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City Univ. of New York Library Director Position Announcement -- Michael Adams Stephen D. Clark 03 Jan 2001 20:59 UTC

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Subject: City Univ. of New York Library Director Position Announcement
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2001 15:50:33 -0500
From: "Adams, Michael" <MAdams@GC.CUNY.EDU>

                This announcement is being cross-posted.

                Library Director
                Mina Rees Library
                The Graduate School and University Center
                The City University of New York
                CUNY Personnel Vacancy Notice No. FY-862
                Closing Date: 3/2/01

                The Graduate School and University Center of The City
University of New York seeks an innovative Library Director.  The
must provide vision and leadership in formulating programs and
strategies to integrate print-based information materials with an
ever-increasing array of digital resources.  The Library Director will
support the research and educational needs of faculty and students,
in close cooperation with the Vice President for Information Resources.

                The Graduate Center, the Ph.D.-granting unit of The City
University of New York, offers exceptional opportunities for working
doctoral faculty and students in a stimulating yet intimate academic
setting. With 32 doctoral programs and seven master=s programs, The
Center serves over 3500 students.  In a unique consortial arrangement,
doctoral programs draw upon 1700 doctoral faculty from throughout the

                Situated in a renovated landmark building in midtown
Manhattan, the new Mina Rees Library has over 276,000 monograph volumes
1,640 serials as well as sound recordings, microforms, and subscriptions
CD-ROM and Web-accessed digital materials.  This small but unusually
interesting collection was developed to serve the needs of graduate
programs rather than of undergraduate instruction. The library's home
page,, provides links to over 7,000 web sites of
to scholars. CUNY+, the City University=s integrated library system,
includes the on-line catalog of the 20 CUNY libraries located throughout
five boroughs as well as some of the digital resources to which CUNY
subscribes. Currently NOTIS-based, CUNY+ will migrate to Ex Libris=
500 software by 2002. The library regularly participates in consortial
arrangements, such as licensing of electronic resources, with other CUNY
libraries and with other library organizations in the New York

                This tenure-track faculty position bears the CUNY job
of Chief Librarian and the rank of professor.  The Library Director
to the Provost and Senior Vice President and serves on the CUNY Council
Chief Librarians.  This is a senior position responsible for the
administration, budgeting, planning, and development of library
services.  The Chief Librarian will also play a key role in promoting
development of digital services university-wide.

                Two master=s degrees or a doctoral degree are required
graduate degree in library science is desirable).  Also required is a
demonstrated record of effective leadership in administration of an
library, including recruitment and supervision of professional staff,
development and management of the library budget, and mastery of
implementing emerging technologies in service of academic programs.
commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Generous benefits

                Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and
names/addresses of three references
                by March 2, 2001 to:

                Library Director Search Committee
                Provost=s Office
                CUNY Graduate Center
                365 Fifth Avenue
                New York NY 10016

The CUNY Graduate Center is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer