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Executive Director of Library Services and University Librarian

Company:
Indiana State University
Job Location:
Terre Haute, 47809-9989
Category:
Libraries
Type:
Full-Time

Required Relevant Education & Experience:
Master's Degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program and at least five years of substantial and progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience. Demonstrated knowledge of academic libraries, scholarly communication issues, and evolving services in a library setting. Proven leadership in organizational and fiscal management including planning, developing, and evaluating programs and personnel. Demonstrated effectiveness in communicating with various internal and external constituencies. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Record of scholarly/creative accomplishments and participation in the library/information science profession.

About the Institution:
Indiana State University is a world-class center of higher education, located in Terre Haute, Indiana, and serving a multi-state region that stretches from Indianapolis to St. Louis, Chicago, Louisville, Cincinnati, and beyond. It has been recognized by the Princeton Review as among the best universities in the Midwest.

Indiana State is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly campus located within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, and activities in Terre Haute's historic downtown district. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour's drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas.

Indiana State, one of the most diverse campuses in Indiana, is a welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff representing most U.S. states and many countries around the world. There are more than 260 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year, along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series that bring national touring productions and speakers to campus. Indiana State is a place of belonging where students, faculty, and staff learn and thrive together.

Indiana State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, political views or activity, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and applicable apprenticeships.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability, you may contact us at isu-humanresources@indstate.edu

Position Details:

Executive Director of Library Services and University Librarian

Indiana State University is seeking to fill the position of Executive Director of Library Services and University Librarian. The Executive Director of Library Services and University Librarian is the chief administrative officer for the Library providing overall coordination and innovative leadership in establishing and implementing the mission, goals and strategic directions of the ISU Library. This position will operate in a team environment and effectively collaborate and communicate with all constituencies. This position will work with library faculty as partners in the educational mission of ISU by encouraging and facilitating research, scholarship, and professional service. This position will work to establish strong relationships with the faculty, staff, and students. This position is responsible for strategic planning; program development, assessment, and evaluation; budget and resource management; personnel, including recruitment, continuing development, and evaluation; development of responsive and innovative library and information services, collections, resources, and technology; and collaboration on campus and with the community. This position will represent the library to the University community, the local community, the larger academic society and other libraries. The person in this position will be a member of the President's Advisory Council and the Provost's Advisory Committee. This is a non-tenure track, twelve-month position reporting directly to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.


Supervision: Directly supervises the administrative staff, including the Director of Special Collections and all Associate University Librarians.

Required: Master's Degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program and at least five years of substantial and progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience. Demonstrated knowledge of academic libraries, scholarly communication issues, and evolving services in a library setting. Proven leadership in organizational and fiscal management including planning, developing, and evaluating programs and personnel. Demonstrated effectiveness in communicating with various internal and external constituencies. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Record of scholarly/creative accomplishments and participation in the library/information science profession.

Salary: Dependent on qualifications.

Application: See https://jobs.indstate.edu Candidate reviews will begin as materials are received and the position is open until filled.


ISU encourages the applications of women and minority scholars. ISU has a higher percentage of diverse and multi cultural students than any other Indiana university.

Diversity Upgrade: Yes

Job Summary:
The Executive Director of Library Services and University Librarian is the chief administrative officer for the Library providing overall coordination and innovative leadership in establishing and implementing the mission, goals and strategic directions of the ISU Library. This position will operate in a team environment and effectively collaborate and communicate with all constituencies. This position will work with library faculty as partners in the educational mission of ISU by encouraging and facilitating research, scholarship, and professional service. This position will work to establish strong relationships with the faculty, staff, and students. This position is responsible for strategic planning; program development, assessment, and evaluation; budget and resource management; personnel, including recruitment, continuing development, and evaluation; development of responsive and innovative library and information services, collections, resources, and technology; and collaboration on campus and with the community. This position will represent the library to the University community, the local community, the larger academic society and other libraries. The person in this position will be a member of the President's Advisory Council and the Provost's Advisory Committee. This is a twelve-month position.

Required Field of Study:
MLS

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