Job posting: UConn Health Sciences Library Director, Farmington, CT

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the search committee, I am excited to share this advertisement for a Health Sciences Library Director. Please help spread the word about this position at the UConn Health Sciences Library.

UConn Health and the UConn Library seek an experienced and inclusive leader to serve as director of UConn’s Lyman Maynard Stowe Health Sciences Library (Health Sciences Library). Located at UConn Health in Farmington, the Health Sciences Library serves UConn Health learners, faculty, staff, and community members in support of their research, academic scholarship, and information needs.

Reporting to the Dean of the UConn Library and responsive to the programmatic needs of the Schools at UConn Health, the Health Sciences Library Director is responsible for cultivating and advocating for library services and resources that create an excellent academic library experience for faculty and students through active engagement and collaboration with UConn Health and UConn Library initiatives and colleagues. This position presents an outstanding opportunity for an experienced library administrator with a history of innovative leadership qualities including knowledge of the opportunities and challenges facing academic health sciences libraries today and how to best address rapidly changing user needs and expectations.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent leadership, communication, professional judgment, knowledge sharing, relationship building, and decision-making practices while reinforcing the principles of inclusion and equity in daily responsibilities. The Health Sciences Library Director will demonstrate respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University and will exemplify the UConn Health values of excellence, teamwork, diversity, leadership, and innovation and UConn Library values of kindness and trust, curiosity and inquiry, equity and inclusion, and having fun.

Appointment and Application Terms

To apply for the Health Sciences Library Director, 2021-426 position, you may use the Candidate Self-Service (CSS) online application https://jobs.uchc.edu/CSS_External/CSSPage_JobDetail.ASP?T=20210222122939&. After submitting your application, you may also have the opportunity to upload a cover letter, a resume, and references. You MUST have these documents available at the time of application.

Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to ellen.silbermann@uconn.edu<mailto:ellen.silbermann@uconn.edu>. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted by March 2, 2021. (Search #2021-426)

UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.  All employees are subject to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ethics.state.ct.us/.

Best,

Hilary

Hilary Kraus

Research Services Librarian

UConn Library

Homer Babbidge Library

369 Fairfield Way, Unit 1005

Storrs, CT 06269-1005

lib.uconn.edu

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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