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Director of Libraries

Organization: Interlochen Center for the Arts
Date Posted: 11/15/2013
City: Interlochen
Location: Michigan
Country: United States
Primary Category: Position Closed - Do Not Apply

Description & Details


The Director of Libraries will make judgments concerning the overall direction and operation of the libraries. Decisions made which affect the direction of the archives are made as a team. The ability to collaborate and compromise is important in making these decisions.  The Director of Libraries is responsible for daily reference desk decisions including circulation matters with students, faculty, and staff. This position also requires decisions with grades/evaluation regarding staff, interns and Intermester.

The Bonisteel Library serves the many arts and academic programs at both Interlochen Arts Camp and Interlochen Arts Academy in a variety of ways. 

The library staff

  • builds meaningful relationships with faculty, staff and students.
  • assists patrons in finding information.
  • provides a collection that reflects and anticipates patrons' needs.
  • creates a welcoming atmosphere. 

This position works closely with its staff in order to provide these services to the ICA community.  The Director of Libraries also works with the Division Director team in order to help coordinate library efforts and expertise across the camp and academy curriculum.  


  • Must possess an ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS
  • An undergraduate degree in an arts and/or education related field is desirable
  • Progressive managerial experience in a library
  • Proficient in teaching and using library databases
  • Understanding of current copyright standards
  •  Have experience in implementing best practices for library collections and services
  • Knowledgeable in both the current and future trends and practices in libraries

How to Apply / Contact

Application Process: Required documents for application are: cover letter, resume and a current listing of three professional references.  These documents should be uploaded into your application, under the additional documents section.  You can complete the online application by going to and clicking the "I'm interested" green button.  

If you are unable to upload the additional documents at time of application you can email them to, subject title: Director of Libraries.  Materials will only be accepted electronically.   

Review of materials will commence December 15, 2013 and continue until the position has been filled.


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