Position Summary: NJIT University Library seeks a collaborative, creative, forward-thinking individual to serve as an Assistant University Librarian for Resource Sharing and Collection Management (AUL). Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL has the overall responsibility for resource sharing (access and use of the collections), and resource management (acquire and integrate materials into the collection), including oversight for a team of librarians and staff. The AUL ensures the library collection portfolio is available and accessible to the needs of the students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders. The AUL is expected to participate actively in strategic planning, policy development, budget planning, communication, and assessment of library operations to increase operational effectiveness; and thinking openly and collaboratively to produce new library initiatives that support student learning, faculty teaching and research.
Prerequisite Qualifications: 1. Master’s degree in library or information sciences from an ALA-accredited institution or its equivalent. 2. Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in areas related to this position, at least two (2) years of which must include administration/management in higher education. 3. Demonstrated supervisory experience including project management with ability to lead and engage staff through the process of organizational change. 4. Demonstrated experience of budget planning, project planning, and development and application of innovative approaches to resource sharing services, access services, and collection management services operations. 5. Demonstrated problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to carry out projects in a timely manner and ability to manage concurrent tasks. 6. Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills; well-developed assessment and analytical skills and the ability to anticipate and adapt to priorities and the changing needs of an academic library. 7. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural and diverse environment. 8. At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be accepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Internal Number: req2059
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