Northeastern University: Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources

Northeastern University

Position: Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources

Deadline Date: Application requested by December 1, 2009

Northeastern University seeks applications from and nominations for energetic, creative, and self-motivated individuals to join its newly re-energized, service-oriented, and forward-looking Library team.

As the head of a newly-defined Library division, the Associate Dean will provide leadership in a crucial area of the Library's rapid ongoing development as it adapts to the University's enhanced research mission in a complex and changing information environment. The successful candidate, working under the direction of the Dean of University Libraries, will be responsible for creating and implementing a new integrated vision for the acquisition, management, delivery, and preservation of the University's information resources and collections. In shaping the new Scholarly Resources division, combining technical services, collection development, scholarly communications, and digital initiatives, the Associate Dean will be expected to bring a strong strategic and fiscal understanding, together with dynamic leadership skills and proven ability to foster a culture of innovation and responsiveness to customer needs.

Applications received by December 1, 2009 will receive first consideration, though applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, visit:, where there are details of the position's responsibilities, the University's outstanding benefits, and of the salary range associated with this position. For more information on the position, and to nominate candidates, contact Will Wakeling, Dean of University Libraries,

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University, and welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities.