The Assistant Dean of University Libraries for Learning and Outreach Services assists the Dean and works closely with administrative and Library faculty colleagues to carry out the mission of the Libraries and to provide leadership, direction and oversight for the planning and operations of the Libraries' faculty, staff, services and collections at Seton Hall. The Assistant Dean of University Libraries for Learning and Outreach Services will help develop programmatic and organizational initiatives to enhance the academic program and other services provided to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other constituencies. She/he will contribute her/his individual skills and expertise as needed in order to achieve the goals and objectives set by the organization. Motivates, listens, communicates and generally oversees the work of assigned Library functions, with a proven ability to analyze, follow through, help make workflows and services more efficient, particularly in the use of new tools and technologies.
Specifically, the Assistant Dean of University Libraries for Learning and Outreach Services will provide leadership and direction for the Public Services departments and units including reference, instruction, access services -- which includes ILL, circulation, and stacks services, and the Libraries' liaison services. The Assistant Dean of University Libraries for Learning and Outreach Services provides administrative oversight of personnel, budgets, and activities; partners with library units and administrative colleagues on communications and promotional strategies and assists with the planning and design of the Libraries' spaces to enhance learning; collaborates and provides leadership in implementing appropriate Web-enabled tools and technologies in advancing the University's and the Libraries' goals; insures appropriate internal and external communication; serves as the primary advocate to ensure that the Library gives excellent service and access to materials as it responds to current and future needs of the user community; works in close collaboration with administrative colleagues (especially on technology initiatives), Library faculty and staff . Makes recommendations to the Dean; also serves as librarian liaison providing library instruction, reference services, research support, and collection development services for selected program areas; other duties as assigned.
Masters Degree in Library Science--additional subject masters desired. 5-8 years of experience.
Doctorate: Open, related to SHU areas of curriculum preferred.
To apply, please visit the Seton Hall University website (www.shu.edu)
Diane E. Russo
Seton Hall University
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