The University of Idaho invites applications and nominations for an innovative, collaborative, and visionary Dean to build upon the history of the University of Idaho Libraries. The University of Idaho Library is the largest library in the state of Idaho and provides invaluable resources for researchers, students, staff, faculty and collaborators around the state. The Dean should effectively promote and foster academic excellence, support the growth of undergraduate and graduate enrollment,expand research, guide and implement strategic planning, engage with key constituencies and stakeholders, andraise funds for the Libraries.
The Dean serves as the academic leader and chief executive officer of the University of Idaho Libraries, reports to the Provost and Executive Vice President and is a member of the University's senior leadership team. The Dean is responsible for supporting and meeting the land grant mission of the university. The Dean leads the Library faculty in the development of policies and priorities governing the academic programs in the Library and facilitates the appropriate inclusion of faculty, staff, students, and stakeholders in the Library decision-making processes. The Dean advocates for the values of diversity and inclusion with an understanding of how increased diversity of thought and background among students, faculty, administration, and staff works to strengthen academic programs and enrich the University community.
The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. EEO/AA
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