THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the post of:
Deputy Librarian (Operations)
The University of the West Indies (Mona), Library is seeking innovative, energetic and dynamic Deputy Librarians who work closely with the Campus Library and library staff to achieve transformational change and to foster a culture of collaboration and communication. Applicants must possess at least a Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies and a minimum of 5 years experience in leadership and management. The applicants must also demonstrate a commitment to research and scholarship and have a leadership style that is consultative and inclusive.
The Deputy Librarian (Operations), will be expected to:
Develop and present recommendations on the formulation of library policies and procedures based upon current and emerging trends in library operations.
Oversee and evaluate, either directly or indirectly, the public service activities of the Library.
Develop and direct the implementation of work standards for the library, integrating the use of technology and the application of new techniques into work processes.
Plan, organize, coordinate, and supervise library employees and the functions of the library and oversee the preparation of Library schedules.
Provide leadership and promote staff development and training programmes.
Participate in the preparation of statistical or narrative reports, and in the preparation and administration of departmental budgets.
Oversight of the public access to the Library’s Integrated Library System (ILS), public access to the Internet, library website, online services and computer services unique to the library.
Work closely with the Human Resources Management Division in matters relating to ATS and Service Staff.
Evaluate the duties and performance of selected staff members.
Detailed applications giving (i) full particulars of qualifications and experience, biodata; and (ii) the names, titles, mailing and email addresses, fax and telephone numbers of three (3) referees should be sent as soon as possible to the: University Registrar, Office of Administration, The Vice Chancellery, University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters, Kingston 7, Jamaica, W.I. Email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Fax: (876) 977-1422.
Further particulars of the post including full details of the remuneration package may be obtained from the Office of Administration by contacting us on Fax: (876) 977-1422; Email: email@example.com. or website http://www.uwi.edu.
Closing date for receipt of applications – July 13, 2012.