Assistant Director, Library Operations at University of Houston - Downtown

Posted in General Business 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas





Job Description:

This position may be eligible for Hybrid Work, working remotely for up to two days per week after the initial 90 days of employment.

Salary Range: $65,866/year or higher, commensurate with experience and/or education

JOB SUMMARY

The Assistant Director, Library Operations facilitates administrative functions for the Library, including data gathering and reporting, assessment, planning, budgets, procurement, and property management, and supervises the Technology Librarian. The Assistant Director ensures smooth library operations in the absence of, or as a representative of, the Library's Executive Director.



DUTIES


  • Gathers data on library operations and performance, and provides reports for public information, information agencies, government agencies, and quality control support.

  • Supports planning efforts with information gathering and analysis, and project planning oversight.

  • Represents the library at university and system-wide meetings as required, as a replacement and supplement for the Executive Director.

  • Oversees the budget, procurement operations, and library operations in the absence of the Executive Director.

  • Serves as property custodian, overseeing the library capital inventory.

MARGINAL DUTIES


  • Performs all other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Direct Reports:


  • Full-time employees

Delegation of Work:


  • Regularly assigns work to subordinate(s)

Supervision Given:


  • Makes final decisions on evaluating employee performance, hiring new employees, disciplinary actions, scheduling work hours, granting time off, and making recommendations on handling employee grievances and complaints

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge:


  • Knowledge: library management, project planning, assessment methods, trends, and issues in libraries and higher education

Skills:


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Abilities:


  • Ability to collect and analyze data; ability to present data in multiple formats to a wide variety of individuals and constituencies in the university community

WORK LOCATION AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Primary Work Location:


  • Works in an office environment

Physical Demands:


  • Work is performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements; individual has discretion in relation to walking, standing etc., and has minimal exposure to physical risks

EEO/AA

Required Education:


  • Master's degree in Library and Information Science or a related field

Required Experience:


  • Minimum of five (5) years of related job experience

License/Certification:


  • None required

Preferred Qualifications


  • Assessment experience

  • Project planning experience

  • Supervisory experience





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