Director of Holman Library

McKendree University seeks a dynamic and collaborative leader to serve as Director of Holman Library, the University library.

Responsibilities include:


  • Provide strategic direction for the Library
  • Reflect and promote the mission and vision of McKendree University
  • Lead team of librarians with a focus on student success
  • Serve the university through participation in faculty committees, task forces, and initiatives
  • Communicate library goals and services to the campus community


  • Develop and implement the strategic plan for the library
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for the library
  • Develop and administer the budget to effectively utilize financial resources
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate library faculty/staff
  • Oversee the library building as a physical facility

The candidate must hold an MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program, have three years post-MLS relevant administrative experience, and be well versed in the integration of technology in academic libraries.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application referencing job #LIB44, curriculum vita, diversity statement, and contact information for three professional references to Shirley A. Baugh, Director of Human Resources, Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. ADA/EEO/Vet/Disabled

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