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Director of Campus Library Services, Connecticut State Community College (Enfield, CT)

Director of Campus Library Services




Details:

Posted: March 15, 2024

Level: Community College Professional 20, 12-month, tenure track position.

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week

Closing Date: The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.




Location:

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwj88LmyyOn2AhVRUt8KHfwwAjYQFnoECBkQAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fasnuntuck.edu%2F&usg=AOvVaw1fEH-q1JTWkUGujpYTRM3b

170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082

**This position is not remote**

For more information, please click on the campus to be directed to their website.




CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The college supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, and advances positive change for the students, communities and industries it serves.




CT State Community College Vision:

Connecticut State Community College is recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut's citizens and communities.




CT State Community College Equity Statement:

Connecticut State Community College commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.




Anticipated Start Date:

June 2024




Position Summary:

The Director of Campus Library Services is responsible for providing an excellent academic library experience for a diverse clientele of faculty, staff, students, and the community. The Director leads and manages the Campus Library, overseeing daily operations, staff, collections, services, assessment, collaborations, and initiatives serving Connecticut State Community College (CSCC) students, faculty, and staff in support of research, scholarship, and the curriculum. In addition, the Director supports multicultural engagement and the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the library and college and takes initiative to integrate the library in the day-to-day fabric of the campus.




Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the direction of the Connecticut State Community College (CSCC) Director of Library Services the Director of Campus Library Services is accountable for effective performance in these essential functional areas:




• Effective delivery of library services.




• Accountable for directing and performing in the operation of the library to assure the delivery of services which support and enhance the learning mission of the college.




• Development and organization of the library's resources.




• Accountable for developing library resources meeting the academic and instructional needs of the college within fiscal constraints and for organizing them to ensure their efficient delivery to the library's users.




• Evaluation, training, development, and direction of library staff.




• Accountable for an appropriately qualified staff and for assuring their effective performance.




• Budget, fiscal and facilities management.

• Library assessment and evaluation.

• Information literacy initiatives.




• Accountable for ensuring an effective information literacy instruction program.




• Partnering with stakeholders to promote student success.




• Accountable for building and sustaining partnerships and collaborations with multiple stakeholders to support and enhance student success.




In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.




This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.




Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.).




Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited institution, with three (3) or more years of related experience, including one (1) or more years of experience in supervising others or a combination of education, training and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position's essential duties.




Incumbents are required to have demonstrated advanced knowledge and abilities in the following:




• Demonstrated ability to perform and to supervise the full range of professional library services.

• Strong competencies in all areas of library service including but not limited to circulation, reference, technical services, technology platforms, collection development and instruction.

• Demonstrated ability to train and direct professional and support staff in comprehensive library services.

• Demonstrated ability to provide effective information literacy instruction.

• Demonstrated ability to guide the integration of appropriate and emerging technologies into the services and administrative operation of the library; able to lead the library successfully through changing work environments.

• Excellent interpersonal communication skills: ability to build effective working relationships with local campus and CSCC departments, faculty, staff, and administration.

• Experience managing library budgets; demonstrated ability to communicate with vendors and publishers; ability to advocate for student, faculty, staff, and community members' needs.




Substitutions Allowed:




Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.




Preferred Qualifications:




• Experience using Alma/Primo Library Management System.

• Experience in an academic library setting.




Starting Salary:

Anticipated Salary; $85,993 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.




We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; https://view.officeapps.live.com/op/view.aspx?src=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.osc.ct.gov%2F2017memos%2Fattachments%2FRevisedRetPlnCmpChrtHEd.docx&wdOrigin=BROWSELINK; and many choices for https://carecompass.ct.gov/. You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with https://carecompass.ct.gov/supplementalbenefits/ Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.




Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.




Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.




Selection Procedure:

Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.




Background Screening:

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.




Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas, PhD, MSW, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, mailto:(jchaisson-cardenas@commnet.edu).




CSCC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F




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Qualifications

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$85,993.00  / year

Closing Date

How to Apply

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/5119843

Posted

2024-03-21 |  Quick link to this job