Gurteen Knowledge Jobs: North America/Central America/Caribbean Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:06:35 +0100 This feed lists jobs that have recently been posted on the Gurteen Knowledge website in the North America/Central America/Caribbean region. (David Gurteen) (David Gurteen) Gurteen Knowledge$File/gurteen170x60.gif en-us Custom Lotus Notes Agent Client Services Manager of Knowledge Services Link: <a href="">Gurteen Knowledge</a><br>Salary: Permanent. <br>Location: Washington DC, United States<br><br><b>LAC Group</b> is seeking a dynamic <b>Client Services Manager of Knowledge Services</b> for a full-time position at an institution committed to the public interest located in Washington, DC. Under the direction of the Director of Knowledge Services, this position is responsible for all aspects of staff and operations of the Client Services Group. The Group provides reference and consulting services, training and outreach, document delivery, and local services (circulation, collection maintenance and space use). The successful candidate will provide leadership to a dispersed team, will be tech practical understanding, action oriented and have a vision for providing services in a global, distributed environment. <br><br><b>Duties &amp; Responsibilities:</b> <ul><li>Establishes and implements strategic direction for Client Services</li><li>Establishes and implements policies and procedures for Client Services</li><li>Supervises/manages staff, conducts performance reviews, and hires, mentors and provides training opportunities for staff</li><li>Monitors and evaluates service quality and effectiveness</li><li>Develops and implements innovative services and programs to serve the needs of various constituent client groups</li><li>Depending on discipline expertise and need, provides reference and consulting services to research staff</li><li>Participates in Collection Development activities</li><li>Participates in development of the KS budget and monitors Client Services spending throughout the year</li><li>Assists the Director and Associate Director in developing and implementing long and short-term strategies to accomplish Knowledge Service&#039;s objectives </li><li>Work collaboratively with other Managers within Knowledge Services</li></ul> <br><b>Qualifications: </b> <ul><li>MS/MA in library/information science</li><li>Minimum 6 years providing public/reference/client services in an academic or special library setting to include at least 2 years of experience supervising library/information professional staff</li><li>Experience working with faculty or professional research staff in either an academic or corporate environment</li><li>U.S. citizenship which is required to get a security clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance</li><li>Effective communication skills: verbal, written and for group presentations </li><li>Demonstrated ability to manage and motivate a team through effective leadership, communication, facilitation, evaluation and rewards</li><li>Strong organizational skills, with the ability to balance multiple priorities </li><li>Analytical abilities, including using statistics to support service improvement</li><li>Understanding of and familiarity with strategic planning processes</li><li>Experience managing multi-location staff and operations </li></ul> A785A4E2C5CF1AF18025832700757F55 Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:05:55 +0100 David Gurteen