and in-service sessions, and training in the area of youth services. The position also has System-wide responsibility for public relations and marketing in cooperation with the Marketing and Communications Department. See for the complete job description.

Qualifications. ALA–accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science, a minimum of five years youth services related experience, and a minimum of three years of management or supervisory experience. The successful candidate will also have public library experience, a solid knowledge of children and teen services, the ability to relate and communicate with internal customers as well as developing, promoting and providing external community outreach to agencies and organizations serving children and teens, and technology skills to best develop virtual youth services. A strong collaborative management style and the desire and ability to be part of a “team effort” are essential.

Compensation. The hiring salary range is $55,486-$87,677 with a competitive benefits package.

For further information or to apply, contact Jobeth Bradbury, Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates,  A cover letter and current resume as Word (or pdf) attachments will start the application process. This position closes November 4, 2012.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Director, University Library Resource Center

Xavier University of Louisiana, a historically black Catholic university, seeks a dynamic leader to serve as the Director of the University Library Resource Center (LRC).  The Director reports to the Office of the Senior Vice President and works strategically to ensure that the LRC provides sustained and superior services to the University community as well as its broad constituency.

As a non-tenure track faculty member, the Library Director is responsible for the strategic planning, organizing, and directing of all library services.  Other responsibilities include developing annual budgets that provide continuing growth in Library collections and services; allocating budgets that ensure the acquisition of Library materials that support curricular goals; supervising and leading Library faculty and staff; planning for the growth and development of Library staffing and services; and advising the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs on future changes and needs of the Library Resource Center.

Qualifications for this position include:
  • Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited program.  Second master’s or Ph.D. degree preferred;
  • Evidence of at least five years of progressively responsible experience in academic libraries, preferably at the department head level or higher;
  • Evidence of significant supervisory experience of librarians and support staff;
  • Evidence of professional engagement and scholarship;
  • Evidence of participation in strategic planning initiatives and providing strategic direction;
  • Evidence of leadership and innovation in the management of print, digital, and consortia collections;
  • Evidence of analytical insight involving library collections, publishing, library technology, library consortia, and management;
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with a wide range of library and university colleagues; and
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

To apply, log in to our online system at:  Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references, with the letter of application addressed to: Dr. Marguerite S. Giguette; Chair, Library Search Committee.  Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled.  EOE/AA.  

Monday, September 17, 2012

Dean of Libraries

Eastern Washington University seeks a Dean of Libraries who will provide a vision for the future of Eastern's Libraries and will foster a work environment that welcomes change and innovation to meet new challenges. The successful candidate will demonstrate a creative understanding for balancing library traditions with the evolving role of academic libraries.

Eastern's Libraries stimulate and support intellectual inquiry. They foster interactive relationships among faculty, students, staff and the community in the context of the mission and vision of the University. The Libraries serve as the focal point of University intellectual life by supporting academic endeavors including curriculum development, student research, instructional delivery, and development of critical inquiry. They provide special services to support faculty research and to stimulate a vital campus culture and life. The Libraries are in a period of change, with the establishment of a Learning Commons in the main library on the Cheney campus and the planned implementation of a shared Integrated Library System with the other members of the Orbis Cascade Alliance.

?The Learning Commons is envisioned as a blended learning space that supports the entire student learning experience, including their technology needs, their collaborative learning needs, and their personal development. Cross-disciplinary and cross-curricular connections among University academic services and students help create knowledge communities to enhance student learning through integrative processes that allow for skill building, authentic practice, and reflection. The learning commons combines traditional library research services with writing help, peer tutorial programs, computing and technology support, individual and group study, and other services to support the processes of inquiry, analysis, understanding, synthesis, and the creation and expression of knowledge. The EWU Learning Commons' mission is to: provide a collaborative intellectual setting that inspires excellence in learning.

?The Orbis Cascade Alliance is a consortium of 37 academic institutions in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. The mission of the Alliance is to strengthen member libraries through collaboration in order to support the work of our students, faculty, staff, and researchers. Alliance members join together to enhance our services, share our information resources and expertise, enrich and preserve our collections, and develop library staff to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing information environment. Among Alliance strategic initiatives is the implementation of a 21st century shared ILS. The Dean is a voting member of the Alliance Council representing EWU.

The Dean will exhibit a strong commitment to collaboration among library administration, faculty, staff, and students, and will be committed to developing the full potential of the library's human resources as well as strong functional relationships with other constituent groups. The successful candidate's management style will be open and collaborative, encouraging (enabling) library faculty and staff to experiment with new ways to develop, update, and deliver library services to both on-campus and off-campus users. Additionally, the Dean will support our commitment to creating an inclusive, supportive community for all its members. EWU seeks a Dean who offers professional or personal experience and interest in culturally diverse groups, diverse learning styles, and in the ability of higher education to contribute to a more just and inclusive society.

The Dean will be a key member of the academic leadership team as the University continues to serve a diverse student body with high-quality professional and liberal arts programs. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean is responsible for all areas of Library administration, which include strategic planning, policy and program development, resource management, and utilization of emerging technologies. As a member of the Academic Affairs Council and Cabinet, the Dean participates in university-wide decision making and planning.

Candidates must have an MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution, or the equivalent, along with a record of librarianship, scholarship, service and experience in administrative and fiscal management. Candidates must also offer a record of leadership to help ensure the Libraries comprise an essential component of the academic and intellectual life of the university, and a physical and virtual place to develop knowledge through access to the latest information and critical inquiry.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Minimum Qualifications:
1) MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution, or the equivalent

2) Demonstrated record of librarianship, scholarship and service

3) Administrative and fiscal management experience

4) Record of leadership to help ensure the Libraries comprise an essential component of the academic and intellectual life of the university, and a physical and virtual place to develop knowledge through access to the latest information and critical inquiry

5) Professional or personal experience and interest in culturally diverse groups, diverse learning styles, and in the ability of higher education to contribute to a more just and inclusive society.

6) Demonstrated interest, experience and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualification: Earned Doctorate or equivalent preferred (any discipline)

Web Services Librarian (Assistant Professor) - Library

The College of Staten Island – The City University of New York

The Department of the Library, at the College of Staten Island, currently seeks applicants for appointment to a tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor - Web Services Librarian. This position is anticipated to begin in February 2013. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing, designing, and maintaining a database-driven library website. In addition, this individual is expected to oversee the usability of the library website by preparing guidelines and assessment strategies of user interfaces. The Web Services Librarian will serve in a leadership role and work with other library faculty to develop web-based services and applications for delivering content to library users; work with the Coordinator of Electronic Resources to evaluate, acquire, manage, and promote electronic resources; coordinate library digitization projects; set standards for the creation of metadata for digital collections; and collaborate effectively with Information Technology staff members. The successful candidate is expected to pursue an active and productive academic agenda through scholarly publication, grant writing, and participation in professional conferences.  For more information on the Department of the Library, please visit our website at:

The ideal candidate will have a Masters in Library Science (MLS), Masters in Library Information Studies (MLIS), or closely related discipline. A second graduate degree in addition to the MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited library school is required for a position as Assistant Professor.  Preference will be given to candidates with at least two years of experience in an academic environment and good working knowledge of web design technologies as well as open source content management systems (i.e. Druple, Joomla, etc.). 

Applicants should demonstrate: experience with the evaluation, acquisition, and management of electronic resources; familiarity with digital media technology and metadata standards for providing access to digitized audio, video, and image collections; knowledge of trends and services in academic libraries, especially in the area of emerging social networking technologies (such as mobile apps, wikis, blogs, rss, etc.) and their effective use in an academic research environment.  The successful candidate will be expected to convey an understanding of information-seeking behaviors in an academic research environment with respect to effective web interface design, including information architecture, navigation, usability, and accessibility.  Strong presentation, interpersonal skills (both verbal and written), negotiating skills, and the ability to work with and train staff with varying levels of technical ability are especially desired.
Compensation: $42,873 - $74,133; commensurate with qualifications. 

To apply, please go to ; select "Employment" - "Search Job Listings" - "More Options to Search for CUNY Jobs" - then enter the Job ID#  6461 in the "Job Opening ID" field.  In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, as well as the contact information for three professional references.
Search extended. Complete applications must be received by November 11, 2012.

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

Library Instructional Design Resident

Western Libraries is looking for a creative self-starter who is comfortable with both technology and applied teaching techniques to be our first Instruction Design Resident. We are looking for someone to help Western Libraries develop its curriculum online in support of the university’s vision to “build a stronger Washington by being an international leader in active learning, critical thinking, and societal problem solving.” Our goal is to provide a recent graduate with mentoring, professional development and hands-on experience with instructional design and library instruction in a real-life setting. Western Libraries are committed to the University’s strategic goal of recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff, and welcome applications from diverse candidates.

Please click on link to see full job description, required and preferred qualifications, and application instructions:

WWU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  For disability accommodation, call (360) 640-3774 or (360) 650-7696 (TTY).  

Dean of the University Libraries

Adelphi University invites applications for the dean of the University Libraries. Adelphi University is a world-class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs, this co-educational University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 45 states and 43 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

As an integral part of the educational experience, the Adelphi University Libraries are an invaluable resource primarily for students, faculty, staff, alumni and the broader community. Located at the Garden City campus and the Manhattan, Hauppauge and Hudson Valley Centers, they offer an extensive range of print, online and digital materials and services to support academic studies and enhance research. The Adelphi University Libraries’ mission is to play a vital role in the instructional, research, cultural and student life programs of the University by providing high-quality library and information facilities, resources, technology and services in correlation with the mission and vision of the University.

Reporting to the provost, the dean of University Libraries oversees all library operations and services, including strategic planning, operational planning and assessment, fiscal preparation and management of a $6.5 million budget. The dean also oversees the library faculty and the libraries’ teaching role within the University community. The next dean will chart a course for the institution to thrive in a period of profound transition for academic libraries and must be entrepreneurial and proactive to ensure the Adelphi University Libraries remain at the forefront of this change.   The successful candidate will have experience enabling her/him to lead in a premier academic setting, including seven to 10 years of senior-level academic library management experience, a familiarity with the library faculty model, and a record of scholarship and publication appropriate to an appointment with tenure.

All applications will be held in the strictest of confidence. Screening of candidates will begin immediately. Complete application packets should include a formal letter of interest and a CV.  E-mail applications and nominations to:

Ken Kring, Senior Client Partner
Korn/Ferry International
1835 Market Street, Suite 2000
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Adelphi University is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from minority and female candidates. Adelphi is an AA/EEO Employer.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Outreach & Instruction Librarian

Rank:  Instructor or Assistant Professor
Location/Department:  Library  
Position Detail:  Teaching
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Compensation:  Commensurate with experience and credentials
Web Site:
Closing Date:   Open until filled with review of resumes to begin immediately


Reporting to the Head of Reference & Instruction, the Outreach & Instruction Librarian works as 1 of a team of 10 librarians.  Develops and delivers instructional programs, often incorporating new technologies.  Acts as faculty liaison to the School of Education and other designated areas; maintains awareness of curricular needs, teaching approaches, and research interests of faculty, and makes recommendations to support related activities. Engages faculty in information literacy initiatives.  Conducts outreach to various communities, including affiliated high schools and programs, the Learning Center, the Writing Across the Curriculum program, Student Affairs, alumni, and others.  Collects resources in Education and other designated disciplines.  Maintains knowledge of trends in scholarly communication.  Provides traditional and virtual reference and research assistance. Collaborates with others in identifying, designing, and introducing new information products and services. Librarians within the City University of New York take active faculty roles, serving on committees and engaging in scholarly research and publication.  Schedule may include weekend and evening rotations.  The successful candidate will show evidence of teamwork, creativity, initiative, and flexibility.


Required Qualifications:
  • ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library & Information Science.
  • Experience in an academic, research, or large public library. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and written and verbal communications skills.
  • Experience developing collaborative working relationships.
  • Commitment to innovative and effective user-centered services.

Strongly Preferred Qualifications:

  • Second graduate degree required for appointment above the rank of Instructor. 
  • Experience working with high school liaison programs or high school students.
  • Experience working on department/library/college committees.
  • Teaching/instructional experience in an academic environment.
  • Knowledge of resources in Education and current pedagogical theories.
  • Experience with current web and instructional technologies.
  • Demonstrated success with scholarly research and publication process.


Complete applications will consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.  Applications must be submitted through the CUNY First online application system.  Please go to and click “How to Apply for Jobs Online”.  This job is posting number 6453. 

The City University of New York is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Immigration Reform and Control Act/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer 

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Research & Instruction Librarian - Education Liaison

About Lesley University:
Lesley University prepares women and men for lives and careers that make a difference. We offer our staff the same opportunity. Join us and make a difference!
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term-disability insurance. In addition, we offer generous amounts of vacation and holiday time, as well as a tuition remission policy that enables employees to expand their knowledge and skills.

For more information about Lesley University, please visit our website at

Job Description:
The librarian will promote and provide research and information literacy instruction to students in classroom settings, individual consultations, and in online forums. The librarian's core constituency is Lesley’s Graduate School of Education. He or she will collaborate with faculty and colleagues to deliver services appropriate to student needs, and will manage relevant collections in all formats, including books, videos, children’s literature and teaching resources that support research in education for K-12 teachers.

  • ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS.
  • 2-4 years professional, post-MLS library experience.
  • Experience providing library instruction using varied technologies such as chat and video conferencing.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of best practices in information literacy instruction.
  • Excellence verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience collaborating with colleagues and faculty in a team environment
  • Library research experience using electronic information services and tools.
  • Knowledge of current issues facing K-12 educators.
  • Ability to work occasionally on evenings and weekends.

Additional Information:
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, applicant screening will begin immediately, and the search will continue until the position is filled. Finalists will be asked to demonstrate their teaching ability and submit a writing sample.

Application Instructions:
Please include a cover letter, CV/ resume, and contact information for three references.

Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply.


Please apply online:

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Director of Libraries

Bordering Southeast Florida’s Atlantic coastline, Broward County is the eighteenth largest county in the nation and Florida’s second largest.  Home to over 1.7 million people, Broward County’s warm climate, ethnic and racial diversity, expanding economy, myriad of housing options, excellent schools, state-of-the-art healthcare, and advanced transportation system afford its residents an exceptional quality of life.  The Broward County Libraries Division, by population served, is the ninth largest library system in the United States. The Division has over 600 permanent staff positions and an operating budget of $59 million. The Director of Libraries is responsible for directing the activities of the Division and oversees its administration, including policy development, supervision of professional staff, planning and organization of services to the public and also prepares and monitors the Division budget. Requires an MLS from an ALA accredited school and six years experience in a large, multi-branch library system, including four years supervisory experience. 
Salary: $95,283 - $156,263 DOQ.
Please apply immediately at as resume review will begin September 21, 2012
For more information, contact Sherrill Uyeda or Syldy Tom at (562) 901-0769 or email