LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 16.5

Help for CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB Archives

CODE4LIB Archives


CODE4LIB@LISTS.CLIR.ORG


View:

Message:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Topic:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

By Author:

[

First

|

Previous

|

Next

|

Last

]

Font:

Proportional Font

LISTSERV Archives

LISTSERV Archives

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB Home

CODE4LIB  November 2018

CODE4LIB November 2018

Subject:

Job: Director of Library & Knowledge Commons, Hampshire College

From:

Abigail <[log in to unmask]>

Reply-To:

Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Thu, 1 Nov 2018 11:55:51 -0400

Content-Type:

text/plain

Parts/Attachments:

Parts/Attachments

text/plain (84 lines)

*Director of Library & Knowledge Commons, Harold F. Johnson Library,
Hampshire College*

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and
member of the Five College consortium with Amherst, Smith, and Mount
Holyoke Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, invites
applications for the position of director of the library and knowledge
commons. The College is located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley in Western
Massachusetts and contributes to the rich cultural environments of the
college towns of Amherst, South Hadley and Northampton.

The director of the library and knowledge commons has chief responsibility
for all library services and helps to carry out the mission of the library,
as such, “The Hampshire College Library is a dynamic hub of people,
technology, and information that serves as an incubator of ideas across all
disciplines. Educating for change demands comprehension of the past and
vision for the future.  The library’s innovative risk-taking intellectual
environment fosters new ways of creating knowledge and understanding.”  The
director plans, organizes coordinates and directs all aspects of library
services in support of Hampshire's academic mission in a unique, “do it
yourself” educational environment.  The director brings creative problem
solving to leverage available resources and ensure broadest access to
relevant resources in support of Hampshire’s unique curriculum.

The director of the library and knowledge commons attracts, develops and
supervises an engaged professional and support staff that includes liaison
librarians and staff in acquisitions and technical services, discovery,
access services, archives, media, advanced media, and the gallery.  They
work within the Five College library consortium to develop shared access to
collections and services; identify and engage partners to participate in
development of the library “knowledge, community and technology commons,” a
hub of extended academic, community-engaged and technology resources in the
library that directly support student academic success; and lead the
integration of library and technology services with assistance provided by
the Writing Center, Transformative Speaking Program, Quantitative Resource
Center, and Center for Academic Support and Advising. The director will
identify and modify library spaces to support evolving library services;
identify necessary resources; and make judicious use of existing
institutional resources in support of the library and knowledge commons.
Responsibilities will include budget planning, oversight, documentation,
and outcomes. The director of the library and knowledge commons serves as
spokesperson, both on and outside of campus.

*Current and ongoing initiatives the Director will advise and support
include the Five College Compass: Digital Collections
(https://compass.fivecolleges.edu/ <https://compass.fivecolleges.edu/>)
collaborative digital library service with Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges
and the Five College implementation of FOLIO and EBSCO beta hosting
services for this new open source library services platform
(https://www.fivecolleges.edu/libraries/folio
<https://www.fivecolleges.edu/libraries/folio>).*

An advanced degree with a minimum of ten years of job related experience is
required. Qualified candidate will have an extensive knowledge of
collection management and discovery systems, library and archival
cataloging, and metadata standards. Candidate must have the ability to
collect and analyze data, project and forecast trends for libraries in
higher education  with solid interpersonal, leadership, analytical, problem
solving, organization, communication (written & oral), computer and
administrative skills. This position requires strong management skills and
an obligation to stay informed and abreast of trends and best practices in
libraries and in higher education. A commitment to working with people from
diverse backgrounds and the ability to foster an inclusive library culture
is essential.

This is a full time, benefited position. Hampshire College offers a
competitive salary and excellent benefit program. Please submit your cover
letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via
our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/

www.hampshire.edu

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to
diversity and inclusion in education and employment.

________________________

Abigail (Abby) S. Baines

Systems & Discovery Librarian

Harold F. Johnson Library

Hampshire College

Top of Message | Previous Page | Permalink

Advanced Options


Options

Log In

Log In

Get Password

Get Password


Search Archives

Search Archives


Subscribe or Unsubscribe

Subscribe or Unsubscribe


Archives

November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004
September 2004
August 2004
July 2004
June 2004
May 2004
April 2004
March 2004
February 2004
January 2004
December 2003
November 2003

ATOM RSS1 RSS2



LISTS.CLIR.ORG

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager