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Director of Library Services – Concordia University Irvine – CA

Job Summary

  • The Schroeder Library of Concordia University Irvine supports the instructional mission of the University by providing quality resources and services necessary for research, intellectual advancement, and lifelong learning. The Library also strives to provide an atmosphere that is conducive for individual and group study, learning, and collaboration. The Director of Library Services is responsible for the overall administration of the Schroeder Library, including the staff, annual budget, and selection and maintenance of the Library collections, both electronic and print. This position articulates the vision of the Library based on the University’s mission and on the academic needs of the students, faculty, and other Concordia constituencies.

Job Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each of the below duties satisfactorily:

  • Develop and implement goals for the Library that support the mission and strategic plan of the University
  • Hire, train, and supervise all Library staff and interns
  • Create and carry out Library policies and procedures
  • Oversee the daily administration and operation of the Library\
  • Prepare the Library’s annual budget and monitor its use of operating, capital, and restricted funds
  • Manage and assist local and remote students, faculty, and other patrons in using the Library’s resources and services
  • Administer the library management system and software programs essential to the operation of the Library’s programs and services
  • Manage the Library’s websites and electronic resources, including, but not limited to, subscription databases and collections, discovery systems, open access resources, and streaming media
  • Serve as the technical liaison between the Library and relevant University offices and external vendors
  • Evaluate and integrate emerging trends in library technology to enhance the Library’s operation and services for local and remote students, faculty, and other patrons
  • Coordinate with University Services, IT Services, and other relevant offices on the ongoing maintenance and improvement of the Library’s facilities and technology
  • Supervise the selection, acquisition, cataloging, activating, deactivating, and weeding of Library materials in support of the University’s undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Supervise the production of online resources and the delivery of face-to-face and online instruction for using the Library’s resources
  • Collect and maintain relevant Library statistics for program evaluation and assessment
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor

Educational/Experiential Requirements

  • This position requires at least a master’s degree in library science, such as an MLIS, MLS, or MSLS.
  • Five or more years of related experience is preferred.

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