California State University, San Bernardino invites applications and nominations for the Dean of University Libraries. The University seeks an innovative, forward-thinking, and student-focused leader to continue success in the next exciting chapter of the University Libraries. Reporting directly to the Deputy Provost/Vice Provost for Academic Programs, the Dean is expected to assume office in July 2022.
California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB)—a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in the Inland Empire—is part of the California State University system (CSU), the largest system of higher education in the country.
The 441-acre park-like campus blends modern facilities with wide expanses of beautifully maintained landscapes and panoramic views of the San Bernardino Mountains. It is conveniently located 55 miles east of Los Angeles and 10 miles from the historic downtown of San Bernardino.
The Dean of University Libraries is responsible for managing all college library resources (fiscal, personnel, facilities, technological, and information resources); leading library faculty and staff members in a team-oriented environment, providing thoughtful mentoring, professional development, and advocacy; administering all library services and their archives, assuring sound operations; and serving as a member of the Dean’s Council, the Provost’s Leadership Team, and the CSU Council of Library Deans (COLD).
The ideal candidate will have an MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program and several years of progressively responsible leadership experience in academic library administration at an ALA-accredited institution of higher education. Preference will be given to those with an earned doctorate from an accredited institution. Additional information about the position and qualifications are detailed in the search profile, which can be found here, https://academicsearch.org/wp-content/uploads/formidable/8/ASI-CSU-San-Bernardino-Dean-Univ-Libraries-Profilep2ADA.pdf
California State University, San Bernardino is being assisted by Academic Search. Prospective candidates and nominators may arrange a confidential discussion with senior consultant Stacey Morgan Foster, J.D., at email@example.com. For additional information about CSUSB, please visit California State University, San Bernardino | CSUSB.
Applications should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org and must include a cover letter that addresses the expectations outlined above, a curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with contact information, including telephone and email, and a notation indicating the candidate’s working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Semi-finalists will be asked to submit a diversity statement, the details of which will be shared at that stage. This position is open until filled, but only applications received by April 4, 2022 can be assured full consideration.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)