Opportunity Details

Dean of College of Education
Posted: 04/03/2024
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Job Function: Education
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Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Posted: 04/03/2024

The University of Memphis is seeking an Executive Director of the University Libraries to lead a large library system within a Carnegie R1 Research University. The ideal candidate will be a visionary and innovator who can anticipate change and create a contemporary library that supports student success, research, and scholarship. The Executive Director will lead a team of approximately 22 faculty and 53 professional and paraprofessional support staff across multiple library facilities, including Special Collections, Government Publications, and academic learning support services.

Qualifications for the role include a master's degree from an ALA accredited library and information science program, significant leadership experience in transforming libraries, and a demonstrated record of professional/scholarly activity in information science or related areas. The University of Memphis, a flagship public institution in Tennessee, is committed to student success, diversity, and inclusion. Located in Memphis, a culturally rich city with vibrant entertainment, art, and culinary excellence, the University offers a dynamic environment for professional growth and development. Applications for this position should be submitted to the search firm assisting the University by January 26, 2024.

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