Job Posting: Head, Education, Research and Clinical Services, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Dartmouth College seeks a confident and creative individual to join the Biomedical Libraries in a new position as the Head of Education, Research, and Clinical Services. We seek a peer-leader for our team of experienced librarians, who can work collegially to develop programs that meet the evolving needs of our varied users. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the ability to create innovative services, to work effectively with faculty, staff and students, and to integrate new technologies for user services. An MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program is required.



The Biomedical Libraries offer the candidate the opportunity to work within a vibrant community committed to innovation in medical education, public health, the biological sciences, and healthcare delivery. The Head will be a peer leader for a team of librarians who are currently engaged in activities such as teaching, conducting systematic reviews, and participating in clinical rounds. As a member of the administrative team of the Biomedical Libraries, the Head must confidently represent the library through networking and collaborations across the institution. Opportunities for engagement within the community include teaching within the curricula, integrating resources at point of care, facilitating scholarly communication, and supporting research. It is a dynamic time on campus that will require creativity and improvisation.



The position is part of the Dartmouth College Library Classification System of Professional Ranks. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.



The mission of the Biomedical Libraries is to provide health and life sciences information resources and services that advance research and scholarship, education, and patient-care activities. The Biomedical Libraries consist of the Dana Biomedical Library on the Medical School’s Hanover campus, the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library at DHMC, and document delivery services at the Dartmouth Library Depository. The Dartmouth medical community is a known leader in national healthcare policy and is working to increase its global footprint. Geisel School of Medicine works closely with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the Dartmouth graduate schools. This leads to wide variety in research interests from basic science to nuanced bioethics.

Dartmouth College, located in scenic Hanover, New Hampshire, is one of the top institutions of higher learning, and consistently ranked as the best teaching college in the United States. Dartmouth consists of four schools—Arts & Sciences, Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Tuck School of Business. As one of the nine libraries at Dartmouth, the Biomedical Libraries seek to foster intellectual growth and advance the teaching and research missions of the College by supporting excellence and innovation in education and research, managing and delivering scholarly content, and partnering in the development and dissemination of new scholarship.


APPLICATION: Review of applications will begin as received and will continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to those submitting applications by May  29. For the complete job description and to apply online go to: and refer to position # 0018603.

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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