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Sr. Manager Research and Instruction Services, RIT Libraries (Rochester, NY)

The Sr. Manager of Research and Instruction Services is responsible for the leadership and management of Wallace Library’s Research and Instruction Services department which includes reference consultation services, faculty liaison, curriculum-based instruction, the development and maintenance of information services and the review of Wallace Library’s collections to support RIT curricula and the research and scholarship of RIT students and faculty.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced degree:  M.S. or M.L.S. in Library/Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution
  • 3-5 Years of progressively responsible experience leading projects or teams related to library reference services or information literacy instruction services in an academic or special library.
  • 1-3 Years’ experience teaching information literacy skills or related teaching experience.

Specialized Skills:

  • Demonstrated success in team building and project management
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and teaching skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of information literacy best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate useful technology and effective pedagogical practices into reference services or information literacy instruction.
  • Expertise in analyzing trends, services and new technologies to develop responsive services
  • Demonstrated positive customer service attitude

Preferred Qualifications

Experience
1-3 years supervising professional librarians in an academic library
1-3 years using qualitative and quantitative data to make improvements to user centered services

Skills
Effective management of budgets and department resources.

How To Apply

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

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