Public Services Librarian - UPI Unit B Resource Faculty


Governors State University
Library Type: 
Academic Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
The work schedule consists of regularly scheduled shifts or times at the reference desk including evening and weekends. Shifts may be between the hours of 8 am and 10 pm.

The Governors State University (GSU) Library is seeking an experienced and creative individual to provide leadership and oversight in planning and managing all aspects of public services. This is a highly collaborative position and the incumbent will work closely with entities across the library and campus.
The Public Services Librarian will:
• Provide leadership and oversee the functions of the public service department which includes the information, circulation, and reference desks, interlibrary loan, and distance learning services;
• Hire, mentor, direct, supervise, and evaluate a staff of 8-10 FTE and student workers;
• Work with the Public Services unit leaders to develop, revise and implement policies, procedures, and strategies;
• Actively participate in library assessment and improvement of library services;
• Plan and implement appropriate workshops and instruction sessions for the library and university;
• Work closely with the Dean and other library faculty members to provide leadership and enhance communication and cooperation among library staff and within the university community.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
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