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Thursday, November 6, 2014

F/T - Asst. Dean, Gill Library, Coll of New Rochelle (NY)

The College of New Rochelle is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented individual to fill the position of Assistant Dean of Gill Library. This is a full-time, professional staff position, available immediately, reporting to the Dean of the Library.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assists the Dean with the overall administration of the Libraries and has primary responsibility for coordination of day-to-day library operations;
  • Coordinates on-going, inclusive strategic planning processes for the Libraries and monitors progress toward strategic goals and initiatives;
  • Works closely with the Dean to facilitate the transformation of Gill Library into a Learning Commons that integrates diverse resources, enhances instruction, seeks new opportunities, and engages the Community;
  • Collaborates with academic programs and contributes to a vibrant research and learning community at all five branch campuses.
Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution; second or other advanced degree preferred;
  • Three years' related administrative experience with a history of progressively knowledgeable/responsible experience in an academic library;
  • Broad, in-depth knowledge of and experience with strategic planning, introducing and managing change, and integration of a Learning Commons model;
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills;
  • Clear evidence of collaborative leadership skills, initiatives, flexibility and impeccable integrity;
  • Excellent analytical, time management, organizational and creative problem-solving skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to the College and Library Mission, student centeredness, customer service, and collaborative approaches;
  • Ability to work independently and manage a complex workload;
  • Must travel to five branch campuses in the NYC metropolitan area regularly;
  • Must provide Reference coverage and work evenings and weekends, if needed.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Innovative Interfaces, Inc. and a variety of library-related systems;
  • Experience in Cataloging, Reference Services, or Electronic Resources;
  • Experience using library-related database management programs, Open Source, Copyright, scholarly communication or digitization initiatives.
The College of New Rochelle provides a competitive salary and benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send letter of interest addressed to: Ana E. Fontoura, Dean of Gill Library, CV, and the contact information for 3 references who can speak to your professional qualifications, to Ms. Brunie Lopez, Secretary to the Dean.
The College of New Rochelle is a Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to our unique educational mission. To learn more about Gill Library and the College, please visit our website at:

To Apply:

Postal Address: Ms. Brunie Lopez
Secretary to the Dean, Gill Library
The College of New Rochelle
29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, NY 10805-2339