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Library Director, Regional Campus

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Work Type: Staff/Unclassified
Location: Trumbull Campus
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: Dean, Trumbull Campus - Trumbull Campus [700060]

Job Title:

Library Director, Regional Campus

Physical Location:

 Trumbull Campus - Warren, OH


 $55,387 - $73,601

Basic Function:

To manage regional campus library operations, including automation, audiovisual services, budget, collection development, public and technical services; to collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to assess needs and promote library programs and services. Reports to designated supervisor.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:


Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

Manage regional campus library operations; develop and implement policies and procedures; plan, monitor, and maintain department budget and approve operating expenses; hire, train, and supervise staff.

Promote library services and programs; develop a balanced library collection.

Develop, implement, and evaluate bibliographical instruction in use of resources; provide reference and research assistance.

Evaluate, develop, and implement library automation system; prepare and maintain reports, records, and statistics.

Manage cataloging of library materials; oversee audio-visual equipment use, maintenance, and acquisition.

Serve on various department, division, and University committees.

Leadership of a small department, unit, or major function and/or direct supervision over administrative/professional employees.

Perform related duties as assigned.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:


Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in Library Science from an American Libraries Association accredited school or relevant field; two to three years experience in an academic library or relevant environment; faculty rank.



Knowledge Of:

Budgeting; strategic planning
Personal computer applications

Skill In:

Written and interpersonal communication

Ability To:

Provide leadership and direction

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:



Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:


Working Schedule:


Additional Information:


Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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