Dean of the Kraemer Family Library (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado)

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Created: February 28, 2015


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University of Colorado at Colorado Springs,
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Salary: $125,000 to $150,000
Status: Full-time
Posted: 02/26/15
Deadline: 03/17/15

Dean of the Kraemer Family Library
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is seeking applications for Dean of the Kraemer Family Library. This is a 12-month position that serves as an officer of the University and is a tenured faculty member in the Library. The Library Dean is the chief administrator for the Kraemer Family Library, which includes the University Archives, and represents the Library within the University and at the local, state, national, and international levels. The Dean reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and is responsible for the successful administration of the Library in accordance with University of Colorado Colorado Springs and University of Colorado System policies and procedures. The Library Dean sits on the Deans’ Council along with the other deans and plays a key role in academic planning.

The Dean leads the Library in its mission to foster the intellectual growth of UCCS students, faculty, staff, and our community by developing innovative services, technologies, collections, and spaces that facilitate their emerging information needs. The Dean also articulates a strategic vision and serves as an advocate for the Library within the University and the larger community.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree from an ALA accredited program or equivalent
A record of scholarly achievement and professional service to warrant appointment as a tenured Associate Professor or full Professor
A record of increasing leadership responsibilities in academic libraries
Demonstrated achievements in working in a team-based environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
At least five (5) years experience in academic library administration
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Expert knowledge of current and evolving trends in libraries and higher education
Experience in effectively managing personnel, including recruitment, retention, evaluation, and professional development
Demonstrated experience with library resource sharing, consortia, or other cooperative ventures
Evidence of effective management of fiscal resources
Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills
Committed to quality library service centered around student learning and characterized by collaboration with faculty in support of teaching and research needs
Capacity to work effectively in a multicultural setting
Demonstrated ability to lead through collaborative decision making
Preferred Qualifications:

A doctoral degree or a second Masters degree
Participation in fundraising and grant activities
A complete job description and application process can be found at


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