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Library Director, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, (Los Angeles, CA)


The AMDA Los Angeles Performing Arts Library is seeking a Library Director. Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Libraries, the Library Director will be responsible for maintaining the library’s operations including supervision of all professional staff members and supporting the Library’s physical and digital infrastructure.

AMDA College of the Performing Arts, with campuses in New York City and Los Angeles, is one of the foremost post-secondary performing arts colleges in the country. The school offers Bachelor of Fine Arts degree programs in Acting, Musical Theatre, Dance Theatre and Performing Arts, as well as Graduate degree programs and two-year Conservatory Certificate/Associate’s degree programs.

This is a permanent, non-tenure track, staff position, with the majority of duties being performed on site. Some night and weekend hours may be required.

Primary Responsibilities:
Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Library Services, the Library Director will oversee the AMDA LA Library operations, supervise professional staff, and work closely with the NY Library Director to create shared policies and procedures, focusing on the needs of the collective AMDA community. The Library Director works independently and collaboratively to perform the following essential duties and responsibilities:
● Provide reference and research consultations
● Create LibGuides and tutorials to support online reference and instruction
● Visit various classes in-person and virtually to provide library instruction sessions
● Implement collection development strategies with other members of the Library team
● Catalog new materials including music, books, audiovisual materials, and e-resources
● Process and send materials to the bindery for repair; complete in-house repairs as needed
● Plan and incorporate new technologies to enhance library services
● Maintain the Library’s website
● Manage and organize the Library’s Special Collections
● Create and coordinate student and faculty programming and outreach events
● Engage with the AMDA community through the Library’s social media platforms
● Participation in continual professional development
● Activity within professional associations

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