Job Description - Dean, Library Services
Description View created on 10/06/2015

Dean, Library Services

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 99
Job Title ID: 22113
Job Series/Job Family: Administrator Series / Administrator Family

Reports To

Associate Vice President, Instructional Resources and Technology

Job Purpose

Responsible for the planning and development of college-wide library services in support of teaching and learning. Library Services includes campus libraries, library extension services, technical services and automation. The Dean provides leadership for management and supervision including planning, operating, funding and budget decisions related to services and resources of college-wide Library Services in accordance with college and Instructional Resources and Technology (IRT) strategic plans, policies and procedures.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Provides overall leadership and has college-wide responsibility for establishing and maintaining a teaching, learning and working environment for Library Services operations, services and resources including campus libraries and library support for extension centers, teaching sites, and distance learning.
  2. Provides leadership in strategic and operational planning and the formulation of goals, policies and procedures for Library Services.
  3. Leads financial planning and budget management, and ensures library faculty and staff participation in budget planning.
  4. Ensures effective Library Services organizational structure, including allocation of staff, and formulation of decision-making groups and committees.
  5. Ensures effective communication processes within Library Services and with ACC departments and other IRT units.
  6. Manages the selection, supervision, professional development, and evaluation of Library Services faculty and staff.
  7. Provides library leadership and instructional leadership for the development and management of college-wide library services, such as information literacy instruction, materials selection, circulation, and automated services.
  8. Maintains records and statistical data on Library Services functions and services and reports appropriate information to ACC administration and local, state, and federal agencies.
  9. Serves on the IRT leadership team and committees, ACC administrative and academic teams, other college-wide committees and meetings.
  10. Serves as the Library Services liaison to ACC's Information Technology Department.
  11. Represents the College in local, state, regional, and national library organizations and initiatives to advance the interests of the College.
  12. Ensures appropriate safety training is completed, and compliance with all health and safety rules and processes.


Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.



Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


Computer Skills


Physical Requirements

Work Experience