Director of Olive Kettering Library, Antioch College




The successful candidate will have an advanced degree in librarianship, information science, or related field required.  An ALA-accredited degree is preferred.  The successful candidate will also have a thorough knowledge of the academic enterprise and a commitment to a liberal arts education with at least five years’ experience with a strong record of progressively-responsible leadership, with managerial, supervisory, and budgetary experience.


Oversee staffing, collection development, services and programs, and facilities;
Oversee, and when necessary, execute the operations of the OK Library;
Participate in appropriate collaborations with OPAL, OhioLINK, SOCHE and other consortiums;
Prepare and provide oversight to annual budget in collaboration with the Office of Academic Affairs;
Oversee the Olive Kettering Library facility which houses the library collections and services, information services, and Antiochiana (Special Collections);
Supervise staff and student employees (develop position descriptions, hire, conduct regular reviews), and, working with Human Resources, develop and maintain personnel practices appropriate to the library;
Define and support the short and long term technology needs and strategies of the Library, and as appropriate, as a partner in institutional planning processes;
Provide maintenance and decision-making around collection and information resources.

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Applicants must email all required materials to with “Director of Olive Kettering Library” in the subject line.  Complete packets will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, diversity and inclusion statement, unofficial transcripts, and the names of three professional references who can speak about the candidate’s teaching, research, and mentoring abilities.  Submission of three letters of recommendation, official transcripts will be required of finalists for this position.  To receive full consideration, apply by May 30, 2021.  Applications will be reviewed beginning April 5, 2021.  Questions related to this position can be sent to

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