Library Director and Associate Dean – Annapolis, MD

Position: Library Director and Associate Dean for Information Services
Location: U.S. Naval Academy – Annapolis, MD

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Library Director and Associate Dean

The Library Director and Associate Dean for Information Services, an administrative faculty position reporting to the Academic Dean and Provost, is directly responsible for the administration of all Library operations. Nimitz Library is staffed by an all-civilian, user-oriented team of 30. The Library’s collections are aligned with the broader Academy curriculum and reflect the need to support the full spectrum of faculty teaching and research activities. As an affiliate of the National Archives, the Special Collections and Archives Department features extensive collections in a variety of subject areas ranging in date from the 15th to the 20th centuries. For additional information about the U.S. Naval Academy and Nimitz Library, please see http://www.usna.edu.

Building on the rich history and mission of the Naval Academy, the next Library Director will provide visionary leadership to enhance the library’s value and role at the Academy. This search is for a proven, innovative library administrator who will capitalize on the experience and strengths of the library staff. The successful candidate will be a creative problem solver with the energy to partner with institutional stakeholders and the strong communication skills required to advocate for the library.

This is a 12 month position with a 4 year renewable appointment slated to begin Fall of 2017.​