Library Director, University of Maine at Machias, Machias ME

The University of Maine at Machias invites applications for the position of Director of Merrill Library. The director leads and oversees all aspects of the 84,000-item library, including student and faculty services, collection development (including electronic resources), and the advancement of information literacy. In creative collaboration with faculty and staff, the director ensures the library's central role in fulfilling UMM's mission.  Minimum qualifications include a Masters Degree in Library or Information Science and five years of professional library experience, including at least three years at a collegiate library. Complete job description and qualifications are available at www.machias.edu/employment . This is a regular, full-time, represented, professional position that includes a comprehensive benefits package.

The University of Maine at Machias, a member of the University of Maine System, sits at the head of Machias Bay, surrounded by tidal rivers, forests, lakes, fishing villages, and blueberry barrens.  This unique coastal location, with its wealth of human and natural resources, serves as a rich living and learning environment for UMM students.  As a public Environmental Liberal Arts university, our programs approach the liberal arts with a focus on environmental and community issues.

The normal hiring salary range is $­­­46,530 to $54,285, depending on skills and experience (Job Family 12, Grade 05).  Review of applications begins June 10 and continues until the position is filled.  Preferred start date is August 15.  Send letter of application, resume, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to:

Library Director Search Committee
Attn: Kimberly Page, Human Resources Office
University of Maine at Machias
116 O'Brien Avenue
Machias, ME   04654

E-mail applications are encouraged and may be addressed to ummjobs@maine.edu.

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