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Head of Instruction & Research Services

  • Wright State University
  • Dayton, OH
  • Mid-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

To direct the operations of the Instruction and Research Services Department at the University Libraries. To hire, supervise, schedule, train, evaluate and develop staff. To set, coordinate and maintain departmental goals, policies, and procedures. To serve on the University Libraries’ Management Advisory Council.



Required Qualifications

ALA accredited MLS/MLIS

Minimum five years academic library experience in a reference/instruction environment with progressive responsibility

Experience with library assessment methods, ability to collect and analyze data for decision making and planning

Ability to establish relationships and work effectively with colleagues, students, faculty, and staff across campus

Ability to plan, design, implement, and assess services and programs

Demonstrated commitment to serving a culturally diverse community and fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion, with an ability to promote resources and services to diverse groups

Demonstrated commitment to teamwork;

Knowledge of educational technologies and the ability to apply knowledge to the design and delivery of instruction;

Knowledge of library instructional assessment techniques;

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

Ability to manage time and set priorities;

Interest in scholarly achievement, professional development and service.

Desired Qualifications

Supervisory experience
Familiarity with Springshare products
Experience with multimedia/makerspace center or curriculum materials library
Second master’s degree

Employer Statement

Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

How to Apply

Apply to this opportunity using the contact method(s) below

Additional Instructions:

First preference given to applications received by February 28, 2022

Posted On: Feb 2, 2022 / This posting expires: Apr 1, 2022