Library Director

Library System/Company Name
Coker University Library
Job Description

The Library Director is responsible for providing leadership, oversight, and management of fiscal resources as well as for planning, budgeting, and staffing in support of the academic, instructional and information needs of faculty, students, and staff. Core assignments for the position during a one-year cycle include:

Consult with faculty to determine library resources and service needs of academic programs and develop programs and policies in support of these programs;

Teach sections of LIB 101; 

Develop and administer the Library's annual operating budget; 

Manage the Library's physical and electronic collections;

Direct Library operations and manage and supervise library professional and support staff;

Facilitate the continuing transformation of the Library into a knowledge commons that integrates diverse resources, seeks new opportunities, engages with the community, collaborates with university units, sustains a vibrant research and learning community, and creates an environment with an understanding of innovation; 

Foster professionalism, diversity and a positive work/learning environment in the Library.


Required qualifications include a Master’s degree in Library Science or Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program and five years of progressive experience in academic libraries, including managerial and Ex-Libris/Alma, proficiency in EZproxy and electronic resource management.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of diversity and inclusion, copies of transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate), and complete contact information for three professional references to Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

South Carolina