[Eril-l] Job Posting: Director of Library Services

Rebekah McKinney Rebekah.McKinney at mobap.edu
Fri Mar 6 07:45:37 PST 2020

Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, Missouri, is hiring a Director of Library Services to lead the Jung-Kellogg Learning Center. Review the job posting and application information at this link: https://www.mobap.edu/director-of-library-services/

Missouri Baptist University is an evangelical Christian, liberal arts institution and has as its purpose the offering of programs of study leading to professional certificates, undergraduate degrees, and graduate degrees in an environment where academic excellence is emphasized and a Biblically-based Christian perspective is maintained. The University is committed to enriching its students' lives spiritually, intellectually, and professionally, and to preparing students to serve in a global and culturally diverse society. Find out more about MBU.<https://www.mobap.edu/about-mbu/mission-and-values/>

As the Director of Library Services, you will be responsible for providing vision and leadership in integrating new and existing information technologies, expanding the library's role in the university community, and oversight of all library operations.

Provide visionary leadership to develop and improve library programs and services to align with the university's strategic plan.
Prepare, administer, and oversee the library's budget, with particular emphasis on collection development and evolving technological needs.
Collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and administrative colleagues to strategically assess library services and resources.
Oversee the investigation, selection, and implementation of new technologies and methods of providing services to advance the university and library missions.
Recruit, lead, develop, and evaluate professional librarians and support staff in accordance with university policies.
Administer the development of the library's collections and explore new methods of selecting, acquiring and organizing resources to support the curriculum in a collaborative partnership with division chairs and faculty.
Manage the processing and access to electronic resources; serve as the primary contact for all e-resource trials and renewals; facilitate university approval and procurement process for all agreements, subscriptions, contracts and acquisitions.
Maintain professional development via active participation in professional meetings and workshops in relevant professional organizations and consortia.
Chair the Library Committee as assigned by the President, and participates in organizational management through other committee assignments.
Attend university meetings as required including Dean's Council and Faculty Meetings.
Oversee daily facility operations within the Jung-Kellogg Learning Center.
Full Job Description can be accessed at this link: https://www.mobap.edu/director-of-library-services/

Thank you,
Rebekah McKinney

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