Search for Dean, University Libraries
November 2, 2018
Opportunity: Kent State University seeks a collaborative and visionary academic leader to serve as Dean of University Libraries. The dean serves as principal administrator of the University Libraries system and the Kent State University Press. A nationally recognized academic library among the best in the world, University Libraries supports the research needs of students, faculty, alumni, and local communities across Kent State's eight-campus university system. University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and a founding member of OhioLINK. The dean reports to the Executive Vice President and Provost.
Additional information, including unique programs, opportunities, and key priorities for the dean, visit can be found in the Leadership Profile.
Qualifications: Candidates shall have a terminal degree (master's degree from an accredited American Library Association program); a substantive record of scholarly and professional achievements; progressively responsible administrative experience in an academic or research library; distinguished professional experience; and an academic record sufficient to qualify for faculty appointment at a senior rank.
Interested candidates should apply online (URL below) and include a letter describing relevant experience and interest in the position; curriculum vitae/resume; and the names, titles, and contact information for five references.
The position will be posted through Friday, November 30, 2018.
Kent State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
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