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Associate University Librarian for Academic Services

  • Post Date:April 16, 2019
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Associate University Librarian for Academic Services

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Position Information
Job Posting Number S00673
Position Title Associate University Librarian for Academic Services
Department Libraries-1060
Job Category Staff Posting
Position Type Full-Time
Position Details This is an exciting time to join the Wesleyan Library. With a new University Librarian as of 2018, strong support from the University, and staff eager for change, the new Associate University Librarian for Academic Services will have opportunities to make a significant impact on the academic life of students and faculty.

Reporting to the Caleb T. Winchester University Librarian, the Associate University Librarian for Academic Services (AULAC) leads and empowers a team of librarians and staff in support of undergraduate and graduate teaching, learning, and research.

As a member of the management team the AULAC has direct supervision over Research Services, Music Library & World Music Archives, Art Library & Visual Resources Collection.

Responsibilities include:

Providing strategic and collaborative leadership on library-wide issues.

Providing research support and instruction across the curriculum.

Providing liaison support for multiple departments.

Serving on library and campus committees.

Developing and implementing innovative and transformative research and instruction support models.

Developing and implementing a collaborative vision, strategy, and tactics for digital scholarship and scholarly communication (including OA and OER).

Working creatively and effectively in promoting teamwork, diversity, equality, and inclusiveness within the Wesleyan Library and across the institution.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications Master degree in library/information science or a related subject and at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in libraries or an equivalent combination of education training and experience

Demonstrated leadership, planning, communication, and organizational skills.

Demonstrated ability to partner with faculty.

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the ways in which pedagogical innovations, technology, and scholarly information are impacting library services, collections, and physical spaces.

Understanding of pedagogical methods and learning outcomes and assessment in support of teaching and learning.

Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and interact openly with individuals of different backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated record of inspiring, supporting, and managing a high-performance team that is responsive, innovative, collaborative, and efficient.
Familiarity with a broad range of teaching and research methodologies and practices.
Experience with designing, delivering, and evaluating academic support services.Experience leading organizational change and the ability to inspire innovation.Experience building successful internal and external relationships.Advanced academic degree.
Management Competencies Build effective teams, Innovation management, Manage diversity, Motivate others, Staff development
Competencies Flexible/receptive to change, Intellectual horsepower, Perseverance, Strategic agility, Respects diversity, Commitment to sustainability
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University
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