Director of Libraries

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Job Description


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
  • provides a collection that reflects
    and anticipates patrons’ needs.
  • creates a welcoming

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
  •  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

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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