Library Access Services Manager, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA

The Gellert Library at Notre Dame de Namur University seeks a forward-thinking, dynamic and service-oriented Library Access Services Manager who will provide strategic leadership for Access Services, Technical Services, and budgeting of the Library. This position serves an advisory role to the Director of Library Services regarding future enhancements of Library services. NDNU’s student populations include traditional day undergraduates, evening degree completion students, graduate students, online students, and students taking courses at other locations (including Santa Clara, Redwood City, and Tracy).

The Library Access Services Manager is responsible for the management of the Access Services department and library budgeting, including but not limited to:

  • Providing innovative, results-oriented leadership in the development of access services to faculty, students, researchers, and the NDNU community
  • Oversight and strategic planning for Technical Services
  • Managing day-to-day operation of the Access Services department including circulation, course reserves, interlibrary loan, facilities, and training and supervision of library student staff
  • Serves as Executive Assistant to the Director of Library Services, as necessary
  • Overseeing and managing  the billing, ordering, and budgeting of the Library’s resources
  • Preparing and administering the annual budget with the Director of Library Services
  • Researching  and implementing enhancements to existing library technology
  • Overseeing and managing Stacks Maintenance, Periodicals, and Library Storage
  • Preparing statistical reports, surveys, self-studies, and analyses of library access services
  • Conducting targeted assessment to improve access services, budgeting, and staff training
  • Developing and implementing long-range plans for growth and improvement of the Library through fundraising and grant proposals, in conjunction with the Director of Library Services
  • Remaining current with library trends, use of library technology, and the provision of services to today’s library
  • Seeking innovative and creative ways to market, enhance, and improve Library access services
  • Strategically collaborating with other library units to promote innovative services to NDNU students and faculty

 Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three years of successful experience in an academic library, including at least two years of supervisory experience
  • Understanding of emerging technologies and demonstrated expertise with the implementation of technologies in an academic library environment
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, document, and complete projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in multiple formats and to diverse audiences
  • Proven ability to work effectively with diverse faculty, students and staff, demonstrated commitment to promote diversity and inclusion
  • Creativity to develop and implement library programs and services
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Successful supervisory experience as evidenced by in-depth knowledge and understanding of staff supervision, demonstrated success in effective leadership, and the ability to promote teamwork and professional development

 Desired Qualifications:

  • A background in implementing current and emerging library technologies, such as an ILS system
  • Experience developing grant proposals

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