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Friday, August 7, 2015

F/T - Head of Resources/Information Services - Pace University Library, NY Downtown Campus

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The Henry Birnbaum Library, Pace University NYC downtown library is seeking a dynamic and creative person to lead its reference department as Head of Resources/Information Services. As head of this department the person hired will oversee the various services and activities provided to library patrons and the university as a whole. The selected candidate is expected to participate in committee work and assist with the maintenance and ongoing evaluation of the Library’s existing collection. The Head of Resources/Information Services will also assume other duties as assigned by the Director of the library.
Other responsibilities associated with the position involve the following:
  • Organize, coordinate, and administer comprehensive reference, research, and referral services in a dynamic, team based, client-centered environment supported by advance library technology;
  • provide frontline supervision of the reference service desk, local resource development, electronic research network, and evening/weekend services;
  • exert leadership in developing, planning, and implementing innovative services, collections, and programs that both anticipate and respond to the complex needs of an increasingly diverse constituency.
A qualified candidate will have:
  • ALA-accredited MLS
  • Extensive working knowledge of print and electronic reference sources
  • Minimum 3-5 years of progressively responsible and significant experience in academic library
  • Information services, utilizing print and electronic information resources
  • Effective supervisory, organizational and management skills
  • Commitment to principles of collegiality, user-centered service, and information literacy
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Work Hours will be 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; some evenings and occasional weekends.
Pace University offers a competitive total rewards package including tuition benefits for employees & their family; flexible work-life options; and generous time off. 
Please visit: and select Staff Positions to view this opportunity by its job title or Posting Number 0602439.
Pace University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Position Reports To
Director of the Pace NYC Downtown Campus Library