Dean of Libraries
Del Mar College
Corpus Christi, TX
**Job DescriptionSummary**: Plan, direct, and integrate learning resource services and programs so as to promote fulfillment of the College's missions and goals. Evaluate and align the effectiveness of Library programs to meet the needs of students and achieve institutional goals.
Engage Library staff and the college community in identifying and developing
innovative means to promote information literacy in 21st C. learning
strategies. Support and promote the development of a Library Design Team that
continuously reviews, assesses and innovates all aspects of Library
Promote the Library within the college community so as to maximize use of
Library resources and services. Engage Library staff to develop Library
physical facilities into the Place to Be through Strategic Planning. Actively
promote the College by participating in organizations, making public
presentations, and serving on local and regional boards.
Recruit and develop a creative and resourceful staff of engaged, thorough, and
service-oriented persons. Evaluate and recommend retention and promotion of
faculty and staff. Serve as liaison between the Learning Resources Division
and other divisions of the college.
Administer learning resources and services at all campus locations. Approve
division requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
Recommend an annual budget for the support of learning
resources. ****Minimum Qualifications**:** Master's degree
in Library, Information Science or equivalent from a program accredited by the
American Library Association. Five years related experience with Libraries and
Library operations to include academic libraries or related higher education
Strong knowledge of Library 2.0 initiatives. Sound knowledge of issues/trends
in academic libraries and understanding of information technologies.
Proficiency with business software and learning technologies.
Demonstrated ability in leadership, decision-making, budget management, and
supervision. Strong team building skills. Excellent interpersonal and
communication skills. Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and
Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills. Committed
to quality library service centered around student learning and characterized
by collaboration with faculty in support of teaching and research needs.
Capacity to work effectively in a multicultural setting.
**Preferred Qualifications**: Strong skills in systems theory and/or design
thinking. Experience with regional Accreditation procedures and reporting
requirements. **Salary**: Minimum $82,978.00 / 12
months **Closes**: 7/10/2014
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