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A job post - AD for Administrative Services Sha Zhang SLZHANG 05 Apr 2007 13:33 UTC

Assistant Director for Administrative Services
University Libraries
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The University Libraries seek a strong manager and dynamic individual for
the position of Assistant Director for Administrative Services. Reporting
to the University Librarian, this position will serve as the Libraries?
budget officer and will direct administrative services that include
facilities management, human resources, security and safety.  He/she will
be responsible for the administration of all business services as they
relate to library operations and planning. This is a twelve month, tenured
or tenure track position. Demonstrated professional achievement,
professional service, and scholarly/creative activity are required for
reappointment and tenure.


Plan and coordinate all facilities operations including renovations,
repairs, signage, security, maintenance, space planning and beautification
efforts to provide learning space that is appealing to the Libraries?

Plan and provide strategic direction and leadership for the Libraries?
budget and financial affairs.  Plan, prepare and present budget plans and
reports, and develop policies and procedures that enhance the Libraries?
fiscal management. Responsible for advising on optimal financial
decision-making at all levels in the Libraries.

Lead and coordinate all grant-seeking opportunities and activities,
library-wide planning, research and evaluation.

Coordinate and manage the data collection and reporting of information and
statistics to local, state and national agencies, working closely with the
University Librarian and the Libraries? senior administration on planning
and assessment documents such as the Libraries? annual report, the
strategic plan, reports to accrediting bodies and other required reporting

Participate with the University Librarian and administrative team in
planning, policymaking and implementation, and decision-making for the

Represent the Libraries, participate in university-wide initiatives, and
work closely with campus administrators in areas of assigned
responsibility. Ensure Libraries? compliance with university, system, and
state policies and procedures.

Supervise personnel programs and services and administer the human
resources functions of the UNCG Libraries, including the supervision of
the Personnel and Planning Librarian.

Work Environment

UNCG is a doctoral, research-intensive institution with an enrollment of
over 16,600, 22 doctoral degree programs, 66 master degree programs, and a
broad range of academic programs for undergraduate education. The
University Libraries support the learning and research missions of the
University through its print and electronic resources, reference and
instructional services, and other outreach programs. With a budget of $10
million, the collections include 3.2 million volumes, more than 35,000
electronic or print journal subscriptions, over 300 electronic databases,
and 740,000 federal government documents. The University?s 190-acre campus
is one mile from the center of Greensboro, a city of more than 230,000 and
is in the Piedmont Triad (with a population over 1 million), an area of
great natural beauty, diverse industry, cultural arts, and mild
temperatures. To learn more about UNCG Libraries, visit our Website at .



·       An ALA-accredited MLS, with at least three years post-MLS
experience in increasingly responsible management positions in an academic
·       Significant experience in budget management and/or facilities
project management
·       Knowledge of developments in higher education, scholarly processes
and personnel issues facing academic research libraries
·       Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic
environment with a strong commitment to diversity
·       Demonstrated leadership ability, analytical skills, computer
software proficiency especially related to financial and accounting
applications, creative and innovative problem-solving, and a strong
commitment to service excellence
·       Demonstrated outstanding written and oral communications,
interpersonal skills and superior organizational ability


·       Graduate degree in a related field such as Business, Accounting or
Public Administration
·       Experience in overseeing an overall annual budget of at least $5
·       Experience with vendor contracts and competitive bidding processes
·       Experience in grant development and administration
·       Donor relations experience
·       Public relations experience

Preference will be given to applications received by April 30, 2007.
Position will remain open until filled.

Please send a cover letter explaining the reason for your interest and
qualifications, a curriculum vita, and contact information for three
references to:

Beth Ellington
Assistant Director for Administrative Services Search Committee
Jackson Library, UNCG
P.O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170

The University is dedicated to sustaining a diverse educational

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Standard benefits include state or optional (including TIAA/CREF)
retirement plans, state health plan, and 24 vacation days per year.
Sha Li Zhang, Ph. D.
Assistant Director for Collections & Technical Services
University Libraries
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
P. O. Box 26170
Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

Phone: (336) 334-4705
Fax: (336) 334-5399