Associate University Librarian
Required Minimum Qualifications
• MLS or PhD or equivalent advanced degree.
• Increasingly responsible administrative roles in an academic or research library or similar relevant setting.
• Demonstrated deep understanding of the role of the library and its role in supporting undergraduate education and academic success, and in developing, providing, and evaluating services and programs for researchers, faculty, and students concerning identification, use, interpretation, and management of
information and data in higher education and research.
• Experience in undergraduate-oriented library education programs and in faculty and graduate student research support services.
• Demonstrated capability to develop new models of supporting student learning and academic success and of researcher, faculty, and graduate student support.
• Experience with assessment of relevant services and programs.
• Robust knowledge of issues and trends in library support of research and scholarship, faculty and graduate
student support, and undergraduate learning and student academic success.
• Deep expertise in one or more areas of the position’s primary responsibilities: teaching and learning in higher education; undergraduate academic success; scholarly communication; and developing, providing, and evaluating integrated services and programs for researchers, faculty, and students concerning identification, use, interpretation, and management of information and data.
• Demonstrated leadership experience and evidence of flexibility and initiative in a collaborative and rapidly changing environment.
• Effective personnel and matrix management skills, including goal setting, mentoring and personnel development, change management, and performance evaluation.
• Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with multiple constituencies in a complex environment utilizing a variety of skills, such as managing change, setting goals, managing time, promoting teamwork, and meeting deadlines.
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain deep collaborative partnerships to serve shared goals.
• Strong and demonstrated record of effective priority setting, policy coordination, and program and process development, and use of analytical, problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Effective budget management and analysis skills.
• Capability to represent the library in UC Davis, University of California, and multiple regional, national, and international organizations and initiatives.
• Ability to work successfully in a collegial environment, foster and advance diversity, inclusion, and the UC Davis Principles of Community, and service as a role model for others.
Preferred Additional Qualifications
• Experience with initiating grant opportunities and working on grant-funded projects.
• Experience and success with fundraising.
• Record of research, publication, formal presentation, and participation in relevant professional or scholarly organizations that demonstrates experience, leadership, and vision.
• Familiarity with library services to and support of human and animal healthcare practice, research, and education.
• Demonstrated project management skills.
Salary and Benefits
Salary range: $125,000-$175,000 DOE
Position classification: Manager (Functional Area), MSP 5
This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.
Benefits: The University of California is one of the largest employers in California, and offers outstanding health and retirement benefits to its employees and their families. This position earns from 18-24 days of vacation (based on years of service) and 12 days of sick leave per year. In addition, there are 13 university holidays.
Applications must be submitted via the UC Davis Career Opportunities website https://www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=76871.
Please include a letter of interest addressing qualifications and experience related to the position, a Curriculum Vitae, and names and contact information for at least five references. Candidates applying by August 14, 2017, will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
This position is designated as sensitive and employment is contingent on successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.
The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. UC Davis is smoke- and tobacco-free effective January 1, 2014.