Clemson University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and inclusive leader to serve as our inaugural Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning and Research (AD for TLR). The successful candidate will set the vision and strategic direction for the new division, directing the Libraries’ education and research support services, and ensuring student and faculty success. This position will direct the work of 40+ faculty and staff working in the following areas: user services (circulation, reserves, stacks, security), instruction and outreach, engagement (liaison librarians, reference and research support), research and digital scholarship and creative technologies (including data services, digital and media literacy, open education resources and scholarly communication), and the University Press (which also includes the Libraries’ institutional repository). In addition to these areas, the position heads the teams managing the two branch libraries (Gunnin Architecture Library and the Educational Media Center & Digital Learning Lab), as well as the following service points: Cooper Library Learning Commons, the Adobe Digital Studio and Makerspace, and the Scholars’ Lab. The successful candidate would be one of three new associate deans who will collectively be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Libraries and setting the Libraries’ strategic directions as members of its Senior Leadership Team. To learn more about the reorganization at the Clemson Libraries, visit: https://libraries.clemson.edu/our-organization/libraries-reorganization-overview/. This is a 12-month administrative faculty position with faculty rank and status.
The Associate Dean will be responsible for providing leadership for the Teaching, Learning, and Research division, ensuring the delivery of high-quality services to support student success and faculty research, and shaping the division’s culture. This individual will also have responsibilities related research, scholarship, and service.
Qualified candidates should possess an ALA-accredited graduate degree, at least five years of management/supervisory experience in progressively responsible positions in an academic library, and a record of professional librarianship, research/scholarship, and service that would merit tenure at the Associate Librarian rank or higher. Ideal candidates will have experience with teaching and learning, information literacy, student success or research services, demonstrated ability to facilitate and build campus partnerships, and experience with change management.
For a more detailed position description and to apply, please visit the application portal in Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/102468.Applications will be accepted until March 24, 2022.