Faculty and Staff Positions
Western Carolina University invites applications and nominations for the position of associate dean of Library Services. The associate dean will be a knowledgeable, experienced, and visionary educator importantly supporting the dean, department heads, faculty, and staff by providing exceptional administrative, operational, and special programs leadership. Requiring a broad understanding of how libraries contribute to the teaching and learning mission of the university, and functioning as the deputy director for library administration, the associate dean will oversee library-wide administrative programs to include: strategic planning; assessment; marketing and communications; budget; human resources; facilities planning; external partnerships and outreach; and special initiatives and projects. Contingent upon background, the associate dean might also assume departmental leadership responsibilities in public services. As appropriate, the associate dean will represent the library in campus and community activities.
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Research and Instruction Services Librarian/Undergraduate Experience Librarian
Hunter Library seeks a knowledgeable, intellectually curious, and collaborative librarian to serve as Research and Instruction Librarian/Undergraduate Experience Librarian. Reporting to the head of the Research and Instruction Services Department, this librarian will design, coordinate, and assess learning opportunities and services, including research assistance and library instruction, for undergraduate programs such as first-year composition and first-year experience classes. The person in this position will evaluate the undergraduate user's experience of the library and explore avenues for engaging with partners across campus including the Honors College, Writing and Learning Commons, First Year Experience Programs, and will work to enhance outreach to transfer students and other undergraduate communities.
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Digital Initiatives Librarian
Western Carolina University invites applications for the position of digital initiatives librarian. The Digital Initiatives Librarian provides expertise in creating and managing library digital collections, such as digital special collections, electronic theses and dissertations, and other born-digital or retrospectively digitized materials. The Digital Initiatives Librarian participates in the planning, implementation, maintenance, expansion, communication and promotion of digital library and institutional repository services, collections and content. The Digital Initiatives Librarian will serve as a member of the Digital, Access, and Technology Services Department's leadership team and, in coordination with the department head, will be responsible for developing a strategy for the current and future library's digital initiatives. He/she works closely with the other units of the library to determine how digital assets should be leveraged for both scholarly and popular audiences.
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