Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Director of Library Services, MCNY

MCNY seeks a Director to provide innovative administrative leadership for its library and resource learning center. The Director will work closely with the President, Deans, and faculty to improve outcomes in student learning and faculty research. Major responsibilities include planning and managing all aspects of the library and computer learning center operations. This includes budget management, staff supervision, operations assessment, and management of the library facilities, computer systems and other equipment. The Director will also oversee the development and management of collections and computer resources; create and interpret library and learning center policies; and play an active role in strategic planning and College Accreditation. The Director will provide an appropriate collection of and access to materials and resources in all formats, and ensure that hardware and up to date software for computer resource learning center are available and well-maintained.

Qualifications: Masters degree in Library/Information Science plus 5 years senior management experience as Director or Assistant Director of an academic library; experience in strategic planning; experience in media services; knowledge of academic technologies and relevant standards needed to support the library; knowledge of interactive classroom technologies and course management software (Moodle preferred); excellent presentation and communications skills; teaching experience preferred.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to boxhr@metropolitan.edu, place job title in the subject line or to: Metropolitan College of New York, Department of Human Resources, 431 Canal Street, New York, NY 10013.