(posted July 12, 2017)

Library Director

 The University of Valley Forge invites applications for the position of Library Director of the Storms Research Center, reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs, VPAA.

Function: The Director is responsible for overall library administration, services, and physical facility. The successful candidate will manage the library staff and student workers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • This position oversees the Technical and Public Services operations including, cataloging, collection development, electronic resources, and assessment.
  • The Director provides reference and information literacy instruction.
  • The Director supervises library staff responsible for circulation and Interlibrary Loan.
  • The Director maintains statistics and has oversight of the library budget.
  • The Director reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and represents the library on faculty committees and attends faculty and staff meetings.

 Minimum Requirements:

  • Master‘s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program,
  • Experience using OCLC services, and knowledge of national cataloging standards.
  • Familiarity with SirsiDynix ILS system is preferred.
  • Three to five years progressive experience in an academic library setting is required.
  • A proven record in working successfully with diverse populations.
  • A positive attitude and ability to plan and adapt to change.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with University departments and cross-functional teams.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in use of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and related applications.
  • An openly committed Christian, living a Spirit-filled life (Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:18ff); affirming a doctrinal position consistent with Assemblies of God beliefs.

The University:

The University of Valley Forge is an accredited University of Arts, Sciences, and Professions on a beautiful 106-acre Chester County campus, with more than 50 undergraduate majors, 8 graduate programs and dozens of credentialed and dedicated professors who are committed to the mission to prepare individuals for a life of service and leadership in the church and the world. The University of Valley Forge is located in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.

The University hereby affirms its commitment to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, genetic information or status as a disabled veteran.

 To apply, please go to website listed below:

            Application for Employment



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