Coordinator of Library and Information Services
About Longwood Gardens: Longwood Gardens is the living legacy of Pierre S. du Pont, inspiring people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education, and the arts. Our values of excellence, professional leadership, fiscal alignment, stewardship, and community engagement are the principles that guide our priorities, behavior, and decision-making.
Position Description: The Coordinator of Library and Information Services is responsible for reviewing and working with senior leadership to implement the long-term strategy for Longwood’s Library, Archives, and Digital Gallery (Longwood’s DAM system). The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing specific heritage management plans and collection policies for the Library, Archives, and Digital Gallery to support Longwood’s Heritage Management Plan and Interpretive Plan. The incumbent is responsible for visioning, leading, developing, implementing, and evaluating efficient and effective operations and management of the Library, Archives, Digital Gallery, and related projects. The incumbent will implement and lead the actions of his/her staff to fulfill Longwood’s Strategic Plan with particular focus on collections and heritage management, outreach, facilities planning, and other initiatives designed to promote public and internal access to Longwood’s intellectual capital and information resources. Particular focus over the next five years will be on Longwood Gardens’ Special Collections and Archives with outreach, exhibition, preservation, digitization, and new interpretive and heritage management initiatives taking precedence.
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