Dean/Director Type: Full-Time Faculty Date Available: January 1, 2019
Summary: The Warren Library at Palm Beach Atlantic University announces the search for a well-qualified individual to fill the open position of Dean or Director of the Library. The Dean or Director of the Library is the administrator of the Warren Library and reports directly to the Provost. The Dean or Director is responsible for providing leadership and administrative oversight for all operations and programs of the library. The Dean or Director makes recommendations regarding the academic budget and personnel within the library and ensures that all aspects of the library operate within institutional policies. The Dean or Director is responsible for shaping a shared vision for library resources, services, and facilities in support of the academic programs and mission of the University. Position title and additional responsibilities are dependent on qualifications.
Qualifications: This position requires a graduate degree in library science or a similar degree from an ALA-accredited graduate school and several years of increasingly-responsible positions in academic libraries, including supervisory experience. For the position title of Dean, an additional graduate degree is required. The successful candidate must have the oral, written, and interpersonal skills required to be an effective leader of a team-based organization. Qualified candidates must also demonstrate strong Christian commitment as evidenced by local church involvement and the ability to integrate faith with day-to-day job performance.