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Position: Library Associate Director
Position Starts:8/21/2017 Listing Closes: 10/1/2017 Listing Submitted: 8/21/2017
Position Description: - Supervises Librarians responsible for and assists with managing a range of library operations, including but not limited to acquisitions, cataloging, serials, reference, instruction, clinical support, outreach, access services, and digital/technology services
- Assists with the human resources management program of the library and oversees the national recruitment, retention, and development of librarians and staff, including but not limited to interviewing, hiring, performance appraisal, reclassifications, training, and discipline
- Determines library budget priorities in collaboration with the Library Director and others, and authorizes expenditures in the Director's absence
- Resolves operational and service issues as they arise, both alone and in consultation with the Library Director
- Coordinates workflows and aligns staff assignments according to service needs and library priorities
- Works closely with professional colleagues to support library initiatives
- Partners with various departments, including IT, Facilities, Public Safety, and Student Affairs to ensure core public services at the library meet patrons' needs

Institution: University of North Texas Health Science Center
Type of Library: Special
City: Fort Worth, Texas
Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience
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Required Education: Master's in Library Science
Required Experience: Required Qualifications:
- Four years of related experience
Highly Desired Qualifications:
- Demonstrated success in supervising library employees
- Demonstrated ability to achieve quality results by planning and completing complex projects
- Experience with and knowledge of the impact of technology on library operations
- Experience with library assessment and strategic planning
- Ability to effectively represent the library in a variety of internal and external settings
- Ability to interact with other professionals, students, staff, and faculty in a collegial manner
- Ability to work with library patrons to successfully resolve problems
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:
- At least four years' experience working in an academic health science or a clinical medical library
- Demonstrated ability to be successful in a complex and ever-changing work environment
- Experience working in a range of library functional areas, including but not limited to acquisitions, cataloging, serials, reference, instruction, outreach, access services, and digital/technology services
- Experience serving the information needs of healthcare professionals in a busy clinical setting
- Experience with preparation of budgets and administrative and statistical reports
- Experience supervising professional librarians
- Demonstrated ability to work with diverse constituents to administer, provide and promote library services and programs

Contact: Daniel Burgard
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Interviews will not be conducted at the conference placement and career center. Please contact directly.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer