Assistant Dean of Library Services / Associate Professor - Bluford Library, NC A&T State University

Description:

F.D. Bluford Library at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) invites applications for the position of Assistant Dean of Library Services. Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, the incumbent will lead a talented team of librarians and staff in converting aspirations for library services into reality. The Assistant Dean is responsible for strategic visioning, policy formulation, resource allocation, oversight of daily operations, personnel, marketing of services and programs, and excellence in departments that comprise: Access Services; Collections; Research, Instructional and Engagement Services; Systems; and Bibliographic, Metadata and Discovery Services. As appropriate, the Assistant Dean represents the library on campus and at community activities and when asked by the Dean or in absence of the Dean. Candidates should demonstrate expertise in leadership, a dedication to service and the ability to foster collaboration among stakeholders.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science.  Five years of progressively responsible work experience in academic libraries, which includes a minimum of three years supervising the work of others. Demonstrated ability to supervise and direct multiple units in an academic library environment. Proven ability to work collegially with faculty, staff, and students. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.