The University of Maryland, Baltimore Health Sciences
& Human Services Library (HS/HSL) is
currently recruiting for an Associate Director for
Library Administration and Operations (AD
LAO). The AD LAO is a senior management position reporting to
the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs /Executive
Director (AVP/ED) of the HS/HSL. The position is responsible for
sound oversight of HS/HSL finances and smooth operation of the
physical facility and provides administrative oversight for the
Library Administration Division consisting of six staff. As a
critical member of the HS/HSL senior leadership team, the AD LAO
advises the AVP/ED on appropriate administrative and financial
practices and participates in strategic planning, setting direction
for the HS/HSL in alignment with University vision and strategic
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation
days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health
insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for
employees and their dependents at any of the University System of
In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty,
staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions
for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human
- Directs HS/HSL administrative and operations staff including
human resources, special events, financial accountability, and
oversees building viability and use, including the Frieda O. Weise
Gallery, mailroom and tenant needs.
- Oversees the viability of the financial systems of the HS/HSL
including budgeting, purchasing, grants and contracts, accounts
receivable/payable, and reporting, including budget projections and
- Serves as the budget and financial liaison to the Provost’s
- Advises and consults with the AVP/ED on financial issues.
- Provides expertise on grant and contract development,
submission, and tracking.
- Oversees and directs all procurements and purchases for the
HS/HSL including the management of I.T. and equipment procurements
requiring purchase orders, bidding, or complex processes.
- As a member of the HS/HSL leadership team, participates in
strategic planning, providing operational and administrative advice
underpinning the success of the library.
- Supervises the HS/HSL Building Coordinator in the oversight of
- Renovation and construction projects.
- Management of all aspects of building operations including
tenant satisfaction, work orders, contractor work, emergency
response, and communications regarding any work or disruptions to
the Library or its tenants.
- Builds collaborative and respectful working relationships with
various units at UMB involved in the maintenance and upkeep of the
- Oversees programming and exhibits within the Frieda O. Weise
Gallery including coordination of new exhibits, acquisition of new
exhibits, installation, and scheduling of events related to the
- Oversees capital assets tracking.
- Provides oversight for the mailroom, coordinating deliveries
for all building tenants.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in business
administration, public administration, finance, marketing,
accounting, human resources, or other related field. Master's
EXPERIENCE: Seven (7) years of experience
related to position required, with at least three (3) years’
experience in two of the following: human resources, payroll,
finance, facility, or research administration.
SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of
direct management responsibilities involving recruitment, training,
and professional development related to position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: Thorough
knowledge of position requirements. Thorough knowledge of all
applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective
use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively
communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts.
Ability to plan and support a mission and strategic vision for the
HS/HSL and for the Administration Division. Strong collaboration,
and teambuilding skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships
with a commitment to staff development and growth. Skill in
consultation and change management. Ability to demonstrate,
understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Strategic Plan including
support for the UMB Mission, Values, and Strategic Themes.
HIRING RANGE: Low-$90,000s to
low-$100,000s. Commensurate with education and experience.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race,
color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran
status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or
policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the
Staffing department at HRJobs@umaryland.edu.
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disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during
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