Appointment Terms: UMPSA represented, full-time regular appointment
Salary: The salary range is $40,461 to $53,948. The starting salary will be based upon the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.
Position Summary: The Director of Library Services works closely with the Provost, the Director of Learning Commons, the Manager for Information Technology, faculty and other academic support departments to develop information policies, resources, and services in support of the mission of the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Working with multiple constituencies, The Director of Library Services identifies the information needs of the campus, provides leadership in stimulating program development to meet those needs, articulates the needs and services of the library, and advocates for the library’s efforts to serve the community. The Director of Library Services reports directly to the Provost. The Director of Library Services will guide the library in key initiatives: providing a mission, vision and strategic plan for the library and its central role in a university setting; improving and updating library services to support faculty and student success as well as reflect the University’s mission of Proficiency/Personalized Based education; creating partnerships on and beyond the campus; collaborating in the use of technology in and beyond the library; and working to help support and represent the library nationally. Since the UMPI library serves a small campus constituency, the Director of Library Services will be expected to be in active participate in day-to-day library operations included but not limited to circulation, reference, and collections management and be responsible for the library budget.
Required Qualifications: an ALA-accredited Master's degree in library or information science, demonstrated relevant and progressively responsible experience in library administration, and demonstrated effective leadership and management experience in high-level positions in an academic library setting.
Benefits: Excellent health/dental/accident/life insurance, retirement and tuition waiver benefits.
University: The University of Maine at Presque Isle is located in Maine’s beautiful north country with its accessibility to numerous lakes, rivers and other picturesque natural features, the University of Maine at Presque Isle serves 1400 students of diverse educational backgrounds and offers a full range of quality academic programs in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Professional Programs, and Teacher Education. The University of Maine at Presque Isle will design with each student a personalized, technologically innovative education and prepare each graduate for a professional career, global contributions, and lifelong learning. Candidates may find more information about this new direction for the University at www.umpi.edu/personalized
Barbara B. Lambert
University of Maine at Presque Isle
181 Main Street
Presque Isle, Maine 04769
The University of Maine at Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age disability, protected veterans status, or any other characteristic protected by law.