Ohio Christian University is seeking a visionary and dynamic leader to serve as the university’s Library Director to lead Library programs and personnel. The Director's responsibilities include collection management, supervision and development of staff, overseeing the Library building and equipment, identifying grants and writing proposals, drafting annual budget, recommending policy, and setting goals. Candidate must have excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving skills and proven effectiveness in working with students, faculty, and staff. The Library exists to ensure academic resources support university curriculum and serve the information needs of students and faculty in their scholarly pursuits.
Ohio Christian University is a Christ-centered university in the Wesleyan tradition located in Circleville (near Columbus).
Master in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program is required
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Customer service expertise
Advanced proficiency in computers, library information systems, and online library resources
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent team-building and leadership skills
Search begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Churches of Christ in Christian Union, Ohio Christian University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis, unless otherwise contractually bound.
Ohio Christian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer