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Job Title: Associate Dean and Chief Librarian
Job ID: 17735
Location: College
of Staten Island
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION DETAILS

The Associate Dean and Chief Librarian reports directly to the Provost and Senior Vice
President for Academic Affairs and is a member of the Deans’ Council. S/he is responsible for administration and planning of all Library
operations. Responsibilities include strategic leadership for all functions of the Library, implementation of appropriate technologies;
assessment of Library programs, operations, and services; recruitment and supervision of faculty and staff, including support of their
professional development; development of policies and implementation of procedures to ensure the safety of the Library collections and
facilities; ultimate oversight of the College Archives and Special Collections; and preparation, submission, justification, and expenditures
of the Library budget. The Chief Librarian engages in outreach, marketing, and collaboration by participating on appropriate College-wide
committees and in local, regional, and professional organizations, and by representing the College at professional conferences.

The Library has twenty-nine professional staff, thirteen of whom are full-time faculty librarians. It also has thirty-six clerical support
staff, six of whom are full-time. The diversity of the staff greatly enhances the Library’s services to the CSI community. Total
expenditures for materials in fiscal 2016 was $717,800. Collections in support of the College’s instructional, curricular, and research
needs include 223,313 print books, 480,705 e-books, 99,079 online journals, and 165 online databases, among other materials. The CSI Library
is an active participant in the twenty-four CUNY campus library loan program. LIB 102, an elective one-credit library research course, is
taught by faculty librarians.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Grow and leverage Library
    resources and collections that include demand-driven, evidence-based, and access-to-own models.
  • Create, implement, and manage
    assessment cycle for collections and services.
  • Engage library faculty to further advance information literacy skills and critical
    thinking across the student population.
  • Support the development of services and programs promoting the use of open-access textbooks
    and other open educational resources.
  • Collaborate with IT on matters pertaining to infrastructure and networking that affect the
    Library.
  • Promote and market library services and resources to existing and potential users.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is in CUNY’s Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a
minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and eight years’ related experience.

The successful candidate will have:

  • An ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library/information science and a second graduate degree.
  • A record appropriate for a
    tenured faculty appointment.
  • A minimum five years of professional library work in an academic or research library.
  • A
    record of successful leadership, management, and experience in strategic planning.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral
    communication skills.
  • A demonstrated ability to build collaborative relationships across the campus in support of Library
    services.
  • Commitment to higher education in a multicultural setting and to an open administrative system with shared
    governance.

Strongly Preferred:

  • An earned doctorate from an accredited institution and a record
    appropriate to a senior faculty appointment.
  • At least three years of supervisory/management experience in an academic or research
    library.
  • An understanding of trends in library technology, and their impact on instruction and research.
  • A record of
    active professional engagement at the regional, state, and national levels.
  • Experience in fiscal affairs and in faculty and staff
    development.

CUNY TITLE

Associate Dean

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please visit
http://cuny.jobs/ and enter the Job ID# in the “What” section field.
Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information) as one
file.

CLOSING DATE

January 12, 2018; with the review of applications to begin on December 7,
2017.

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