Assistant to the Dean of Library Services, Job Code 723IHE

Wayne, New Jersey
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

William Paterson University invites applications for the position of Assistant to the Dean of Library Services.

Reporting to the Dean of Library Services, the Assistant to the Dean performs general administrative and supervisory duties in a multi-tiered professional office environment. Responsibilities include but are not limited to providing appropriate interpretation and application of University and Library procedures, coordinating inter and intra-office projects and activities as well as processing and responding to online and written Library feedback. The Assistant maintains departmental monthly budget reports and requisition processes; prepares correspondence, reports, and maintains essential records. S/he coordinates the hiring of student assistants; attends and records departmental meeting minutes; maintains the Dean’s calendar and coordinates administration activities for Library staff members.

A Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the position and two (2) years of administrative experience are required. The successful candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills; strong analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills; knowledge of and proficiency in the use of advanced functions of MS Office applications and the ability to work independently and as a team member. 

Evidence of the ability to respond to organizational, administrative and logistical issues; work experience in a post-secondary setting and knowledge of an Enterprise Information System are preferred. 

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs that range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370 acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references to Bill Duffy at or via mail to her at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Cheng Library, Wayne, NJ  07470. Electronic submission preferred. Applicants must reference Job Code in letter of application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  For additional information about the University, visit

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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