ATSU - Campus Library Director

Employer
A.T. Still University
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


The Campus Library Director is responsible for the overall management and administration of the Missouri Branch of the A.T. Still Memorial Library. They will lead the library’s provision of support services for the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM), Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (MOSDOH), and the College of Graduate Health Studies (CGHS). They will support faculty and students in leading an evidence-based model of clinical care. They will provide leadership and supervision of six team members. They will assist the University Library Director in the planning and administration of the library department and related initiatives.

Principal Job Duties include:

  • Supports the University Library Director in strategic planning, budget development, program direction and coordination, as well as employee recruitment
  • Oversees the daily operations of a 22,000 sq ft library branch leading a team of six employees to provide excellent customer services to students, faculty, and staff
  • Leads the staff in providing a broad range of library services to three schools (DO, dental, and Health Sciences) for both residential and online students across two geographical locations in Missouri (Kirksville, MO and St Louis, MO), provides instructional support in the use of evidence for clinical practice to students and faculty, and manages and develops the collection of the library
  • Serves as the library liaison for one or two colleges located on the Missouri Campus
  • Leads outreach efforts and engages faculty, staff and students about library services
  • Participates in library university committees, the regional MOBIUS consortium, national professional organizations, and disseminates best professional practices developed by the library
  • Prepares and manages the campus library budget


Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS degree or equivalent
  • Five years’ experience in an academic or medical library or other equivalent experience
  • Supervisory experience (one to two years preferred)
  • Advanced skills in searching health sciences literature using biomedical databases such as PubMed and CINAHL
  • Knowledge of and experience with evidence-based medicine practice, research data, and tools for demonstrating research impact
  • Knowledge of the scholarly publishing process
  • Demonstrated experience in developing, designing, and teaching course-integrated information literacy sessions in academic health sciences or clinical environments


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Use of assessment data to inform continuous improvement of instructional practices and materials
  • Experience with evaluation and assessment of instructional practices and materials
  • Experience with library outreach and marketing activities
  • Experience working within a library liaison program
  • Involvement with systematic reviews or other formal literature reviews