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Type P
Entered 11/29/2017
Company Winthrop University - Rock Hill, SC
Position Head of Content Services
Close Not Specified
Salary $70,000.00 - $80,000.00
URL https://joblist.ala.org/job/head-of-content-services/38303409/
Dacus Library seeks an engaged librarian for a position with oversight and management duties in content services and library development, and additional reference and library instruction responsibilities in the main library. We seek an individual eager to embrace a broad-based and imaginative role and who is open to innovation and eager to take on the challenges of the changing 21st Century library environment and will engage students in learning via efficient and innovative delivery of library services.


Major Responsibilities:

Empowers student learning and engagement through the processing of library materials

Overall supervision and oversight of faculty and staff, evaluations of faculty and staff, review and updating of Division procedures; focusing on the Division’s ability to empower student engagement and student learning.

Works innovatively with Public Services to improve overall delivery of library services

Possesses familiarity with OCLC’s WorldShare Management System, or similar LSP

Writes library-wide or library-specific grants for both long and short-term library growth

Works with the Winthrop Office of Development on fund-raising activities

Acts as the liaison to the Friends of Dacus Library, overseeing its operations, meetings, and work

Maintains a functional knowledge of Content Services workflow and routines to the extent of being able to participate in the daily operations and evaluation of work as necessary

Maintains a functional knowledge of University and State purchasing and accounting regulations, particularly in regard to the acquisition of library resources

Assesses the work of Content Services in accordance with SACSOC and other accrediting standards, and prepares accreditation reports as required

Seeks new ways of delivering services with existing staff but configuring those staff to meet the demands of 21st Century librarianship

Participates in the formulation of both short- and long-range library policies as a member of the Library’s senior management team

Participates in university and professional activities including conducting research, studies, surveys, and serves on University and Library committees as needed

Stays current of national trends and best practicies and issues related to the delivery of library materials via this processing unit.

Directly supervises Content Services including evaluation of library faculty and staff based upon university standards

Documents Content Services’ policies and works collaboratively with units inside and outside the library

Teaches information literacy classes as needed and/or instructed

Represents the Dean when needed

Performs other duties as assigned