Friday, January 13, 2012

Director of Tutt Library

Colorado College
Director of Tutt Library

Tutt Library’s exceptional services and resources support the life of the mind at Colorado College, an innovative, independent liberal arts college with a spectacular location at the foot of Pikes Peak.  Founded in 1874, the College offers 2,000 students an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based curriculum on a unique academic calendar known as the “Block Plan.” This system enhances experiential learning and immersion in classes.  A center of research, study, and social interaction, the library prides itself on providing top-notch resources and instructional services, such as personal, in-depth research assistance.  The Colorado College seeks a creative, forward-thinking Library Director to lead a highly collegial and effective organization, one who is able to establish a dynamic balance between the traditional academic library and technological innovation.

Reporting to the Dean of the College, the Director provides strategic vision and leadership for the library, working effectively with faculty and staff across campus as an advocate for the library in accord with the College’s mission. The Director will also maintain and strengthen collaborative efforts with consortia and other resource sharing groups. Characterized by the qualities of a strong leader, collaborative manager, forward thinking planner and relationship builder, the Director will be called upon to respond to the opportunities presented by recent and upcoming changes in college leadership, the challenges of current space utilization and a potential library renovation that will shape the Tutt Library of the future.

A detailed profile describing the position is available on the College’s website or at the Isaacson, Miller website,  Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until completion of the search process. Applicants should send a detailed letter of application, a curriculum vitae and contact information for five references to Deborah Hodson or Beverly Brady at   Electronic submission of applications and correspondence is strongly preferred. Inquiries and nominations can be submitted to the same e-mail address, or contact the search firm representatives at 415.655.4906.


The Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, national origin, or disability in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.

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