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Associate University Librarian, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Associate University Librarian – Cornell University

The Cornell University Library (CUL) stands at the center of intellectual life at the university, fostering connections and knowledge that help faculty, students, and researchers from around the world excel in research, scholarship, and creative expression. It supports and enhances faculty and student productivity through its extensive collections, cutting-edge services and facilities, and a deep network of digital resources. Its impact reaches beyond campus boundaries with initiatives that extend the university’s land grant mission to a global focus.

Required Qualifications
– Master’s degree or higher in library or information science or other relevant discipline;
– Minimum five years of relevant work experience with increasing responsibility;
– Demonstrated leadership experience and evidence of flexibility and initiative and the ability to incorporate academic library trends in a rapidly changing environment;
– Proven ability to engage library staff in planning and delivery of innovative user-centered services;
– Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team;
– Proven ability to inspire, build trust, lead organizational change, foster innovation, and empower staff growth;
– Proven track record for building strong internal and external relationships;
– Proven ability to cultivate an environment of diversity and inclusion;
– Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written skills for communicating complex issues and perspectives to a wide range of constituencies.

Preferred Qualifications
– Experience in financial management, success in grant writing and seeking new sources of funding;
– Strong record of scholarly engagement and professional service, including presentations, publications, and service to regional and/or national-level organizations.

Benefits: Our comprehensive Endowed benefits package includes 22 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options). Professional travel funding is available. More information regarding Cornell’s generous benefits can be found at this link. The anticipated salary range for this position will be $140,000 to $160,000, dependent on experience.

Application Procedure: Candidates must apply via the Cornell Careers site; the link has been provided in this posting. Please submit one document that contains a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three references (pdf preferred). We will begin reviewing applications December 3, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.


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