Open executive Job in Academic & University Associate Dean of Libraries – HigherEdJobs

Faculty Rank: Yes

Provide Rank: Associate Professor or Professor

Position
Number:
026211

Department: Library – 275000

Minimum Qualifications

  • an American Library Association accredited master’s degree or equivalent advanced degree;
  • a minimum of five years of
    progressively responsible experience in academic library settings;
  • strong record in these areas: managerial/supervisory experience;
    scholarship; and service;
  • demonstrated working knowledge of one or more of the following areas: special collections and archives,
    digital scholarship, or technical services;
  • demonstrated understanding and management of complex operations and projects;
  • understanding of current issues in academic libraries and higher education;
  • commitment to excellence in library services,
    teamwork, diversity, and inclusiveness;
  • record of innovation and achievement in the profession;
  • record of success with
    planning, communicating, promoting, and assessing programs and services;
  • excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication
    skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • a second advanced degree or coursework and/or certification in human
    resource management, industrial/organizational psychology, or a related area;
  • demonstrated understanding of special collections
    functions and how they are supported in an academic library; experience with digital scholarship, data curation, and data-intensive research
    support; experience with technical services including acquisitions, cataloging, metadata, and e-resources;
  • evidence of
    collaboration, building a shared vision, and developing sustainable partnerships;
  • commitment to collaborative, outcomes-based
    decision-making; shared governance; and the faculty model;
  • commitment to fostering the professional development of colleagues,
    advocating for library personnel, and practicing sound personnel practices.

Essential Duties and
Responsibilities

The Associate Dean will:

  • provide strategic leadership in planning and implementing innovative
    library services, programs, staffing and other initiatives;
  • supervise, support, and mentor coordinators of Special Collections,
    Digital Scholarship & Initiatives, and Resource Acquisitions Management;
  • promote effective cross-team communications,
    intra-team working groups, and project teams in concert with the other Associate Dean and the Dean of Libraries;
  • share in
    leadership for human resources and budgets;
  • implement and evaluate library policies and procedures;
  • apply knowledge of
    shared governance and university policies to the effective management of library operations;
  • advocate for continual professional
    development and learning, and maintain a comprehensive understanding of developments affecting academic librarianship;
  • serve as a
    member of library and academic leadership teams;
  • represent the Libraries’ interests at all levels throughout the Libraries,
    University, and the profession.

Type of Position: Full Time Position

Staff/Non-Faculty: Staff/Non-Faculty

Appointment Type: 1.0 = 100

Work
Schedule/Hours

8am – 5pm

Number of Hours Per Week: 40

Number of Months Per
Year:
12

Mandatory Staff: No

Physical Demands of Position

Extended hours
on computer and stress.

Proposed Date of Hire: 04/01/2018

Application Procedure

A
completed application is comprised of (1) a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications, (2) a full C.V. including
education and relevant experience, and (3) the name, address, email, and telephone number of three to five references who are knowledgeable
about your qualifications for this position.

Suggested Salary Range: 93,000 – 95,000

Disability
Accommodation Information

Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the
search committee co-chairs, Pam Mitchem (pricemtchemp@appstate.edu / 828-262-7422) or Dea Rice (ricedm@appstate.edu / 828- 262-6724).

Posting Date: 11/01/0017

Open Until
Filled:
Yes

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms
and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political
affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background
report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required
before the hiring process can be completed.


Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

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