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  • Associate Dean of Libraries for Administration and Operations and... Statesboro
  • Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA, United States
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  • 2 weeks ago

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Associate Dean of Libraries for Administration and Operations
and Associate Professor or Professor
...
Job ID: 271497

Location: Georgia Southern - Savannah

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant
campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the
communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2
institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000
students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level
degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town,
the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or
supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia
Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an
exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and
professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to
academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018
Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other
Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize
Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving
our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars,
leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the
world.

To learn more about Georgia Southern's Vision, Mission and Values
please click here:
https://president.georgiasouthern.edu/performance-excellence/mission-values/

Location

Armstrong Campus

11935 Abercorn Street

Savannah, GA 31419

Department Information

The University Libraries support Georgia Southern University's
mission by providing access to information, collections, and
services designed to meet the scholarly needs of the University and
its diverse community. The Libraries advance independent lifelong
learning, information literacy, intellectual and creative
discovery, and student success. We foster a welcoming and
innovative learning environment, both physically and virtually, for
research, collaboration, and preservation of resources.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Associate Dean for
Administration and Operations is responsible for assisting with
planning and operations and ensuring that the Georgia Southern
Libraries engage in continuous, data-informed improvement in
support of the Libraries and University strategic plans. Along with
the Associate Dean for Research & Assessment, the Associate
Dean for Administration and Operations assists the Dean in
gathering data and writing reports. The Associate Dean for
Administration and Operations, the Associate Dean for Research and
Assessment,and the library department heads comprise the Dean's
Advisory Council.

Anticipated Workload: Librarianship 80%, Scholarship 10%, and
Service 10%

Essential
Functions:

Works in collaboration with the Dean of Libraries and the Associate
Dean of Libraries for Research and Assessment to develop proactive,
intentional strategies to stay abreast of user needs.

Promotes and encourages commitment to achieve strategic plans and
communicate strategic initiatives.

Assists the Dean in compiling data and information and writing
reports for internal and external stakeholders.

Participates in the formulation of both short- and long-range
planning as a member of the Dean's senior leadership team.

Under the supervision of the Dean of Libraries, provides guidance
and assistance with library operations.

Oversees the work of the Intellectual Property, Government
Information, and Lead Instructional Librarian.

Fosters positive relations with faculty, students, and staff on
both campuses.

Along with the Associate Dean for Research and Assessment, oversees
the libraries when the Dean is unavailable.

Secondary
functions:

May be asked to act as an interim department head when a vacancy
occurs.

Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean of Libraries.

Research,
Scholarship, and /or Creative Activities:

Engages in research, scholarship, and grant activities at a level
appropriate for the rank and tenure status held.

Service:

Engages in service activities for the library, the university, the
community, and/or the profession.

Participates in regional, national, or international professional
associations, task forces, etc. as circumstances allow and at a
level appropriate to the rank and tenure status held.

Required Qualifications

A master's degree in Library Science (e.g., MLS, MLIS) from an
American Library Association (ALA) - accredited school or an
equivalent degree if earned outside the U.S.

Minimum of 5 years full-time college/university experience at the
assistant professor level is required for the rank of associate
professor along with a strong record of research and service with
publications and presentations in professional venues

Minimum of 8 years of experience working in an academic
library.

Minimum of 3 years of progressive leadership experience and
supervising library faculty and staff.

Experience in library operations, academic librarianship
initiatives, and strategic planning.

Experience working with integrated library systems and other
library-specific technologies.

Experience performing program and policy analysis.

Willingness to engage with institutional student success
initiatives.

Demonstrated commitment to advancing a strong and growing research
and scholarship agenda and the production of research and
scholarship activities at a level appropriate for the rank and
tenure status held.

Demonstrated commitment to supporting collegiality and a culture of
transparency and collaboration.

Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree in Library & Information Science or related
discipline.

Minimum of 5 years full-time
college/university teaching experience at the associate professor
level is required for the rank of professor along with a strong
record of research and service with substantial publications and
presentations in professional venues

Demonstrated effectiveness in leadership positions such as
Associate Dean or Department Chair/Head.

Demonstrated experience successfully migrating to a new integrated
library system and implementing new technologies.

Demonstrated ability to interact effectively across academic
disciplines.

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience.

This is an exempt position paid on a
monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the
qualifications listed above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses,
telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three
professional references.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES

Consistently exhibit engaging customer service

Ability to support various constituencies served by the
University

Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office,
Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

KNOWLEDGE

Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional
goals and support University's mission for student success

SKILLS

Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and
human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Screening of applications begins May 24,
2024 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start
date is August 1, 2024.

Contact Information

Dr. Katia G. Karadjova, Associate Dean of Libraries, Search
Chair

Electronic mail:

Demonstrated effectiveness in leadership positions such as
Associate Dean or Department Chair/Head.

Demonstrated experience successfully migrating to a new integrated
library system and implementing new technologies.

Demonstrated ability to interact effectively across academic
disciplines.

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience.

This is an exempt position paid on a
monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the
qualifications listed above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses,
telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three
professional references.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES

Consistently exhibit engaging customer service

Ability to support various constituencies served by the
University

Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office,
Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

KNOWLEDGE

Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional
goals and support University's mission for student success

SKILLS

Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and
human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Screening of applications begins May 24,
2024 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start
date is August 1, 2024.

Contact Information

Dr. Katia G. Karadjova, Associate Dean of Libraries, Search
Chair

Electronic mail:

This is an exempt position paid on a
monthly basis.

Required Documents to Attach

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the
qualifications listed above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses,
telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three
professional references.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES

Consistently exhibit engaging customer service

Ability to support various constituencies served by the
University

Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office,
Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

KNOWLEDGE

Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional
goals and support University's mission for student success

SKILLS

Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and
human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Screening of applications begins May 24,
2024 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start
date is August 1, 2024.

Contact Information

Dr. Katia G. Karadjova, Associate Dean of Libraries, Search
Chair

Electronic mail:

Required Documents to Attach

A complete application consists of a letter addressing the
qualifications listed above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses,
telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three
professional references.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES

Consistently exhibit engaging customer service

Ability to support various constituencies served by the
University

Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office,
Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

KNOWLEDGE

Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional
goals and support University's mission for student success

SKILLS

Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and
human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Screening of applications begins May 24,
2024 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start
date is August 1, 2024.

Contact Information

Dr. Katia G. Karadjova, Associate Dean of Libraries, Search
Chair

Electronic mail:

Consistently exhibit engaging customer service

Ability to support various constituencies served by the
University

Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office,
Google, and/or applications as required for specific position

KNOWLEDGE

Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional
goals and support University's mission for student success

SKILLS

Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and
human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Screening of applications begins May 24,
2024 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start
date is August 1, 2024.

Contact Information

Dr. Katia G. Karadjova, Associate Dean of Libraries, Search
Chair

Electronic mail:

Screening of applications begins May 24,
2024 and continues until the position is filled. Preferred start
date is August 1, 2024.

Contact Information

Dr. Katia G. Karadjova, Associate Dean of Libraries, Search
Chair

Electronic mail:

Contact Information

Dr. Katia G. Karadjova, Associate Dean of Libraries, Search
Chair

Electronic mail: [email protected]

Telephone: 912-478-5024

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26
institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System
Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence,
Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation
for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community
member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these
standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and
Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and
can be found on-line at
https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board
Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line
at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Conditions of Employment

All work (with limited exceptions such as
research and study abroad outside activities such as grading and
email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be
completed while the employee is physically present in the state of
Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a
specific purpose and limited period of time within current
policy.

Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university
community by engaging students, participating in events, and
performing other responsibilities on-campus.

Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform
service duties on any of the three campuses. Georgia Southern
provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background
investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating
your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University,
as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole
discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history
reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a
satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a
pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and
state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this
institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents
(BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are
available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of
employment without assistance from the University.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free
Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal
employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for
employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age,
veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals
in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with
Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify
Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory
position.

This position will not be required to
drive.

This role is not considered a position of
trust.

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