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Position Announcement -- Director of Technical Services (IL) Sarah George 30 Nov 2005 16:12 UTC

Director of Technical Services
Illinois Wesleyan University, The Ames Library

Illinois Wesleyan University's Ames Library invites applications for the
position of Director of Technical Services.  This tenure-track, faculty
position provides professional expertise and innovative, energetic
leadership for the evolving areas of Acquisitions, Serials, and Cataloging.
Working in a highly integrated team environment, the Director will assess
and develop technical services policies and procedures in order to guarantee
the effective acquisition and delivery of print and electronic materials.

Illinois Wesleyan University is a vibrant academic community of 2,100
students and 180 full-time faculty.  The Ames Library is a state-of-the-art
learning environment conducive to interaction, consultation, study, and
reflection and is dedicated to serving the scholarly needs of the Illinois
Wesleyan University community.  Motivated by our desire to understand,
anticipate, and fulfill the research and information needs of our community,
we continually evolve in our efforts to meet those needs.

Essential Functions:
*  Provides leadership in the management of the Technical Services
departments: developing department goals, policies, and workflows; setting
priorities; and fostering staff development.
*  Guides planning for technical services functions that include
traditional, digital, and future services through a proactive approach to
the development and implementation of a bold vision for Technical Services.
*  Oversees the hiring, training, and supervising of 4.5 FTE technical
services staff, and represents their concerns to library management.

A complete job description and position qualifications are available online:  Review of applications will begin January 3,
2006; this position will remain open until filled.  To apply, submit a
letter of application, vita, and the names and contact information of three
current references to Library Search Committee, c/o The Ames Library, #1
Ames Plaza, Post Office Box 2899, Bloomington, IL 61702-2899.  Application
materials can also be e-mailed to  Illinois Wesleyan
University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.