Director of Library Services (Job Announcement) Texas College #hbcu #jobs #hbcujobs


Purpose of Position:

Responsible for the overall operation of the Library including the supervision of the library building and staff, directs the educational role of the library while meeting the research needs of students and faculty, and meeting necessary accreditation requirements. 

Assembles and organizes library materials and resources for use by faculty and student body. Informs faculty about library resources and services. Establishes procedures, policies, and systems for efficient library operations. Implements plans and meets library objectives. Responds to staff and patron needs. Directs the educational role of the library through survey analysis, faculty consultation, and research information. Determines support needs. Anticipates the library role in future course studies, and provides for research needs of students. Plans future needs of library in areas of finance, building, equipment, and staff. Participates in professional organizations to maintain professional contacts, revitalize morale and enthusiasm, and to improve knowledge and skills. Assures proper maintenance of library facilities through adequate operation of physical plant and esthetic appeal. Notifies maintenance personnel concerning repairs and custodial services. Keeps informed of changes in curriculum, teaching methods, and administrative reorganizations which affect the library. Cooperates as a team member with the library staff in performing any professional or nonprofessional duties essential to the achievement of efficient library operations.

Master of Library Science Degree from an accredited school; minimum of five (5) years professional experience in an administrative academic library position; strong service commitment; excellent communication skills.

Please submit Texas College Application for Employment with resume and copy of transcripts; application can be downloaded from the College’s website at

Interested persons should submit an 
application for employment and resume to: 

Texas College
Office of Human Resources
P.O. Box 4500 
Tyler, Texas 75712

Fax: (903) 363-1828 

Positions are open until filled. 
Texas College is an equal opportunity employer.