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Director, Business, Engineering and Entrepreneurship – Cornell University Library (Ithaca, NY)

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CUL seeks a dynamic, innovative and collaborative individual for the newly created academic librarian position of Director, Business, Engineering and Entrepreneurship.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian, the Director leads a collaborative team of 8.8 FTE in envisioning, marketing and delivering customized and creative business and engineering information services, resources and learning experiences. The incumbent works with the administrations of the S.C. Johnson College of Business, Engineering, and Cornell Tech to align library services and collections to their programs and curricula. The Director oversees day-to-day work at the Management Library, the Nestlé Library, and the Engineering. The incumbent coordinates library support to Entrepreneurship at Cornell and other entrepreneurship programs in the business and engineering programs.

The incumbent serves on CUL’s Library Directors Leadership Team, representing their unit and participating in strategic planning and decision-making. The Director also serves as Cornell’s representative for the Association of Business Library Directors (ABLD).

The successful candidate will possess a strong commitment to a user-centered service model aligned with the distinctive needs of Business, Hotel and Engineering faculty, staff and students, supporting diversity, inclusion and accessibility, and employing evidence-based methods to set strategy and ensure alignment with library, school and university goals.


Candidates must apply online for these positions. For more detailed information or to refer interested external candidates, please visit the link above.

Candidates should include one document that contains a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three references (pdf preferred). Cornell encourages all candidates for leadership positions to supply written statements demonstrating their commitment to diversity and inclusion as part of their application. Applications will be reviewed as received and will continue until the position is filled. Early submission is encouraged.

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