Brookdale Community College


Oversees, plans, directs and manages Library activities including services, resources, facilities, equipment, and staff at all locations and in support of all delivery modes.

Develop, recommend, and implement library policies and procedures, information literacy services, print and electronic resources acquisition, collection management, and cultivate the professional development of direct reports, in cooperation with librarian faculty and staff.
Develop, recommend, and implement policies and procedures for access to networked information resources. Develop and plan improvements to library management systems.

Oversee library services at all college locations. Develop and implement assessment tools and procedures to measure the effectiveness of library. Monitor, track, and report on use of library facilities and resources.

Supervise, interview, recommend for employment, evaluate the performance, and guide the professional development of staff.
Develop and present the department budget for college officer’s consideration. Optimize the utilization of all resources, including budgetary, personnel, and facilities, through their efficient allocation. Communicate with vendors and negotiate for favorable costs and conditions of goods and services.

Serve on committees and boards of cooperative library organizations. Represent the College and advocate for library services to external professional associations, community organizations and governmental agencies.

Collaborate with all college constituencies to coordinate and promote library services and resources, as well as, help identify academic need across the institution. Serve on College committees.

Prepare grant applications and represent the Library to donors, funding agencies, and partners, in cooperation with the Grants Office, Development Office and the College Foundation.

Serve as Chief Copyright Officer of the College.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Vice President, Educational Access & Innovation.


Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association required.

Five years of experience in the administration of library activities to include two years of supervisory experience.
Experience in a community college or higher education sector preferred.

Knowledge Abilities/Skills
In depth knowledge and experience in the use of information technology in the delivery of library services.
Proven outstanding communication, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills.
Computer literacy skills at an intermediate level with the demonstrated ability to utilize and apply the Microsoft Office Suite as well as specialized software programs and computer applications essential to the position, including but not limited to the College’s ERP.
High level of diplomacy and confidentiality.
Commitment to work collaboratively and problem-solve through teamwork.
Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with discretion, tact, and timeliness.
Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college.
Must be able to travel locally.

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