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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

F/T - Dean of Barnard Library & Academic Information Services

Barnard College, Columbia University, is currently seeking a Dean of Barnard Library & Academic Information Services (BLAIS). Reporting to the Provost and Dean of the Faculty, the Dean will provide leadership, management and planning for all aspects of library and academic information services that support the teaching, learning and research missions of the College. S/he will determine the overall policies and practices for BLAIS operations. The Dean will also work closely with the College’s faculty and administration to ensure that library and academic information services support and enhance the curriculum. In collaboration with the Vice President for Information Technology, the Dean will develop strategies for innovative approaches to the delivery and use of academic information services and technologies in support of the academic program at the College.

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in Library/ Information Sciences from an ALA-accredited school with a minimum of eight years of college/university experience in information services. S/he should have significant experience in public service supporting undergraduate coursework and research projects. Excellent communication, interpersonal and demonstrated analytical and organizational skills are essential for the candidate’s success.

Interested candidates should send letter and resume to Employment Manager, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027. Fax: 212-854-2454. Email: No telephone calls, please.