Arkansas State University Mid-South in West Memphis, AR, seeks applicants for the position of Director of the Library Media Center who are committed to enriching college students’ lives through high quality educational programming that fosters student success, workforce development, and lifelong learning. This is a 12-month position, with full college benefits.
Responsibilities: The Library Director provides oversight and leadership for the library in the areas of developing program goals and objectives for assessment aligned to the college’s strategic and operational plans; developing and implementing policies, procedures, and planning documents to provide for efficient delivery of services; budget management; collection development; library instruction sessions; cataloging; selection and supervision of full-time and part time staff; oversees circulation and inventory services; serves on college committees, as well as representing the college on local, state, regional, and national library association work; and other duties as assigned.
Reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Learning and Instruction.
Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS/MLIS, with three years of library experience in a supervisory capacity. Some community college library work experience preferred. Knowledge of all aspects of library functions, information technology, library automated systems, and electronic databases. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work well with faculty, students, staff, and community patrons required. Must be able to work some evening and weekend hours when needed to respond to class needs.
Projected Start Date: July 1, 2019. Review of applications will begin May 7 and continue until position is filled.
Salary and Benefits: $45,500. Full college benefits, including retirement; health, life, dental and disability insurance; a flex benefit plan; and tuition waivers and discounts for employee and family.
Application Process: To apply for this position please provide a completed ASU Mid-South Application for Employment (available from our website), with three professional references, a letter of interest in the position, and your resume. Please forward these documents to email@example.com.