Director, Special Collections & Archives | University of Nevada Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)

  • 26 Oct 2021 7:31 AM
    Message # 11957873
    Jaimi Parker (Administrator)

    Director, Special Collections & Archives, UNLV University Libraries

    Salary: minimum $65,000

    Position will remain open until filled. Review of candidates will begin Nov. 8, 2021.

    ROLE of the POSITION

    Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Director is a member of the senior management team and shares responsibility for the overall management of the Libraries. A primary role of the Director will be in external relations, fund-raising, and community engagement: documenting and communicating to stakeholders the value of Special Collections and Archives to the university and to the community.  The Director will work closely with the Dean, the Libraries Director of Development, and the Libraries Director of Communications in development and communications activities for the Libraries. The successful candidate will combine traditional archives and library experience and competencies with knowledge of current trends in Special Collections and Archives and will lead the staff in shaping and implementing a shared vision.

    As a tenure-track/tenured library faculty member, the incumbent will be expected to work collaboratively with others; engage in scholarly activities; and provide service to the university, the community, and the profession in accordance with Libraries and University standards for promotion and tenure.

    Library Faculty proactively build relationships with campus and community partners to develop and deliver value-added services as well as new methods of delivering existing services to support the University's research and teaching initiatives. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to work in a complex, changing environment with a positive, flexible, and innovative approach, and they will work effectively and collegially in teams with faculty and staff at all levels, as well as students.

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    Last modified: 26 Oct 2021 3:42 PM | Jaimi Parker (Administrator)

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