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Associate Dean for Learning and Research Services

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The Florida State University Libraries seek applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean (AD) for Learning and Research Services. The FSU Libraries are committed to evidence-based librarianship. Through a rigorous program of study and assessment we are redesigning library services to meet the diverse needs of Florida State University. The AD for Learning and Research Services at Florida State University Libraries will shape the overall public face of the Libraries through the development and provision of exemplary services to the FSU community.Position Description:The AD for Learning and Research Services will have administrative responsibility for three critical areas: the Learning Commons, the Scholars Commons, and the Science/Technology Commons, which serve FSU’s undergraduate, graduate student and faculty, and science/engineering communities, respectively. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a strong commitment to progressive, innovative library programs and services; to nurturing and developing a well-trained, motivated, highly service-oriented staff; and to continuous learning and growth at every level of the organization. As part of the Libraries’ Senior Leadership team, the AD for Learning and Research Services works closely with the Dean and other library leaders to create a vision for present and future library services, and to plan and implement programs and facilities that best meet student and faculty needs. The AD for Learning and Research Services will also be responsible for the development of targeted information literacy programs for FSU students at all levels.Minimum Qualifications:• Masters degree from an ALA-accredited library program.• Minimum 5 years of professional experience providing services to academic or research library communities. • Demonstrated effectiveness in supervision and management, including a progressively increasing scope of management responsibility in an academic or research library or related setting. • Ability to articulate a vision for public services and provide leadership to achieve organizational goals and priorities. • Experience in planning and implementing research and instructional services.• Commitment to serving diverse constituencies including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and researchers and the general public. • A strong commitment to service excellence.• Ability to work effectively in a team environment and foster teamwork among others, including managers and staff across other Library divisions.• Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.• A record of scholarly engagement, such as presentations, publications, and involvement in appropriate professional organizations.Preferred Qualifications:• Significant experience in innovative support of sponsored research and advanced scholarship.• A second advanced degree• Experience in fundraising, including acquiring grant funding and maintaining donor relationships.• Knowledge of issues related to copyright and content licensing.Salary:Minimum $95,000. Offer commensurate with education and qualifications.Additional Details: This is a full-time, 12-month non-tenured faculty appointment. Benefits include 22 days vacation, 13 days sick leave, group medical, dental, and life insurance, an optional retirement program or state retirement, and no state or local income tax. With Dean’s approval, may qualify for University tuition scholarship for up to six hours credit each semester. Located in beautiful Tallahassee, Florida’s capital city, a growing community with a population of more than 357,000, the Florida State University, a public, coeducational institution of the 11-member State University System of Florida, has an enrollment of over 40,000 students. The Library system includes ten libraries with combined volume holdings of over 3 million volumes. The Library is a member of ARL, ASERL, CRL, OCLC, and Lyrasis. For more information about the Florida State University Libraries, see our home page at: http://www.lib.fsu.edu/ Contact: Policia Clyne, PHRAssociate Dean for Administrative ServicesFlorida State University Libraries Tallahassee, FL 32306-2047 pclyne@fsu.edu Phone: (850) 645-8404 Fax: (850) 644-5016 How To Apply : If qualified and interested in the position as advertised, please apply through the Florida State University job site at https://jobs.fsu.edu. (Job ID # 37291).In one attachment, please include a cover letter with a complete statement of qualifications, a full resume of education and relevant experience, and the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three persons who are knowledgeable about your qualifications for this position. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume. An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer

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