Job: Director, Technical Services, University/College Library

General Information
Director, Technical Services, University/College Library

Number position available:

$55,000 - $71,500 Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Job Category:

Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


Under limited supervision, this position provides leadership and direction for all aspects of technical services including acquisitions, cataloging, serials, database and electronic resource management, metadata creation for the Library’s digital collections, and library materials resource budget management. Responsible for providing library resources to library patrons, faculty, staff and administrators in support of an intellectual climate for academic growth.


Minimum Education:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science required.


Minimum Experience/Training:

  • Minimum four years of successful and increasingly responsible professional level experience working in technical services.
  • Minimum three years of management/supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in integrated library systems (Ex Libris), and other library related technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to build or improve workflows or data maintenance tasks using automated tools and processes.
  • Experience in academic libraries or understanding of issues in higher education.
  • Reading, writing, or speaking skills in a second language.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Familiarity with best practices and standards for digital collections metadata.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • In depth knowledge of cataloging and metadata schemas and standards, such as RDA, AACR2, LCSH, MARC, OCLC, EAD, MODS, and Dublin Core.
  • Knowledge of current practice, trends, and standards in all operations of technical services.
  • Knowledge of automated library management systems (Ex Libris).
  • Models inclusive excellence through specific actions that support the College’s diversity goals in the recruitment, hiring, and retention of talented and diverse faculty and staff.
  • Ability to manage materials budgets and allocations.
  • Extensive functional knowledge and expertise in all aspects of own and related areas of the College, and pertinent interdependencies.
  • General understanding of the external environment and how it affects academia in general and Broward in particular, including political, legal, environmental, educational, financial and social influences.
  • Strong knowledge of College structure, policies and practices, and the impact on own area.
  • Strong supervisory and team building skills.
  • Ability to partner with others across the College and externally to exchange information, collaborate on projects, share resources, etc.
  • Ability to influence others of the benefits/importance of an idea or plan of action and to gain their support or commitment.
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to reach mutual points of agreement and benefit among peers and colleagues.  


Job open date:

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries
  • Institutional Libraries
  • Public Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Broward College Central Campus

Job Location:
Central Florida

3501 SW Davie Rd.




Institution Information
Institution Name :
Broward College Central Campus

3501 SW Davie Rd.




Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Broward College

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How to apply

Please visit our website to submit an online application with the required documents.

Open unitil filled; the first review date of applications will take place, March 31, 2020.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume 
  • Uonfficial  transcript with degree date conferred


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