Director of Zondervan Library - Taylor University - Upland, IN
The Director of the Library is the chief administrator of Zondervan Library, directing its overall leadership, strategy, fiscal and operational planning and management. This position will cultivate and promote traditional and innovative resources, services, and spaces; manage and develop personnel; and collaborate with faculty, students, and other internal and external constituents. Standard faculty duties such as committee assignments and scholarly activity are expected.
A successful candidate will possess an ALA-accredited MLS degree or equivalent with commensurate library leadership experience. Additionally, proven leadership and administrative effectiveness in an academic library; demonstrated understanding of current and future issues in the academic library and in the field of higher education; successful and effective project and change management experience; experience in developing, team-building, and supervising employees; and a demonstrated commitment to service and scholarship are expected. Excellent communication skills are imperative. Candidates must also have a personal, vibrant faith and Christian walk and be strongly committed to the educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the University.
JOB APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vita, three reference letters, and complete the application found at https://public.taylor.edu/about/services/human-resources/hiring/FacultyApplication.doc. Inquiries, credentials, and supporting materials should be addressed to: Dr. Thomas Jones, Dean of Humanities, Arts & Biblical Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org. All materials will remain confidential. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Taylor University complies with federal and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment.