Bergen Community College, the number one institution in New Jersey for associate degree graduates two years in a row, serving a diverse student body on its suburban campus, has a leadership opportunity for a Dean of Library Services. The Dean of Library Services oversees all aspects of the College library including branch locations. The Dean manages and supervises personnel, facilities, and the allocation of resources. In providing library services in coordination with the College community, the Dean plans, organizes, communicates, coordinates, supervises and schedules library activities and functions. Principle duties also include strategic leadership in all Library matters including building utilization and expansion as well as leadership in reference/access services, collection development, technical services, and electronic resources management. This position reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association-accredited institution. Must have a minimum of 7 years of library administrative experience which includes significant responsibility for budget and planning, preferably in an academic library. Experience in a union environment and in a multi-site operation preferred. Demonstrated effective leadership skills including supervision of faculty and staff; excellent communication, interpersonal and technical skills. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as manage organizational change and growth and transformation in library services; capacity for developing and sustaining effective relationships with other administrators, personnel, faculty, students, and public.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. All interested candidates should send a letter of intent (including the job code DEAN-LIBRARY), curriculum vitae, salary requirements, transcripts and three professional references with current contact information. Send materials by email with the appropriate job code in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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