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Virtual Library Director: Holistic Health Research

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Indigo International
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Providence, RI
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Published 1 month ago

Pleiadian Institute is a school operated by Indigo International to train professionals in the field of holistic health. We are currently recruiting a team of volunteer library directors who can bring a variety of talents, experiences and expertise to help advance our mission of sharing holistic health practices and evidence-based research with the world!

As Library Director, you will work with a team of directors to help to provide organizational support through taking an active role in administrative work and management of a private non-profit holistic health school library collection and for the provision of library services to students, patrons and community organizations.

LIBRARY DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work collaboratively with a team of library directors to manage Rachel K. Cardoza Research Library.
  • Draft and recommend policy to the Board of Directors and plans for the implementation of library goals and objectives.
  • Manage volunteer team that provides student services and public information.
  • Direct the development and maintenance of a library collection of articles, books, periodicals and a variety of other library materials.
  • Plan and run meetings, prepare reports with and for library volunteers.
  • Work with other libraries and organizations in the development of library programs and coordination of interlibrary program.
  • Direct the training of library volunteers in technical and administrative library skills.
  • Represent the library on Board of Directors and serves as the library’s authority on library issues. Attends monthly meetings.
  • Plan and organize the activities, programs, and services of the Library according to perceived needs of the community.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A passion for and experience in the principles and practices of libraries.
  • Ability to work with others to administer the activities of a library and to supervise the work of others.
  • Committed to excellence.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to organize work for efficient use of time.
  • Commitment to understand, interpret and be a model of library policies, procedures, and rules.
  • Ability to keep records accurately.
  • Ability to plan, organize, supervise, and evaluate the work of volunteers in library activities.
  • Ability to initiate, organize, and follow through on programs, services, and projects.
  • Strong & adaptive technology skills, at home navigating between different digital platforms.

*Note: The hours for this position are flexible. You manage teams and work on your projects on your own time. This position includes 2 monthly 30 minute meetings, one is required and scheduled with a leader on your team and one is optional and is at a static time each month for the entire organization. We are very flexible and work with our volunteer's schedules. Volunteers can take up to 8 weeks during a 6 month period off for any reason, with no loss of position or benefits. You can work weekdays or weekends, day or night.

We are currently seeking a Library Director who can serve one year and commit to at least 10 hours a month of service. This is a volunteer position. At the end of the one year term, qualified volunteers can elect to evolve into a part time staff position.

BENEFITS

Indigo International volunteers are provided with benefits including a monthly membership that provides you with credit for every hour worked for holistic health treatments at Indigo Clinic, tuition at Pleiadian Institute and tools at Om Apothecary. A real benefit is the connection with the other people in our beautiful community. All of our organizational meetings are designed to empower you and to help you to step into your highest self. If you are unfamiliar with Indigo International, visit our website to learn more about Indigo Clinic, Pleiadian Institute & OM Apothecary. Learn more about the benefits all volunteers receive at http://indigofamily.indigointernational.org/

We are specifically interested in applicants from North America, Europe, Japan, Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, India & South America.

Pleiadian Institute is a school operated by Indigo International to train professionals in the field of holistic health. We are currently recruiting a team of volunteer library directors who can bring a variety of talents, experiences…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    November 8, 2021
    12:00 AM EST
    5:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    November 8, 2022
    11:59 PM EST
    4:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
Providence, RI, USA

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