Job: Library Director

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Library Director

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


Position Summary

The Director of the Library is responsible for planning, implementation, management and evaluation of all library services, includingstrategic planning, budgeting , collection development and reference and instructional services. Incumbent must assure that the South University philosophy is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion - is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements

  • Prepare annual library operating and capital budgets.
  • Write and submit various reports to campus community as well as regional, national and programmatic accreditations as needed.
  • Collaborate with the library committee, faculty, department heads, and other members of the campus community to ensure that library collections meet user needs.
  • Acquire new materials in all formats consistent with overall institutional strategic goals, the library’s collection development policy, and annual budget allocations.
  • Review existing collections for continued curriculum relevance.
  • Develop, supervise and provide library services that may include circulation, interlibrary loan, reference, information literacy activities, and campus community outreach.
  • Write and update library policy and procedure documents, in close consultation with Academic Affairs and university wide library policies.
  • Oversee library technology, including procurement and maintenance of hardware, software and AV equipment.
  • Select, train, supervise and evaluate library service personnel.
  • Attend meetings and workshops, and seek additional opportunities for professional development. Work collaboratively and collectively with other Directors of the Library at South University campuses. Other Duties as assigned.



  • Master’s Degree in Library, Information Science, or related from an ALA accredited school.
  • At least 7 to 10 years experience working in a library in a post-secondary institution.
  • Held positions of increasingly responsible experience in the industry.
  • Knowledge of subjects usually taught at a post-secondary institution
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems, OCLC, MARC records and current technologies
  • Fiscal and personnel management expertise.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with both peer and subordinate personnel.
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Work effectively as either a leader or team member to insure that departmental goals are met.
  • Ability to develop and coordinate collection processes.
  • Budget development.
  • Selection and training.


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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries
  • Institutional Libraries
  • School Media Centers

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
South University

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

9801 Belvedere Rd

Address 2:
Building B, Library

Royal Palm Beach


Palm Beach

Institution Information
Institution Name :
South University

9801 Belvedere Rd

Address 2:
Building B, Library

Royal Palm Beach



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Rebekah Lewis

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