Director of Libraries
Northfield, Vermont 05663
Norwich University is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and communicative leader
the position of Director of libraries.
The Director of libraries is the chief administrative officer for the
libraries and reports to the University Provost. The University libraries are
comprised of Kreitzberg Library on the Northfield campus and Gary Library on
Montpelier campus. Library services are also delivered to non-residential
students utilizing information technology. The two libraries share a DRA
automated library system and participate in a state-wide network of academic
public libraries. The Director is responsible for the overall operation of
libraries including the development and administration of user services,
personnel, policy, collections, new technologies, and physical facilities.
Director represents the libraries to administration, faculty, and students and
responsible for planning for the future of information services in the
A Masters degree from an ALA accredited program (or the equivalent) and five
of professional full time administrative and supervisory experience are
Other qualifications include demonstrated experience in planning and
integrated library systems; a strong commitment to public services and a
willingness to participate in reference services; familiarity with emerging
information technologies and a commitment to their application; demonstrated
knowledge of all aspects of academic library operations; superior
communication skills; proven leadership, organizational, planning, and
This position has an anticipated minimum salary of $50,000.
Please send a letter of interest, vitae and names, addresses and phone numbers
three references, and a list of publications and presentations to Norwich
University, Chair, Library Director Search Committee, Human Resources Dept.,
Northfield, VT 05663. Review of applications will begin on 30 June 1998 and
continue until the position is filled. For additional information about our
campuses, academic programs, and libraries, please visit our main web sites at
http://www.norwich.edu (Northfield campus) and
http://www.norwich.edu/vermontcollege (Montpelier campus).
Norwich University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
Women, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.