Associate Librarian for Research, Instruction, and Outreach - Search Extended

Description: 

The Bowdoin College Library seeks a creative and experienced leader for the position of Associate Librarian for Research, Instruction, and Outreach.  With responsibility for the overall administration and coordination of the Library’s public-facing services, the Associate Librarian will articulate a vision and strategic direction for innovative services in support of teaching, learning, and scholarship; advance the Library’s growing research and instruction program; and engage the campus community in the Library’s events and activities.

Institution: 
Bowdoin College
Location: 
Brunswick, Maine
More Information: 

The Associate Librarian plays a critical role in the mission and work of the Library.  The incumbent reports to the Director of the Library and, overseeing a team of 14 staff, including 8 direct reports (6 librarians, 1 administrative, and 1 support staff member), will provide leadership for the Library’s research and instruction program; the Circulation, Reserves, and Interlibrary Loan departments; the Art, Music, and Science branch libraries; and the Media Commons.  The Associate Librarian will work closely with colleagues to broaden the Library’s successful information literacy and instruction programs; ensure best practices in access services and develop partnerships to support resource sharing; oversee and expand the Library’s scholarly communication, open access, and institutional repository programs; and build and sustain support services for new and evolving pedagogical and research tools and methods, including multi-media technologies, digital scholarship, and data management. The Librarian will strengthen partnerships with others on campus to support outreach and collaborative programming; provide expertise and leadership in team building, project management, and program and service assessment; and work with the Library Director to plan creatively for the use of library spaces.  As a member of the Library’s senior leadership team, the Associate Librarian will participate actively in strategic planning and priority-setting and serve as a member of the Governing Board of the Colby, Bates, Bowdoin Libraries consortium (CBB).

For the full job description and to apply, please visit http://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/4893.