Dean of Learning Resources -- Del Mar College -- Corpus Christi, TX

Salary: Minimum - $82,978 per year
Open Date: 05/15/2017
Close Date: 06/14/2017

Job Description Summary
The Dean of Learning Resources is directly responsible to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs. In fulfilling the duties of office, the Dean of Learning Resources shall act within the framework of College policy. The Dean inspires, leads, plans, administers, and assesses all Library personnel and resources of the College District, thus providing facilities, materials, staff, and services to advance the information literacy and instructional needs of the community and the College District as a whole.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in contemporary library service, including leadership, management, and direct supervisory experience.
  • Required Job Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to lead collaboratively & using consensus
  • Independent judgement and decision making abilities
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with faculty and staff

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with oversight of libraries on multiple campuses in a single system
  • Experience with innovative learning resource center design

Job Duties

  • Plan, direct, and integrate learning resource services and programs so as to promote fulfillment of the College District’s missions and goals
  • Provide sustained leadership in a dynamic and rapidly-changing academic environment, while maintaining a vision and strategic direction for the Library program development and project management
  • Evaluate and align the effectiveness of Library programs to meet the needs of students and achieve institutional goals
  • Actively promote the College District by participating in organizations, making public presentations, and serving on local and regional boards as appropriate
  • Maintain a creative and resourceful staff of engaged, thorough, and service-oriented persons
  • Engage in professional development to determine and promote best practices in library operations
  • Serve as liaison between the Learning Resources Division and other divisions of the College District
  • Demonstrate effective, written, oral and interpersonal skills to communicate with faculty, staff, students, stakeholders and community members
  • Recommend and oversee an annual budget for the support of learning resources

Special Instructions to Applicants
This is a security-sensitive position. Employment resulting from this advertisement is subject to federal laws that require the verification of identity and the legal right to work in the United States. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background and reference checks. The College reserves the right to cancel or extend all recruitment actions. Del Mar College is an AA/EO employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The College is committed to diversity in its workforce.

Full posting at https://dmcjobs.delmar.edu/postings/4519

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