Overview of Responsibilities
The Library Director is the chief administrative officer of the Library and is responsible to the President and Chief Academic Officer for administering the library facilities and developing the library collection in relation to the curriculum of Laguna College. Duties include the library budget, planning, organizing and facilitation of library goals and procedures, the selection and purchase of all library materials, and the supervision and archiving of digital materials.
The Library and the College
Laguna College of Art + Design is a private, not-for-profit institution situated in a beautiful canyon setting in Laguna Beach, California. LCAD is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design and offers the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree to 350 students majoring in Drawing and Painting, Illustration, Animation, Game Art, and Graphic Design. It also offers the Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting. This specialized art library holds a collection of over 16,000 volumes, wide-ranging periodicals, and such online subscriptions as ArtStor and Grove Online.
Experience and Education
The Library Director must demonstrate command of a broad range of library skills combined with a positive, outgoing personality that encourages, assists and directs students and faculty in the constructive use of the library and its holdings.
The successful candidate will hold the Masters in Library and Information Science or equivalent and will possess a resume indicating library experience in a number of key positions with increasing levels of responsibility.
Terms of Employment
Twelve-months, full-time position: 37 1/2 hours per week. May include some evenings.
Hélène Garrison, PhD