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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

F/T - Online Campus Library Director

This is multi-campus college in New Jersey and New York City that offers student opportunity to achieve professional and personal success in dynamic careers. The college focuses efforts on career preparation and emphasis the practical applications of learning in order to build a bridge to employers. This college strongly encourages use of new technologies.

The Position: Provide vision and direction for all aspects of online library services and support. Work collaboratively with campus librarians, faculty and other members of the online campus to provide a quality, comprehensive library experience. Manage access to a variety of library electronic resources and utilities such as databases, ebooks, link resolver tools, and an integrated library system. Participate in the development and/or selection of technologies designed to enhance the user experience.
This new position is based in Clifton New Jersey, and reports to the Director of Library Services.
  • Provides leadership in the selection and implementation of survey and other outcomes assessment tools that evaluate the impact and effectiveness of web based library services and resources.
  • Understands the online campus community needs and preferences for information, which build and drive the selection of resources and services.
  • Develop student centered, problem solving tutorials utilizing Blackboard tools such as Camtasia, Content System, Wimba, and Visual Communicator and other web 2.0 tools and applications.
  • Routinely analyses the use, quality, effectiveness of current electronic collections.
  • Participates in planning and budget development for the online campus library.
  • Provide real time point-of-need service to online students and faculty as assigned.
  • Participates in the library liaison program and information literacy efforts, including the creation of instructional content and web based tools for information literacy assessment.
  • Performs interlibrary loan functions to include initiating OCLC requests, updating OCLC interlibrary loan transactions, return of borrowed materials, and loans of materials between campuses.
  • Keeps current with trends and issues relating to web and library technologies.
  • Advocates the value of library and information services to the College Online community.
  • Participates in professional activities, including library and College committees and task forces, membership in professional organizations, and attendance at professional conference and/or workshops.
  • Collaborates on the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the efficient and effective operation of library services.
  • Collaborates on staffing schedules, hiring, training, and supervision of online campus library personnel. Completes performance reviews for subordinates on a timely basis.
  • Submit monthly and quarterly status and statistical reports.
  • Participates in the faculty governance of the College.
  • Collaborates on staffing schedules, hiring, training, and supervision of online campus library personnel. Completes performance reviews for subordinates on a timely basis.
  • Understand and work to realize the mission, values and vision of College.
  • Collaborate with other College and campus associates to achieve common goals.
  • Monitors day to day reliability and availability of library web pages and electronic resources.
  • Assists with the installation, configuration, and modification of applications, databases, & other systems.
  • Must hold an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution.
  • Working Knowledge of student problem solving tutorial tools utilizing Blackboard tools such as Camtasis, Content System, Wimba and Visual Communicator and other web 2.0 tools and applications.
  • Strong technology skills including knowledge of all Windows applications, integrated library systems, course management software and a broad range of web technology.
  • Solid understanding of the role and potential of technology for the design and delivery of information resources and services.
  • Ability to excel both independently and as a team member on a variety of simultaneous projects within a dynamic and collaborative environment.
  • Experience with a variety of subscription databases.
  • Knowledge of and interest in emerging technologies and professional development opportunities.
  • Familiarity with information literacy concepts and trends.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must possess excellent writing skills in combination with effective interpersonal, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills in a technological environment.
For further details on this position, to send your resume, or make a referral:
Job Code: CB-01 (Resumes in Word preferred)
Sarah Warner, MLIS