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Ryan Haase

Director of Library Services and Student Success

EFFECTIVE: July 1, 2024


Barclay College, an evangelical Bible College committed to providing an education integrating faith and learning, seeks a dynamic and experienced individual to serve as the Director of Library Services and Student Success. This unique position combines the roles of leading the College’s library operations with overseeing programs aimed at enhancing student academic success. The successful candidate will be instrumental in fostering an environment of academic excellence and spiritual growth, supporting the College’s mission of preparing students for service and leadership in church and society.


The Director of Library Services and Student Success is an academic staff position with faculty privileges (and expectations) and reports to the Vice President for Academic Services.


Full-Time (either twelve- or nine-month contract)

Required Qualifications:

  • Clear, well-articulated Christian testimony and a vision for biblical higher education.
  • Master’s degree in library science (allowances can be made for otherwise qualified candidates who are still earning their library degree or who have been accepted into a program [provided they complete their degree within a reasonable time frame, as agreed upon by the applicant and supervisor]).  
  • A willingness, capacity, and capability to direct and manage both the College Library and Student Success department. 
  • Agreement with the College’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Statement on Human Sexuality, and other doctrinal statements adopted by the institution. 
  • A desire and ability to relate to, teach, and mentor college students.

Physical ability to perform all duties normally required of College faculty.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and competency in higher education library services.
  • Competencies, credentials, or experience in Student Success interventions (parallel training and experience can be substituted, e.g., public school teaching experience). 
  • Familiarity with library management systems and information technology. 
  • Evangelical Friend or Christian Friend/Quaker.


  • Oversee the management and operations of the college library, ensuring that it serves as a central hub for learning, research, and community engagement.
  • Develop and implement library policies and procedures to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of services.
  • Curate a diverse and relevant collection of books, journals, and electronic resources that meet the educational needs of students and faculty, supporting a wide range of academic disciplines.
  • Ensure accessibility and availability of library resources to all users, fostering an inclusive environment that accommodates diverse learning needs and preferences.
  • Organize and maintain the library’s physical space to provide a conducive environment for study, research, and intellectual engagement.
  • Train and supervise library staff to deliver excellent customer service, creating a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for all library users.
  • Manage the library budget and resources efficiently, ensuring that investments in library collections and services deliver maximum value to the college community.
  • Foster an environment of learning and intellectual growth through the organization of workshops, lectures, and other educational activities that enhance students’ information literacy and research skills.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends in library sciences and technology to enhance library services and ensure that the library remains a cutting-edge resource for the college.
  • Collaborate with academic departments to align library resources with curriculum needs, ensuring that library collections support teaching and learning objectives.
  • Provide research assistance and academic support to students and faculty, acting as a key resource for academic success.
  • Implement and maintain library management systems for cataloging, circulation, and access to electronic resources, ensuring that library operations are efficient and user-friendly.
  • Conduct periodic evaluations of library services to ensure they meet the evolving needs of the user community, incorporating feedback to continually improve the library experience.
  • Engage with the wider academic library community for professional development and to share best practices, representing the college in professional forums and networks.

Promote the library’s resources and services to the college community through various communication channels, raising awareness of the library as a critical resource for academic and personal development.

Director of Student Success 

The Director of Library Services and Student Success at Barclay College plays a pivotal role in not only managing the college’s library resources but also in championing the academic success of our students. The essence of the Student Success component of this position is rooted in the belief that every student possesses unique potential and deserves the opportunity to achieve academic excellence. This role is dedicated to creating a supportive and nurturing environment where at-risk students can thrive, overcoming obstacles to their academic progress.

The director will oversee critical academic support services, including the Writing Center and Tutoring programs, tailored to address the diverse needs of our student body. By fostering strong collaborations with faculty and academic advisors, this leader will ensure that intervention strategies are both personalized and effective, promoting a culture of resilience and perseverance. The overarching goal is to equip students with the skills, confidence, and spiritual grounding necessary to succeed in their academic endeavors and beyond, reflecting the college’s commitment to integrating faith with learning.

This position is not just about academic support; it’s about nurturing the whole student and recognizing the interplay between academic challenges and personal growth. The Director of Student Success will be instrumental in shaping an environment where students feel valued, understood, and motivated to pursue their passions, grounded in a deep understanding of Christian values and teachings.

Director of Student Success Responsibilities 

  • Develop Comprehensive Academic Success Programs:
    • Create and implement programs designed to support at-risk students, enhancing their academic skills, engagement, and overall success.
    • Coordinate workshops, seminars, and other events focused on study skills, time management, and other academic success strategies.
  • Oversee Writing Center and Tutoring Services:
    • Manage the operations of the Writing Center and Tutoring services, ensuring these resources are accessible, efficient, and tailored to meet student needs.
    • Recruit, train, and supervise tutors and writing center staff, promoting a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate with Faculty and Academic Advisors:
    • Work closely with faculty and academic advisors to identify students who may be at risk academically.
    • Develop and implement intervention strategies in partnership with academic departments to support student success.
  • Monitor and Evaluate Student Success Initiatives:
    • Use data to assess the effectiveness of academic support programs and services.
    • Adjust programs and strategies based on evaluation outcomes to continuously improve student success rates.
  • Promote a Culture of Academic Excellence and Inclusivity:
    • Foster an environment that supports diversity, equity, inclusion, and the well-being of all students.
    • Encourage a campus culture that values academic achievement and personal growth.
  • Student Advocacy:
    • Serve as an advocate for student needs, ensuring that academic support services are responsive and student-centered.
    • Address individual student concerns related to academic challenges and provide guidance and referrals as necessary.
  • Resource Development and Management:
    • Develop and manage the budget for student success initiatives, ensuring resources are allocated effectively to meet student needs.
    • Stay abreast of best practices in student success and academic support, exploring and implementing innovative approaches and technologies.
  • Online Student Success and Academic Interventions 
    • Working with online academic administration and faculty, begin planning and creating the budget for an online Student Success department. 
    • Plan and implement incremental additions to allow online students to benefit as soon as possible while also allowing the benefit of experience to drive future decision-making. 
    • Work towards a goal of having an online Student Success department that offers commensurate services as on-campus.

General Faculty Responsibilities 

  • Faculty members agree to abide by the terms of their contract with the college, with the expectations of the current faculty position description, with the provisions of the Faculty Handbook, and with all other official college policy bearing on faculty, and to fulfill those obligations and commitments to the best of their ability.
  • Faculty members shall model committed Christian living to the students and the rest of the campus community, and the community-at-large.
  • Faculty shall model committed and competent Christian scholarship by keeping abreast of contemporary developments in the academic world at large and in their subject matter. 
  • They shall be diligent as Christian teachers with respect to both subject content and teaching methods and be faithful in discharging such other duties as may be assigned to them.
  • Faculty members shall honor the work of other members of the campus community by observing requirements for meeting attendance, paperwork, and other processes and procedures as shall be published in various handbooks or announced from time to time.
  • Faculty members shall commit to developing the Christian community on the Barclay College campus by agreeing to communicate openly and pursue biblical, mutually edifying, and peaceful solutions and relief in the event of disagreement or conflict.
  • Faculty members shall be responsible to the President through the Vice President for Academic Services.

The Barclay College Faculty Handbook provides additional guidance and information concerning faculty responsibilities and policies.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume/CV to:
Derek Brown
VP for Academic Services


EFFECTIVE: June 30, 2024


The Registrar is a key administrative position responsible for the management and integrity of all institutional academic records. This role demands a driven, detail-oriented individual who embodies our Christian values and possesses the organizational skills to manage academic records in both physical and digital forms. The Registrar oversees registration-related activities and facilitates crucial functions of the College, including transcript maintenance, degree audits, course scheduling, athletic eligibility, assessment and reporting, and institutional compliance. The Registrar should be available to provide prompt, friendly, and effective support to students and employees.


The Registrar reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Services.


Full-Time, 12-month contract

Required Qualifications:

  • Clear, well-articulated Christian testimony.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Agreement with the College’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Statement on Human Sexuality, and other doctrinal statements adopted by the institution.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Willingness to undergo training in the various systems and processes within the Registrar’s area of authority.
  • Desire and ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and other members of the campus community
  • Physical ability to perform all duties required of the Registrar and faculty.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree with a minimum of three years of experience in higher education administration (in a comparable role or related field).
  • Experience in data management or educational technology.
  • Professional experience using Populi (or other LMS).


  • Maintain accurate and confidential records of all students, including grades, enrollment data, class schedules, and graduation eligibility.
  • Oversee the course registration process, helping to design class schedules that meet faculty and student needs while avoiding conflicts.
  • Become proficient in the Learning Management Software (LMS) used by the College, to utilize and manage it effectively.
  • Serve as the Primary School Designated Official (PDSO) for international students attending on visa (acting as a liaison between government and international students and helping students navigate requirements).
  • Archive student, faculty, and institutional data, including transcripts, files, syllabi, catalogs, and other related documents. Documents are maintained in both physical and digital formations.
  • Ensure that the college complies with federal, state, and accreditation requirements related to academic affairs. This includes maintaining standards for academic progress, attendance, and degree completion.
  • Generate reports for internal and external use, providing critical data on enrollment trends, graduation rates, and other metrics. This information supports institutional planning, accreditation, and compliance.
  • Be present on campus and primarily in the registrar’s office a minimum of 40 hours per week. Establish office hours that are open to students and post schedule or otherwise indicate availability.
  • Attend all faculty meetings. Take official minutes and publish them for use.
  • Serve on the Executive Academic Team (EAT). Attend all EAT meetings and take official minutes.
  • Assist the Vice President for Academic Services in interpreting and enforcing the college’s academic policies, working closely to ensure fairness and consistency.
  • Attend Chapel and other spiritually related activities.
  • Attend Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies. Full academic regalia is required.
  • Participate in self- and supervisory evaluations as scheduled. Use knowledge gained to adjust goals, modify methods, or clarify purposes.
  • Always conduct oneself professionally and in accordance with the instructions and guidelines noted in the Employee and Faculty Handbooks.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President for Academic Services
Additional Responsibilities
  • As a faculty-level position, the Registrar is expected to follow, as appropriate, the guidelines and expectations of campus full-time faculty and should view themselves as participating members of the faculty community.
  • Supervise ordering of regalia, diplomas, awards, etc.
  • Maintain the official College calendar (in coordination with other departments).
  • Evaluate transfer hours from other institutions.
  • Oversee any Registrar’s office staff.

Salary Information

  • Depending on experience

The Barclay College Faculty Handbook provides additional guidance and information concerning faculty responsibilities and policies.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume/CV to:
Derek Brown
VP for Academic Services

Psychology and Family Studies Program Chair

Position Summary

The chair of the Psychology and Family Studies program oversees the administration of the
program, advises students majoring in the program, and carries a full teaching load. These
responsibilities are further outlined below.

Teaching and Advising

  • The program chair position is a full-time, 9-month appointment, and the chair is expected to carry
    a teaching load of 12-15 credit hours per semester.
  • The program chair oversees the academic advising of students majoring in Psychology and Family
    Studies. Advisors provide assistance and counsel with educational planning, career choices,
    personal and spiritual issues. Advisors work with the Registrar and faculty to implement
    interventions for those students with academic concerns.
  • The program chair participates in full faculty meetings.


  • The program chair oversees program review, which entails an extensive program self-study every
    five years. (A full program review was last completed in 2019-20.)
  • The program chair participates in departmental meetings, working alongside other departmental
    faculty and with the online Psychology program chair.

Required Qualifications

  • MS in Marriage and Family Therapy (Clinical) or MA in Clinical Psychology
  • The ability to integrate psychology and Christianity
  • Organizational skills to promote collaboration and teamwork with the Psychology Department
  • Knowledge of technology common to teaching in higher education
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Collegial attitude with the ability to effectively lead teams
  • Highest levels of integrity and confidentiality
  • A commitment to the overall mission of Barclay College

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Psychology or related field
  • Higher education teaching experience
  • Clinical experience

Salary Information

  • Depending on experience

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume/CV to:
Derek Brown
VP for Academic Services


Barclay College bases its existence in a rich history of Evangelical Friends tradition. Barclay College is an evangelical Friends school which accepts and embraces persons with evangelical Christian beliefs from a variety of denominational backgrounds.”

Barclay College Board of Trustees

May 2006