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Discussion Library Director, Truckee Meadows Community College (open until filled)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 09:08 am

Library Director

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Job Description

Truckee Meadows Community College is seeking a dynamic, creative, and experienced leader and manager with proven effectiveness. This colleague demonstrates an understanding of the evolving role of the Library and Learning Commons Model in a community college setting and has a record of accomplishment of planning, implementing, and assessing capital improvements and developing metrics and unit plans aligned with success and effectiveness. Reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Truckee Meadows Community College, the Director will manage the internal operations of the Elizabeth Sturm Library and Learning Commons. The Commons, will offer technologically enhanced learning spaces for faculty to experiment with new technologies that support innovative learning and will allow students to take advantage of integrated spaces and staffing for library research, writing and math centers, tutoring, professional development, and adjunct instructor support. The Director is responsible for planning, implementing, supervising and assessing the resources and services of the Library and Learning Commons.

 

Minimum Qualifications

1. Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science, Library Informatics, Library Media, and/or related field from an ALA-accredited program is required.

2. Four years in an Academic Library in a post-secondary institution; with two years in an administrative leadership position.

3. Demonstrated experience in developing and managing multiple budget accounts that reflects positive results.

4. Demonstrated experience of effective supervision, management, and leadership of librarians and library staff.

5. Ability to value and encourage diversity, inspire and build trust, lead organizational and cultural change, foster innovation and empower staff growth.

6. Proven ability to communicate effectively and build and maintain relationships with colleagues across disciplines, both within and outside of the library system.

7. Understanding of the emerging issues facing today’s libraries and learning commons models.

8. Commitment to responsive and innovative services and outreach, and can optimize resources.

9. An in-depth understanding of current technological trends to assist the campus in striking a balance between print and digital library worlds. Specific focus should be on collaboration with faculty and tutoring services to support student learning and advance information literacy.

10. Proven ability to work collaboratively and collegially with diverse divisions across campus.

 

Preferred Qualifications

1. Promotion of OER across campus.

2. Experience working in a learning commons environment.

3. Experience with information literacy services and instruction in an academic library.

4. Evidence of interdisciplinary/cross-departmental collaborations.

5. Experience with innovative technologies.

6. Experience in a community college setting

7. Accreditation experience.

 

Responsibilities

Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds.

 

1. Perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with standards, mission, and goals of Truckee Meadows Community College.

2. Oversight and fiscal management of the Elizabeth Sturm Library.

3. Advocate for the Library and Library faculty and staff.

4. Coordinate and collaborate with the Tutoring and Learning Center staff and faculty to create an engaging, innovative, and learning-conducive environment for Learning Commons patrons.

5. Support student learning and advance information literacy.

6. Provide a leadership role in planning and implementing a vision for the future of the Learning Commons.

7. Using an understanding of current technological trends, assist the campus in striking a balance between print and digital library worlds.

8. Serve as an active and engaged member of the Faculty Senate Library Committee.

9. Collaboratively develop assessment metrics for the Library and Learning Commons in order to engage in strategic planning and data-informed continuous quality improvement.

10. Other duties, including oversight of media services, may be assigned based on the needs of the institutions.

11. Evening and weekend work and travel may be required.

12. Understand and accept the role to be played as a partner in an educational enterprise serving the best interests of the students.

13. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Exempt

Yes

 

 

Full-Time Equivalent

100.0%

 

 

Required Attachment(s)

Current CV/Resume

Cover Letter

 

Answers to the following questions:

1. Describe your experience with an innovative and successful library team project that produced measureable student outcomes and demonstrated proactive coordination with one or more academic disciplines?

 

2. Describe your experience in promoting the learning commons/library functions at your institution. What is your involvement in design, funding allocation, resource management, responsibility delegation, IT communication, and marketing to faculty and students?

 

This position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed and accepted until the position has been filled.

 

 

Posting Close Date

06/30/2018

 

 

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications.  The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.  

 

All documents, including unofficial transcripts for academic positions, must be received on or before the closing date posted on the job announcements.  Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

 

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

 

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

 

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

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ACRL Board of Directors

File ACRL-FB17-Proceedings

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 08:50 am

PDF File, 568.9 KB

ACRL IS Mentoring Program (Instruction Section)

File 20180122_ment_minutes

by Elise Ferer on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 07:13 am

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AASL Affiliate Assembly

Discussion Membership/conference registration

by LaDawna Harrington on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 07:06 am

I need your help. Here in NJ we are trying to streamline some of our conference and membership registration. I would really appreciate it if you could share:

 

How does your state manage your purchase order process for membership registration and conference?

 

Thanks in advance for your help!

LITA Board of Directors

Poll Do you approve the revised version of the Education Acquisitions Editor job description (attached)?

by Jenny Levine (staff) on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 08:43 pm
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ACRL Diversity Committee (Association of College and Research Libraries)

Discussion ACRL Diversity Committee - Meeting Agenda - 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting

by Tarida Anantachai on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 07:28 pm

The meeting agenda for our upcoming gathering at the 2018 ALA Midwinter Meeting is attached. For additional information, see also the Diversity Committee event page within the Conference Scheduler. Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

ALA Training, Orientation, and Leadership Development (TOLD)

Discussion ALA Intern Program Discussion Forum at 2018 ALA Midwinter: Your path to ALA leadership!

by Jill Dixon on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 06:00 pm

ALA Intern Program Discussion Forum at 2018 ALA Midwinter: Your path to ALA leadership!

Join current and former ALA interns & members of the ALA TOLD Committee in a candid discussion to learn more about the many benefits of the ALA Intern program, including information on the application process, networking opportunities and the responsibilities associated with this fantastic leadership development opportunity.

8:30-10 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 11

Colorado Convention Center, Rm 207            

ALA Intern Program Discussion Forum at 2018 ALA Midwinter: Your path to ALA leadership!

Join current and former ALA interns & members of the ALA TOLD Committee in a candid discussion to learn more about the many benefits of the ALA Intern program, including information on the application process, networking opportunities and the responsibilities associated with this fantastic leadership development opportunity.

8:30-10 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 11

Colorado Convention Center, Rm 207            

Sign-up for this session on the 2018 Midwinter Scheduler at ALA Intern Program Discussion Forum.

Jill Dixon, ALA TOLD Committee Member

 Follow us on Twitter @ALA_TOLD (https://twitter.com/ALA_told)

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ACRL Budget & Finance Committee

File ACRL-B-F-Packet

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 04:24 pm

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ACRL Budget & Finance Committee

File ACRL-B-F-Orientation-Basic-Docs

by Allison Payne-IL (staff) on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 04:23 pm

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RUSA Volunteer Development

Discussion Meeting Agenda - 1/24/2018

by Elizabeth German on Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 01:27 pm

Hi all,

Please find attached and linked the agenda for Wednesday's meeting:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1znqhn49WBKaOcQge_AA8rWHrUJFXVskMBNeY... 

Thanks,

Beth

 

 

Connection Information

Access link: https://tamu-cs.webex.com/tamu-cs/j.php?MTID=m2dc921047ad26dddbb7680f636... 

Hi all,

Please find attached and linked the agenda for Wednesday's meeting:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1znqhn49WBKaOcQge_AA8rWHrUJFXVskMBNeY... 

Thanks,

Beth

 

 

Connection Information

Access link: https://tamu-cs.webex.com/tamu-cs/j.php?MTID=m2dc921047ad26dddbb7680f636... 

Optional call-in number: +1-855-797-9485 US Toll free

Participant Code:  642 005 664 

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