Under limited supervision, provides operational management of a small, self-contained library operation, to include planning and organizing workflow, initiating and implementing operating policies and procedures, personnel and budget management, and record maintenance; assists in long-term needs assessment and goal planning. Works with the faculty, students, and staff to provide all forms of printed, audio visual and online information. In campus locations with fewer than 600 Students, manages the daily operations of the Learning Success Center (LSC).
Master’s degree in Library or Information Science required.
Duties and Responsibilities:
•Develops or assists with the development and implementation of goals, policies, and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient and safe operation of the Library.
•Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.
•Develops annual operating budget and provides direction to the unit.
•Oversees the acquisition, cataloging, processing and arrangement of materials.
•Instructs students and faculty on using the Library and its resources, including the Internet and the Virtual Library; provides reference services.
•Maintains and compiles statistical data regarding Library operations and conducts annual inventory of Library materials.
•Supports academic programs by reviewing, evaluating, and recommending library materials and serves as a liaison to administration and the teaching faculty in this process.
•Maintains professional knowledge and skills through continued education and/or research.
•Supervises the use of the computer systems within the Library.
•Manages the textbook program.
•Reports un-recovered library or textbooks at the end of each term.
•Maintains Library facilities as required.
•Promotes Library services to all potential users.
•May be responsible for the supervision of the Learning Success Center.
•Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
In campuses with fewer than 600 students, the Librarian is additionally responsible for:
•Responsible for successful and effective operation of the LSC.
•Determines student tutoring needs and appropriate strategies for tutoring and learning success.
•Schedules student tutoring sessions.
•Instructs individuals and small groups on study skill strategies.
•Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
•Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
•Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines and procedures.
•Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
•Knowledge of all facets of library operations.
•Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
•Ability to assess objectives and operational requirements and to develop and implement suitable operational policies and/or procedures.
•Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
•Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
•Knowledge of budgeting cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures.
•Employee development and performance management skills.
•Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.