Position Open -- Assistant Director (University at Albany) Marcia Tuttle 15 May 1998 15:27 UTC

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Date: Fri, 15 May 1998 11:19:48 -0400
From: Maggie Horn <mehorn@CNSVAX.ALBANY.EDU>
Subject: Position Open -- Assistant Director

Being crossposted to different lists, please excuse the duplication.

>POSITION:  Assistant Director for Technical Services & Systems
>RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Assistant Director for Technical Services and
>Systems leads and administers the Technical Services Division, which
>consists of the following departments: Acquisitions; Cataloging;
>Database Maintenance, Processing and Bindery; and Library Systems.
>Responsibilities include coordination to ensure the overall operational
>effectiveness of the division, planning, policy and budget development,
>fiscal management, and supervision of staff.  The Assistant Director
>works in a collaborative mode with a team-centered approach to problem
>solving.  As a member of the senior administrative group, the
>Assistant Director shares responsibility for developing and implementing
>the mission and goals and broad policy directions of the University
>Libraries and coordinating initiatives with other Assistant Directors and
>library managers.  The Assistant Director participates in leading the
>dynamic process of change in the transition to the digital library in a
>networked research environment.  Reports to the Dean and Director of
>Libraries.  Research, publication and service to the Libraries, university
>and profession are expected to satisfy criteria for continuing appointment
>and promotion.
>QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduate degree in librarianship from an
>ALA-accredited institution or foreign equivalent.  Minimum of five
>years of providing successful leadership in progressively more
>demanding technical services management roles in research libraries.
>Must have broad knowledge and proven expertise in technical services
>operations in a medium or large research library.  Must have thorough
>knowledge of library systems applications.  Must demonstrate a vision
>for providing information services in a research environment that is
>responsive to current trends and anticipates future needs.  Must
>demonstrate strong leadership, analytical, interpersonal, communication
>and supervisory skills, and an ability to manage change.  Highly
>desirable: experience planning and administering library-wide
>information systems and related technology.
>SALARY:  From $52,000, plus administrative stipend.  Commensurate
>with education and experience.
>TERMS & BENEFITS:  Twelve month appointment; sick leave and
>annual leave @ 1.25 days each per month; health insurance, major
>medical or Health Maintenance Organization.  Social Security
>coverage. TIAA/CREF or New York State Teachers Retirement available
>(employee contribution rate = 3%).
>CAMPUS & COMMUNITY:  The University at Albany is the oldest
>state chartered public institution of higher education in New York.
>Established in 1844, Albany celebrated its sesquicentennial in 1994.
>Designated as a University Center of the State University of New York,
>Albany has a broad mission of undergraduate and graduate education,
>research and public service.  More than 16,000 students are enrolled in
>the eight degree-granting schools and colleges of the University,
>which is noted for its achievement of both diversity and excellence.
>       The Albany area provides a wide range of cultural and recreational
>opportunities.         The University is located in New York's Capital Region,
>150 miles north of New York City, 150 miles west of Boston.  The Capital
>Region has a population of approximately 750,000.
>APPLY TO:  Christine M. Travis,  Library Personnel Officer
>          University Libraries - UL-112
>          University at Albany
>          State University of New York
>          1400 Washington Avenue
>          Albany, New York 12222
>DEADLINE:  Review of letters of application and resumes will begin
>June 20, 1998.  Please include the names, addresses, and phone
>numbers of three references that may be contacted.


Marguerite E. "Maggie" Horn
Head, Cataloging Department
University at Albany, State University of New York
University Libraries
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222
(518) 442-3633
Fax: (518) 442-3630