University Librarian Wanted In Klamath Falls

Published 2017-12-15
Expires 2019-06-12
ID #10317
University Librarian Wanted In Klamath Falls
United-states, Oregon, Klamath Falls,
Published December 15, 2017

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Occupation: University librarian

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Department: Library

Work Location: Klamath Falls

Position Summary:

The University Librarian will report to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs and provide dynamic and engaged leadership by
working closely with the faculty, staff, students, and other key internal and external stakeholders. The University Librarian is expected to
elevate the level of excellence of Oregon Tech's renowned high quality, hands-on, and profession-oriented education nurturing our students
to be career-ready professionals.

Under the supervision of the Provost, the University Librarian is the chief administrator of the
Libraries of Oregon Tech. This includes the libraries at the Klamath Falls campus, the Portland-Metro campus, and the Shaw Historical
Library. The University Librarian provides strategic leadership for the libraries in collaboration with other academic units and consortial
partners in support of the mission of the University. The University Librarian develops and maintains positive relationships and active
partnerships with students, faculty, staff, the community, and library consortia.

Additional Requirement:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree.
  • Ten or
    more years of professional experience in increasingly responsible positions in academic libraries, including administrative
  • Demonstrated success in leadership.
  • Proven fiscal management experience for
    materials and personnel budgets.
  • Effective communication, negotiation, and consensus-building skills.

  • A strong commitment to the educational role of the library.
  • A clear understanding of both information technology and
    information literacy and their changing roles in higher education.
  • Experience in strategic planning.

Preferred Requirements:

  • PhD or second Master’s degree.
  • Experience with university
    and library assessment.
  • Successful grant writing and fund raising.

Application Screening

Special Instructions to Applicant:

As part of the application, you will be
required to attach the following electronic documents:

  1. A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have
    prepared you for this position;

  2. A resume/CV; and

  3. Responses to the following prompts. Please upload your responses as ‘Other Document’.
    1. Oregon Tech is a
      hands-on institution. Write a statement that describes how you see the Library fitting into this model.
    2. Describe your leadership
      philosophy and what leadership of an academic library means to you.


Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory
background check, motor vehicle check, physical abilities check, and/or any other conditions of employment contained in the vacancy

AA/EEO Statement:

Oregon Tech is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.
The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring, or the terms and
conditions of employment, on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion or creed, sex or gender,
gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis in law.

Oregon Tech is committed to
providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with
disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Human Resource at 541-885-1028 or rel="noopener" href="mailto:[email protected]" target="_blank">[email protected].

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