Associate Dean of Libraries

at Central Washington University (view profile)
Location Ellensburg, Washington
Date Posted July 16, 2019
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Twitter Handle @cwulibrary


Associate Dean of Libraries, Central Washington University, James E. Brooks Library

This position offers an extraordinary opportunity for a passionate, energetic, inspiring, skilled, and experienced librarian to join in leading a vibrant, exciting, and user-driven physical and virtual center for teaching, learning, and research.  Reporting to Dean of Libraries, and working closely with faculty and staff, the successful candidate will play a key role in the implementation of a comprehensive strategic plan that will engage the faculty, staff, and students in envisioning dynamic new directions for their libraries.  The Associate Dean will have ongoing responsibility for a wide range of senior administrative leadership and management functions, including: assessment, communication, and other senior administrative initiatives, programs, and projects.

The successful candidate will bring a deep understanding of and significant experience in addressing the major challenges facing academic libraries today, including rapid changes in technology and scholarly communication; the storage and delivery of analog and digital information; creative and efficient use of physical spaces; and changing perceptions of their role as campus partners and collaborators, intellectual and community centers, and providers of educational and research services.

Located in Ellensburg, WA, CWU plays a key role in the economic, educational and cultural vitality of the community and region.  Each year more than 350 dramatic and musical performances, art and museum exhibitions, lectures, and athletic events are open to campus and community members. Learn more about CWU’s Points of Pride at

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