Please quote reference number LIB0702 on all correspondence.
The Director of Library Services is responsible for coordinating the planning, implementation and evaluation of the services and programs provided by the Cape Breton University Library. The Director provides academic and administrative leadership, expertise and vision for the Cape Breton University Library.
Candidates must have an ALA-accredited MLS degree, and substantial experience in a university library, combined with library management experience. Additional expertise in an academic discipline is highly desirable; administrative experience in a library; familiarity with all aspects of library administration, preferably through service at the level of director or head librarian; ability to lead a library successfully through changing work environments; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to inspire trust and to support library staff in adapting to changes in their work; knowledge of appropriate resources--printed and electronic--and passion for developing, cultivating, providing access to, and preserving a primarily undergraduate collection; ability to coordinate the integration of current technologies into the existing array of library services; desire and ability to share in the educational mission and strategic planning of Cape Breton University.
Qualified candidates should send a letter of application quoting the reference number and identifying his/her education and experience as it relates to this position, a resume, academic transcripts and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three references to the Human Resources Department. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2007; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Email applicants will receive a return email confirming receipt.
Human Resources Dept.
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