The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher
education, enrolling over 3,000 students. Located in the City of
Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College
is an independent, coeducational institution, with dedicated
faculty, administrators, and staff, all focused on transforming the
lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education
curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year,
transfer and graduate students in undergraduate, graduate degree
and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts
and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and
Founded in 1920 by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet,
the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban
community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to
attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity
found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.
In 2020, the College proudly celebrated its Centennial. Our
students, alumni and employees treasure the century of impact Saint
Rose has made on the world. Consider becoming an employee who
believes in the promise the next 100 years holds for this special
Do you see libraries as a place for Diversity, Equity, and
Inclusion, a safe haven for inquisitiveness and a place for
academic inspiration? The College of Saint Rose seeks a dynamic,
student-centered leader to provide leadership, planning, management
and supervision of library services, collections and activities for
the Neil Hellman Library and the Curriculum Library. The successful
candidate will have a strong vision of access for all and a
creative outlook on serving a student population that is socially,
culturally and economically diverse. Grow along with us as you
collaborate with faculty, staff and students to guide our library
into the future.
- Responsible for all aspects of library administration including
long term planning, personnel selection, budget development and
control, community and public relations, and facilities management
for both libraries.
- Provide vision, leadership and support to the Libraries'
efforts to promote student success, multicultural engagement and
the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the
library and the College.
- Collaborate with the Coordinator of Curriculum Library in
supporting the School of Education faculty as well as in addressing
Curriculum Library staffing.
- Oversee collection development, reference, instruction, access
services, technical services, archives, longtime program review,
reporting, and external accreditation preparation for both
- Develop and maintain contact with vendors, networks, consortia
and other cooperative ventures to improve delivery of services and
resources to students and faculty.
- Lead planning and perform oversight on Library assessment
- Collaborate with the leaders of the College's academic and
student services to leverage strengths and expand opportunities to
address student needs.
- Lead efforts to promote the libraries to students, faculty, and
- Manage Library employees with a commitment to diversity,
teamwork and service excellence.
- Serve on various campus committees and acts as the libraries'
liaison to senior college administrators.
- Lead and coordinate the development and maintenance of the
library's online presence.
- Mentor new librarians and serve in the role of dean/department
chair in matters related to library faculty.
- Chair the Library Committee.
- Master's degree in Library Science (MLS or equivalent) from an
American Library Association (ALA) accredited program
- At least five (5) years of academic library experience with
increasing responsibility, including experience managing a library
or a library department.
- Experience successfully collaborating with diverse groups of
- Demonstrated successful budgeting and fiscal management.
- Demonstrated service orientation and proven ability to promote
libraries' role in the teaching/learning process.
- Demonstrated evidence of improving diversity, equity, and
inclusion in all aspects of library services, collections,
workplace culture, and campus engagement.
- Experience managing employees with a commitment to diversity,
teamwork and service excellence.
- Experience working in a liberal arts college library
- Knowledge of librarians' roles in instruction, both online and
- Experience negotiating with vendors and suppliers
- Experience with information technologies and automated library
systems, and knowledge of emerging standards and practices
- Experience in obtaining and administering grants
This is a full-time, full-year position.
In addition to salary, compensation includes comprehensive
health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission
plan for employees and dependents, a 403b based retirement plan and
wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.
For additional information and application instructions, log
on to our website at:
The College of Saint Rose Job Posting: Director of Library Services
(interviewexchange.com) and open a College of
Saint Rose Employment Account today!!
The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal,
state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and
programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis
of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age,
national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, familial status, marital status, military status,
domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established