Job is Expired Director of Library-Learning Resource Services

Angelina College / Lufkin, Texas

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $52,000.00 to $57,000.00 per year   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Texas Texas

Job Description

Will provide creative leadership and direction in an increasingly collaborative and user-oriented library environment. Will maintain a team-based arrangement and provide supervision and direction of staff and service support. Provides library information services and instruction on the main campus and at teaching centers; prepares, administers and monitors budgets for acquisitions and operations; provides leadership in balancing traditional library collections with current digital environment and evolving technologies; serves on college committees, standing and ad hoc, to support college programs, services and activities; conducts assessments of services and personnel; analyzes data to improve library services, resources and operations; and develops creative and effective ways to build and maintain awareness of growing library resources. Directly reports to Vice President and Dean of Instruction and members of the Educational Programs Advisory Council.

Description of Community

Angelina College is a comprehensive public community college of 5,900 students located in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas. Lufkin is a city of 38,000 people, situated in East Texas about 120 miles northeast of Houston, 112 miles southwest of Shreveport, Louisiana, and 165 miles southeast of Dallas.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA accredited library school required.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor 3 -
Professional 3 -
Library 3 -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Three years of experience as a director and three years of related library/supervisory experience. Experience in a community college setting preferred. Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational and managerial skills. Must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse faculty, staff and student populations. Must possess excellent English oral and written communication skills. Must have a commitment to a collaborative work environment. Experience with information literacy instruction and online instruction preferred. Sirsi ILS and Blackboard LMS experience preferred. Some weekend hours and nights required.

Application Requirements

A letter of interest, completed application form, a résumé, and college transcripts are required for an applicant to be considered. Screening of qualified applicants will begin March 3, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. A classroom presentation will be required of all finalists for the position. This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for this position.

Please submit the application packet via our website at or application forms may be requested from Tifini Whiddon, Human Resources Coordinator. All completed application materials, including letter of interest, résumé and college transcripts must be submitted to: Tifini Whiddon, Human Resources Coordinator, Angelina College, P. O. Box 1768, Lufkin TX 75902-1768.

HR Contact Information

Tifini Whiddon
Coordinator of Human Resources


job description and application:

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science


Salary Wage Calculator $52,000.00 to $57,000.00 per year

Hours per week



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Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

July 5th, 2012

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