Assistant Director, Union County College, Cranford
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 08:58 AM

Under the general direction and oversight of the Library Director, the Assistant Director assists the Director in planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing a balanced program of library services for the students, faculty, and administration of Union County College. Assist the Director of Libraries in maintaining and developing the Libraries as a resource for student success.

Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates hours, staffing and scheduling for all branches
  • Supervises Circulation staff; assist Head of Acquisitions and Head of Technical Services and Systems in supervising the Acquisitions and Technical staff and operations
  • Develops and oversees circulation policies, procedures and operations
  • Develops and updates collection and service policy statements as needed
  • Develops and implements library marketing and student engagement efforts
  • Consults with Library constituencies to improve Library collections and services
  • Develops policies and procedures for automated library information system in coordination with Head of Technical Services and Systems
  • Liaises with Public Safety to resolve security incidents and maintain safety of library environment
  • Communicates with Facilities regarding maintenance and physical plant issues
  • Works with Technical Services and Systems to generate library reports and provide any required system maintenance
  • Oversees hiring process for support staff
  • Coordinates projects among Librarians
  • Participates in Library reference and instruction programs
  • Assists in developing Library website, social media presence, and online instructional resource availability within CANVAS or other LMS.
  • Acts as liaison to one or more academic divisions
  • Recommends materials and online services for purchase and implementation
  • Coordinates Library signage, printing and publications
  • Process donated materials
  • Serves on college committees, attend professional and other meetings as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director.
  • May act on Library Director’s behalf when the Director is not available.
Education Requirements:
  • MLS degree from ALA-accredited program required.

Please go to for details and application process.


MLS or Library School Required:

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Not Applicable (No MLS Required)

Job Focus:
Administrative Assistant