Associate Library Director for Collections and Resource Management
United States Naval Academy
November 15, 2017
Higher Education Institution
Applications are invited for an Associate Library Director for Collections and Resource Management in the Nimitz Library at the United States Naval Academy.
The Nimitz Library invites applications for an Associate Library Director for Collections and Resource Management, who will provide leadership, vision and overall management of the library’s physical and digital collections and of the library’s technical services departments. This Associate Director will also be responsible for oversight of the library’s operations budget. The incumbent will define, implement and assess collection management initiatives to support the curricular, teaching and research needs of the Naval Academy. In leading technical services operations, the incumbent will identify and execute innovative methods to improve access to library materials from all sources and in all formats. The Associate Library Director for Collections and Resource Management will work collaboratively with library leadership, staff and departments across the Yard to ensure the growth of a vibrant 21st century library with a premier collection of naval history and science.
This is a 12 month position with a 3 year renewable appointment slated to begin in early spring 2018. The position includes full federal benefits.
Applications will be reviewed beginning January1, 2018, but the position will remain open until filled.
As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active duty in the U.S. Navy. They attend the Academy for four years, graduating with Bachelor of Science degrees and then commissioning as Ensigns in the Navy or Second Lieutenants in the Marine Corps.The Naval Academy's active duty workforce is supplemented by Department of the Navy civilians who also serve our nation – as professors, coaches, instructors, information technology professionals, finance specialists, administrators, and other support roles typically found at a college or university. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the moral, mental, and physical development of midshipmen and we seek higher education professionals who can model the Navy's core values of honor, courage, and commitment.
Civilian employees enjoy the intrinsic rewards which result from being a part of the mission of the Naval Academy, along with other benefits associated with Federal employment. We invite applications from all segments of so...ciety to provide the Brigade of Midshipmen with the best educational experience possible and to graduate leaders to serve our nation.