Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Dean - Library and Academic Resources

Saint Mary’s College of California, a private liberal arts college in the Catholic, Lasallian tradition, seeks a visionary leader as the Dean for Library and Academic Resources to lead the continued improvement in the quality of academic resources and library services for students, faculty and staff.

Reporting to the Provost, the new Dean will have an exciting opportunity to build on a tradition of excellence. The Dean will hold a pivotal role in continuing the transformation of the current library into a state-of-the-art academic resource center.  The successful candidate will lead the creative design, fundraising, and oversight of the building, as well as the creation of new facilities.  The Dean will expand the library’s collections, oversee the creation of digital collections, modernize service delivery by enhancing the library’s online presence, and spearhead innovative solutions to increase access to services and collections for both remote and on-campus students.

The ideal candidate must skillfully articulate a clear vision for continuing to integrate the library and its services into the intellectual life of the College. Additionally, the successful candidate should demonstrate effective, collaborative leadership, a track record of successfully securing external funding, and a history of implementing technological innovations that advance the institution's core commitments to teaching, research, and service. The ability to make an active contribution to the College’s Mission is essential.

For a full description of this role, please visit Saint Mary’s College’s Employment Page at Saint Mary’s encourages all qualified parties to apply.

The position is open until filled.  For fullest consideration, please submit a CV and a cover letter to the Library and Academic Resources Search Committee c/o

Michael J. Reid,
Michael James Reid & Company
Executive Search Consultants

Saint Mary’s College of California is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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