Director Library (f/m/d)

As a central service institution of WHU, the Library supports its scholars and students by providing them with an excellent environment.

Starting: as soon as possible
Locations: WHU Campus Vallendar

Job Description

  • You manage the Library with responsibility for the deployment of staff and resources, control and operational processes
  • You lead a committed and motivated team
  • You plan the financial needs and manage the budget of the Library
  • You further develop existing services conceptually against the background of technological change and current developments in science
  • You take on the role of IT manager and are the contact person for the library management system as well as other technical resources of the library
  • You are responsible for the reporting, communication and public relations of the Library
  • You represent the Library in committees of the university as well as in external expert committees
  • You advise members of the university on questions of information procurement

Job Qualifications

  • A university degree in library or information science or comparable knowledge
  • Several years of professional experience in a library management position
  • Sound knowledge of library information technology and digital information resources
  • Distinct customer orientation, ability to communicate and work in a team, independent and goal-oriented work
  • Organisational skills and negotiation skills
  • Open-mindedness towards new requirements, developments and projects
  • Business fluent in German and English

What we offer

  • A stimulating international working environment
  • An open-minded, supportive, and motivated team
  • Opportunities to actively contribute to the school’s development
  • Flat hierarchies and fast decision-making processes
  • Attractive skill development and training options
  • Flexible working time models, and home office
  • Exclusive company-sponsored social benefits
  • Ecofriendly mobility offers (e.g., JobTicket, JobRad, e-mobility)
  • Daycare for children for working parents
  • Various fitness and health activities
  • Good traffic connections (bus, train, bike and car)

Do you want to be a part of WHU?
Come join our team!

The application deadline is January 31, 2022. Please send your application documents, including salary expectations, by email to:

Director Library

Uwe Böttcher

+49 (0)261 6509 550
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