Director for the Library

 

Location:        Garland Campus

Working Conditions:           

Usual office conditions; must be able to work days, evenings, and some weekends.

Responsibilities:

Performs administrative work rela­tive to planning, developing, budgeting, organizing, staffing, training and controlling all aspects of the Amberton University Library Resource Center (LRC). The Director supervises all library personnel and operations. Most of Amberton University’s LRC resources (print and electronic) are uniquely focused on the academic program disciplines advanced by the university. These disciplines include: Business (International Business, Project Management, Economics, Finance, Management, and Leadership); Counseling (Professional Counseling, School Counseling, and Marriage & Family Therapy); and, Interdisciplinary (Managerial Science, Human Relations & Business, Human Resource Training & Development). The Director of the LRC reports to the Academic Dean.

Requirements:

  • Master's Degree required in Library Science or related field.
  • Experienced in library operations and experienced in supervisory skills.
  • Supervises selecting, acquiring, cataloging, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials in various forms of media (print, audio, video and online).
  • Formulates Learning Resources Center regulations in compliance with University standards.
  • Reviews, evaluates, approves, and purchases all library supplies, equipment and resources.
  • Plans and conducts meetings with faculty to determine Library Resource needs.
  • Supervises training and development of staff, including scheduling.
  • Participates in professional development activities to keep the resources of the Library current, pertinent and supportive of the educational mission of the University.
  • Serves on numerous committees of the University relative to the academics of the institution.
  • Participates in the annual budgeting cycle by identifying Learning Resource Center's needs and sub-allocating funds awarded for the most efficient development of the library.

Qualifications:

  • A confessed Christian believing in the principles and beliefs taught in the New Testament of the Bible.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of library science.
  • Adequate knowledge of college administration to comply with institutional standards.
  • Adequate knowledge of budgeting in an academic environment to perform functions assigned.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationship with employees and students.
  • Ability to be self-directed including organizational skills, initiative, timeliness and follow-through.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Professionalism in speech, dress and manner consistent with University standards.

Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled

Compensation:

Based on Amberton University salary schedule

Contact:                         

Submit employment application, curriculum vitae, cover letter and list of references to:

                                               Amberton University
                                               ATTN:  Dr. Blair Stephenson, Academic Dean
                                               1700 Eastgate Drive
                                               Garland, TX 75041 

                                               Email: BStephenson@Amberton.edu
                                               FAX: 972.279.9773

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