NATURE OF JOB: Administers all aspects of the collections, services,
programs and staffing of the Melvin B. Tolson Black Heritage Center.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide leadership, management, and
direction for the Melvin B. Tolson Black Heritage Center including
access services, reference services, bibliographic instruction and
outreach, collection development, University Archives, marketing and
facilities management. Develop displays and exhibits that positively
and realistically depict African and African American life and
culture. Advise the Director of the University Libraries on the needs
of the Black Heritage Center. Seek outside funding to enhance the
Center's collections and services. Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be available for rotating evening and weekends schedule as well
QUALIFICATIONS: Required: MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited program.
Minimum of three years experience in an academic library. Strong
leadership, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills.
Experience with marketing and promoting library services, collection
management, staff development, planning and assessment. Knowledge of
emerging trends in special collections practices. Familiarity with
Microsoft office suite. Desired: Archival certification, teaching
experience, knowledge of African American history.
SALARY: $40,000 ANNUALLY
TO APPLY: TO APPLY: Send letter of application, resume, official
transcript(s) and three current letters of recommendation, and
official Langston University Application. (The application can be
download at www.lunet.edu) Please send all documents to:
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