Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Head of Resources and Information Services, Birnbaum Library, Pace Univ.

Position Title:
Head of Resources and Information Services

Basic Function:
Organize, coordinate, and administer comprehensive reference, research, and referral services in a dynamic, team-based, client-centered environment supported by advanced library technology; provide frontline supervision of the reference service desk, local resource development, electronic research network, and evening/weekend services; exert leadership in developing, planning, and implementing innovative services, collections, and programs that both anticipate and respond to the complex needs of a increasingly diverse constituency.

Position Qualifications:
ALA-accredited MLS.
Extensive working knowledge of print and electronic reference sources.
Minimum 3-5 years of progressively responsible and significant experience in academic library information services, utilizing print and electronic information resources.
Effective supervisory, organizational and management skills.
Commitment to principles of collegiality, user-centered service, and information literacy.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

About Pace University:
For more than 100 years Pace University has been preparing students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience and the New York advantage. Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County. A private metropolitan university, Pace enrolls nearly 13,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, Lienhard School of Nursing, Lubin School of Business, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.

Pace University is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Employer, committed to ensuring a diverse learning and working environment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

We offer the resources of a private, nationally-ranked university, tuition waivers for family members and an attractive benefits and compensation package. Please visit careers.pace.edu and select Staff Positions to view this opportunity by its job title or Posting Number 0600920.