Associate Dean for Administration, Planning & Assessment - University Libraries-64350
The Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Libraries invite applications and nominations for the Associate Dean (AD) for Administration, Planning & Assessment (APA) . For this faculty appointment, we are seeking an innovative leader to provide executive leadership, oversight, and coordination for the Libraries' planning, administrative, assessment and finance functions, ensuring that all administrative services are integrated, timely, high-quality, and cost-effective. The AD (APA) works closely with the Dean and Associate Deans to develop strategies and ensure that the Libraries' resource allocation decisions align with, support, and are informed by long-term strategy.
Reporting to the Dean, the AD (APA) will provide strategic direction for the financial, administrative, assessment, and planning functions of the University Libraries. The Associate Dean's role will include:
* Leadership of library planning and strategic review processes, with other Associate Deans and under the overall guidance of the Dean of University Libraries.
* Development of an applied research program in assessment, including, but not limited to, trends and usage of print and electronic information resources, quality of library services, and impact on the University's educational and research missions.
* Leadership of library assessment activities to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency.
* Oversight of all aspects of financial management in the University Libraries, including budgetary and planning processes that ensure alignment between resource allocation and overall University Libraries strategic aims.
* Administration of library faculty grant funding, and gift funds.
* Responsibility and leadership for physical plant development, remodeling of library facilities, and allocation of space and related resources in accordance with strategic and academic priorities.
* Oversight of a University Libraries Project Management Office, ensuring that projects are planned in accordance with strategic and academic priorities and executed and completed in a timely manner and in line with those priorities.
* Oversight of faculty and staff member professional development.
* Management of the Dean's Office and supervision of administrative staff.
* Participation in outreach and advocacy through leadership or participation on various university committees and task forces.
The AD (APA) will be a member of the library faculty. Initial appointment rank and salary are commensurate with experience. More information on Librarian Appointments is available at this link .
The following qualifications are required for the next Associate Dean for Administration and Planning:
* Master's or doctoral degree in a relevant subject area such as information science, higher education, administration or other relevant field.
* Minimum of five years of relevant experience.
* Experience in financial administration, planning, reporting, and assessment.
* Demonstrated project management and organizational skills.
* Ability to effectively supervise, evaluate, motivate, and mentor library faculty and staff.
* A strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in supporting a diverse workforce and serving the needs of a diverse population.
* Evidence of research, publication, and service consonant with university standards for faculty appointments.
In addition, the following qualifications are preferred:
* Strong leadership skills, including keen analytical and conceptual abilities and demonstrated ability to lead organizational change, inspire innovation, and delegate responsibility appropriately.
* Experience working in academic research libraries or a research or higher education environment.
* Knowledge of trends and practices in teaching and scholarly research, scholarly publishing, libraries and higher education.
* Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
* Demonstrated ability to work collegially with faculty, staff, and students.
* Track record of building relationships and working in partnership with multiple internal and external constituencies, including University faculty, administration, staff, students, academic institutions, professional associations and corporate partners.
* A successful history of staff recruitment, development, and team building
* Personal equanimity in dealing with a broad spectrum of personalities, strong listening skills, and an approachable leadership style.
Please click on this link to apply using our Interfolio Faculty Search system.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications submitted by August 31st, 2019 will receive priority consideration.
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Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Job Function: Administration / Management
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Regular Full Time
Organization: UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Minimum Education Level: Master's Degree or equivalent
Preferred Education Level: Doctorate or equivalent
Internal Number: 64350
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.