DATE ENTERED: March 4, 2024
POSITION: Library Services Coordinator
LOCATION: New River Community College (NRCC), Dublin, VA
APPLY BY: 03/22/2024

Library Services Coordinator

New River Community College (NRCC) is a comprehensive community college located in the New River Valley of Virginia. At NRCC you can prepare for the future with any of our various occupational programs or college transfer courses. NRCC faculty members are well known not just for their academic background, but also for their capacity to work closely and effectively with students. You’ll find that they have a genuine interest in your success. They also have excellent academic credentials. All faculty who teach college transfer courses have doctorates or master’s degrees, while those in occupational programs have a diverse background which combines academics with practical on-the-job experience. In recent years individual professors and college programs have received state and national awards for their quality.

New River Community College is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our team as the Library Services Coordinator. The coordinator is an administrative faculty position reporting to the Vice President for Instruction and Student Services. The coordinator plans, coordinates, and oversees the daily operations of the library. The position is responsible for managing and providing public services, including circulation, reference, bibliographic instruction, event planning, and implementation of library policy and procedures. The successful candidate will play a key role in leading and managing library services to support the diverse academic needs of our students and faculty.

KSA's/Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library Science, Library and Information Systems, or related field from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution.
  • Substantial knowledge of academic library operations/management, current trends and best practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of library reference materials, including electronic resources.
  • Independent decision-making skills related to effectiveness of the library processes.
  • Experience with recruiting, selecting, evaluating, mentoring, and supervising library staff.
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain positive relationships with all college constituencies.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the community college mission and philosophy.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Superior customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of strategic planning and budgeting.
  • Energetic leadership with high ethical standards and a commitment to excellence and integrity.

Additional Considerations:

  • Library experience in higher education.

Application Instructions:

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EEO Statement
The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.