Typical physical demands of professional position within auniversity. Position TitleDean of Libraries and Carol Grotnes Belk DistinguishedProfessor for Library and Information Studies DepartmentLibrary – 275000 Description of University Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue RidgeMountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as globalcitizens who understand and engage their responsibilities increating a sustainable future for all. The transformationalAppalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that bringspeople together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge,to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, andembrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in theUniversity of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers morethan 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. Minimum Qualifications Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian An ALA -accredited master’s degree in library or informationscience or its international equivalent.Significant and progressive academic library management andleadership experience.A demonstrated and steadfast interest in and commitment toequity, diversity, and inclusion.A record of scholarly activity meeting requirements for therank of full professor. The University seeks an experienced, energetic, and strategicallyminded library leader and engaging library advocate. Successfulcandidates will have demonstrated interests in and commitment toequity, diversity, and inclusion; the values and skills to supportcollaborative and collegial governance within and beyond theLibraries; and the vision and abilities to balance traditionallibrary values and services with the fast-moving innovations andtransformations of university libraries in the 21st century. TheDean leads a large and highly accomplished library faculty andstaff committed to service, teaching, and scholarship, and servesthe broader university and community as a member of the Dean’sCouncil and Provost’s Council.The Belk Library and Information Commons, which opened in 2005,is distinctive for its beautiful design and popularity withstudents. The Libraries at Appalachian—Belk Library and theNicholas Erneston Music Library—play central roles in our campusand distance-learning communities, seeking to broaden students’learning experiences; encourage and support student and facultyresearch, scholarship, and creative activity at all levels; deepencampus engagement with the community and world; and sustain andimprove an effective organization to meet current and futureinformation needs.The Libraries feature outstanding physical and e-resourcecollections, including nearly 1 million volumes, a largeInstructional Materials Center, and special collections such as theW.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Stock Car Racing Collection, RareBooks and Manuscripts Collections, and University Archives andRecords. The Libraries also offer an information and digitalliteracy program that is fully integrated into the universitycurriculum at all levels, and one-on-one research consultations forstudents and faculty. Technology is one of the keys to theLibraries, with hundreds of desktop and laptop computers for campususe, multiple e-learning projects and initiatives, and astate-of-the-art Digital Media Studio.The Libraries employ 84 faculty and staff, including 28 tenuredor tenure-track faculty members and 48 professional staff members.The Libraries are also one of the largest employers of students oncampus, with currently 98 student employees.Additional information about the Library can be found here . N/A Suggested Salary RangeSalary is competitive and will be commensurate withqualifications and experience. Complete application consists of the following: Physical Demands of Position License/Certification Required We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity,equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.We understand that the successful implementation of diversity,equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of theentire university community, including alumni and officialuniversity governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports aninflux of broad and distinct ideas that increase learningopportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we workcollectively to achieve a just experience for all.We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and anequitable environment where all will know that they belong and aresafe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions,and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equityopportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness,justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the universitycommunity. Special Instructions to Applicants Position Number026071 Required Qualifications for this position are asfollows: Please note: we will seek your approval before we get intouch with your references at the semi-finalist stage of theapplication process.Applicants must apply and submit all application materials throughAppalachian State’s JobSite . Essential Duties and Responsibilities Letter detailing your interest in and qualifications for theposition;current curriculum vitae;a one- to two-page account of your interest in, commitment to,and experience supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion;andthe names of five references with their job titles,institutions, and contact information. AA/EEO Statement Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate inaccess to its educational programs and activities, or with respectto hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basisof race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity andexpression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status,genetic information or sexual orientation. Quick Linkhttps://appstate.peopleadmin.com/postings/27143
He continued: “I’ve done it (before). I’ve sat everywhere but the bench more than 40 seconds. But I guess when things aren’t going well you can kind of continue to make up stories. But I never thought it was a big deal. I was just in my head contemplating the game. That’s kind of what I do. I don’t think I have to explain myself as far as my relationship with the team, the players and the coaches. That shouldn’t even be discussed.”The Lakers are 30-35 and 6 1/2 games behind the Clippers for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.”We’re in a situation that nobody thought we’d be in at the beginning of the year. But it is what it is,” he said. “There’s a lot of things to get better at individually and as a team so, I don’t think and I believe that we’re definitely not going to just lay down the rest of the year. We’re going to play guys that want to play, we’re going to play the right way and play with pride.” Lakers to put LeBron James on minutes restriction, report says Channing Frye, Richard Jefferson congratulate LeBron James with hilarious roast Rajon Rondo is practically sitting with the Nuggets. pic.twitter.com/dnOQwKqjXb— Sporting News (@sportingnews) March 7, 2019He reportedly spoke with team president Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka about the incident after the game.”They notified me that it was a league rule that you can’t sit there,” Rondo told ESPN. “I wasn’t aware of it. But now I know going forward where I need to be.” Related News Rajon Rondo will not be fined for his actions at the end of the Lakers’ 115-99 loss to the Nuggets on Wednesday, according to ESPN.Rondo was seen sitting amongst fans in the waning moments of the loss.