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Director of Library Services, John Tyler Community College (apply by May 12)

Director of Library Services – FA029 - closes on 05/12/17
Hiring Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Visit http://www.jtcc.edu/about/employment-opportunities/8360 for more information. 

General Information: John Tyler Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian in the metropolitan Richmond area and at off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler Community College provides quality educational opportunities that inspire student success and community vitality. The College’s vision is a success story for every student.

Responsibilities: John Tyler Community College is seeking a Director of Library Services to administer all aspects of library resources and services. The Director is responsible for planning, budgeting, and staffing in support of the academic programs, faculty teaching, and student learning and will hire, train, supervise and evaluate library personnel. The Director will develop effective working relationships with JTCC students, faculty, staff, and administrators and will actively participate in regional and state professional organizations. The Director will provide library instruction within the library or in classrooms as well as provide reference service in accord with current standards. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Student Success.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited program. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment. Three years of supervisory experience in a library. Must be comfortable with change and with working in a rapidly changing technological environment. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check required. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in an academic library. Experience working in a multi-campus environment. Minimum of two years’ experience with library instruction including designing, teaching and assessing. Minimum of two years’ experience in a reference position in a library. Strong organizational habits and skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Application Instructions:

Acceptable application packages are those submitted through the Commonwealth of Virginia career website located at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/. Required: A fully completed state application, CV or resume to include a list of three professional references, cover letter, and copies of all applicable transcripts must be submitted through the career website to receive consideration.

There is a limit on the number and size of attachments that can be uploaded with the application. Documents that are unable to be uploaded in the career website should be sent via email to facultyjobs@jtcc.edu immediately after successfully applying to the position. Please do not submit the same document in the system and by email.

The career website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application has been submitted. Please refer to your online account for the status of your application and the status of this position. Incomplete applications, application which state “see resume”, or is missing supplemental document(s) will not be accepted and considered incomplete. Applications submitted through other websites, such as Indeed, are not considered as applying to the position. Should you need assistance or have questions, please contact Cherie Watts at (804) 594-1417 or via the email address listed above.

John Tyler Community College embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion that empowers anyone from anywhere to be successful in their academic and professional pursuits. We strive to provide an environment that is enriching to all by understanding and appreciating our dimensions of diversity, becoming global citizens, and welcoming new ways of engaging the unique contributions of all people.