The Dudley Knox Library at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), in Monterey California, is seeking outstanding candidates for Associate University Librarian (AUL). The ideal candidate for this leadership position will have a Masters’ of Library/Information Science or a business/management equivalent (such as Masters’ of Business Administration, Management, Public Affairs, or Public Administration) plus five or more years of progressively responsible experience at the department head level or above in an academic/research/special library or university setting.
Reporting to the University Librarian (UL), the AUL is delegated a portion of the UL’s responsibilities for programs, personnel, policy, or administration. The Library is embarking on a major project to transition from multiple local systems to a unified web scale discovery, access and management system. The AUL is responsible for ensuring that library policies and procedures are in place to efficiently support NPS resident and distributed academic and research programs. With 3 direct reports and approximately 28 FTE library personnel, key responsibilities include: supervising library administrative, fiscal and systems staff; managing budgets, manpower, training, and physical facilities; and leading the collection and presentation of metrics used to assess the Library’s contributions to student learning and faculty productivity. The AUL represents the library by serving on campus and outside committees.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae plus an in-depth statement about their experience and capabilities. Review of applications will begin 15 November with the desire to fill this position by early 2017.
Inquiries and applications should be sent (email preferred) to:
Ms Eleanor Uhlinger
Dudley Knox Library
Naval Postgraduate School
411 Dyer Road
Monterey, CA 93943
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