Library Services and Assessment Manager

Texas Wesleyan University
June 11, 2023
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Job Title Library Services and Assessment Manager

Position Summary

We seek a detail-oriented self-starter to manage the library's administrative office and coordinate library services. Assist the Library Director with scheduling, reviewing, prioritizing, and responding to emails; answering and returning phone calls; organizing documents; maintaining records. Coordinate assessment and strategic planning. This position is the primary purchaser of general library supplies and tracking operations budget, capable of cultivating productive working relationships across campus departments, setting and maintaining library schedules, maintaining policies, and overseeing library services. Coordinate hiring of library employees and student workers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage general library operations: coordinate staffing, training, staff development, annual retreat, policies, procedures, and operating schedule.
  • Monitor, track, and maintain the library budget. Prepare requisitions and purchase materials and supplies for the library.
  • Prepare, reconcile, and submit expense reports.
  • Assistant to the Library Director, coordinating administrative records, office correspondence, calendars, library department reports, time-off, and travel requests
  • Keep the Library Director advised of time-sensitive and priority issues, ensuring appropriate follow-up.
  • Promote excellent customer service in the library by supporting staff, faculty, and student interests.
  • Coordinate with other University staff as needed; play a vital role in coordinating with business services, IT, maintenance, housekeeping, security, supply vendors, facility coordinator, and other campus personnel as needed.
  • Coordinate library assessment, strategic planning, accreditation, annual surveys, memberships, and travel arrangements.
  • Organize and schedule meetings, including gathering documents and overseeing the logistics of meetings.
  • Attend meetings and take notes of discussions; prepare the initial draft of minutes and summaries.
  • Support Outreach projects: ensure staff coverage, marketing, supplies
  • Maintain library records and documents, including confidential and sensitive information.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion and ability to engage effectively with a broad spectrum of culturally diverse groups
  • Additional or alternative duties as assigned from time to time, including supporting other departments as assigned by the Director of the library
  • Education, Certifications and/or Licenses

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college is desired
  • Experience

  • At least two years of customer service experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with team members
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    · Experience in managing a workload, including multiple projects

    · Demonstrates consistent ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines while maintaining close attention to details

    · Ability to calculate and record data sets efficiently

    · Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    · Ability to plan, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines

    · Ability to pay attention to detail

    · Organization skills

    · Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills

    · Numeracy and basic math skills

    · Skills in Diplomacy, decision-making, problem-solving, and organization

    · Ability to exercise independent judgment

    · Ability to keep confidential information and records secure

    · Ability to work individually and within a team environment

    · Interpersonal skills

    · Basic understanding of frequently used computer software and programs, such as Microsoft Office

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number 2016AS855P

    Posting Open Date 05/01/2023 Open Until Filled Yes Posting Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

    Submit online application, cover letter, and resume. Thank you.

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  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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  • Do you have experience in working with detailed budgets?
  • Yes
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  • Do you have experience managing projects?
  • Yes
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  • Have you worked in an academic library before?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Have you worked in higher education before?
  • Yes
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  • What is the highest level of education attained?
  • GED
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  • Associates Degree
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  • Masters Degree
  • PHD
  • Are you a current employee of the university?
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