Edmonds Community College is seeking a Library Director to provide excellent service to our diverse community through a variety of information services and formats which actively support successful teaching and student learning. The Director oversees all operations and services of the Library. The Director provides leadership for library faculty and staff to assure that instructional programs, resources, and services promote the welfare and best interests of students in a manner consistent with the library's mission and the mission and goals of the college.
Vision and Leadership
Provides transformational leadership, vision, and strategic direction for the Library to support student success and the interests and needs of the Edmonds campus community.
Directs program development for the Division, including the development of annual goals and long-range strategic plans aligned with the mission and core themes of the college.
Resources and Services
Provides administrative direction and oversight for all operations, programs, resources and services of the Library, which includes performing regular public service functions.
Incorporates traditional practices and evolving technologies in support of diverse constituencies and to advance information access, student learning and scholarship.
In collaboration with faculty librarians, guides and supports the library's information literacy instruction program and its delivery to the campus community.
Supervision of Staff
Develops, trains and supervises a strong cohesive team to cultivate a student-first environment, characterized by professionalism, collaboration, collegiality and civility.
Directs, manages and evaluates assigned faculty and staff in adherence to performance standards, negotiated agreements, applicable state and federal laws, as well as College policies and procedures.
Provides progressive leadership, fostering a commitment to diversity in division staff, ensuring a climate of equity and inclusion for students.
Develops, manages and administers complex Division budgets, including monitoring of expenditures, and securing additional revenue sources (grants, gifts, etc.)
Outreach and Collaboration
Represents and advocates for the Library by serving on internal and external councils and committees, including the College Instructional Leadership, and state-wide consortia (LLC and WACTCLC).
Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with campus partners, including technology departments, to ensure the provision of resources and services in support of teaching and learning.
Serves as Copyright Officer and a Campus Security Authority for the college.
Professional Development and Services
Keeps abreast of new trends and innovations in academic libraries by reading current literature, communicating with colleagues, and participating in professional meetings and workshops.
This is an exempt position reporting to the Executive Vice President for Instruction.
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