Director of Public Services — Chestertown, MD

Washington College seeks an experienced and forward-looking librarian to lead its Public Services department, comprising Research and Instruction, Circulation, and Resource Sharing functions. Reporting to the College Librarian/Dean of Library and Academic Technology, the Director of Public Services is a member of the library leadership team and regularly assesses and participates in planning the effective use of physical and virtual collections, space, technology to deliver programs and services that meet the changing needs of faculty, staff, and students. A dedication to diversity, open communication, and positive relationships are a hallmark of the college and Miller Library, and an expectation of all library staff members.

The position supervises and evaluates a team of three faculty research/instruction librarians (one currently unfilled), 1 FT interlibrary loan supervisor, 3 PT evening/weekend supervisors, and many student assistants. The Director of Public Services coordinates outreach activities and collaborates closely with librarians, staff, and student assistants to provide research, reference and resource sharing services, teach information literacy classes, support collection development, liaise with academic departments, and provide expertise regarding copyright and fair use. In addition, the Director of Public Services, under the guidance of the College Librarian/Dean of Library and Academic Technology and in collaboration with the Director of Archives and Technical Services, coordinates weeding of the collection. Some evening and weekend hours are required. Annual salary range is $63,000 – $75,000, commensurate with experience.

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Mary Alice Ball, MLIS, PhD (she/her)
Clifton M. Miller Dean of Library and Academic Technology
Washington College
300 Washington Ave
Chestertown, MD 21620
(410) 778-7704