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Department Head, Access Services

Department Head, Access Services

NC State University Libraries Job Location: North Carolina Apply By: Open until filled Date Created: 09-07-2020

The NC State University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Head, Access Services in the Access Services department.   Responsibilities:  The Department Head, Access Services provides leadership and management for the Access Services department across library locations. They develop proactive services with an emphasis on the integration of emerging technologies for improved access. The incumbent directs and coordinates the activities of the department comprising 3 librarians, 20 support staff, and a significant number of student assistants. The Department Head sets departmental goals and objectives, analyzes and acts on library usage trends, designs workflows, and maintains internal controls and documentation. They recommend policies and establish procedures to support the university community and its changing needs in an effective and accountable manner. The Department Head works in close cooperation with other public services managers and staff to meet service expectations and with Building Services staff to ensure a smoothly running 24-hour facility. As a department head, they participate in library planning and serve on Management Council and other library-wide committees, task forces, and teams. Librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field.   Review of applications is underway; position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. The Libraries will be flexible during this time and will conduct most or all of this search remotely. See vacancy announcement with application instructions at https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/jobs/ehra/department-head-access-services AA/OEO. NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. For ADA accommodations, please call (919) 515-3148.

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