DescriptionThe Assistant Dean for Technical Services reports to the Associate Dean of University Libraries. We seek an innovative, dynamic, and forward thinking individual to lead the library’s Technical Services operations. The Assistant Dean is responsible for the management of all technical services operations including cataloging, collection development, electronic resources and serials, systems, web and IT services and special collections. The incumbent will direct all aspects of technical services including development of policies and procedures, recruiting, scheduling, training, mentoring and evaluating library faculty and support staff. The Assistant Dean serves on the Library Council as well as on the University Libraries Dean’s Council. Please refer to the University Web site for a complete position description at http://humanresources.louisiana.edu/employment-opportunities. Salary and faculty rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. Starting date negotiable, anticipated for November 1, 2016 . Letter of application, resume’ and names and contact information of 5 references must be received at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette by September 1, 2016 or until the position is filled, and should be directed to Dr. Charles W. Triche III, Dean of University Libraries, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, PO Box 40199, Lafayette, Louisiana 70504 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. (EEO# LB 3-15)
This tenure track position requires at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in an academic or research library; a MLIS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; recent experience in library management including supervision of major departments or units within a library; knowledge of teaching trends and issues in higher education. Desired qualifications include a second master’s degree or earned doctorate; experience in writing and managing successful grant proposals; knowledge and application of assessment methodologies; experience in working with research and/or teaching faculty, librarians, students and support staff.
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