Associate Director for Creation and Curation Services
Case Western Reserve University
**Case Western Research University
Associate Director for Creation and Curation Services**
Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) at Case Western Reserve University seeks
imaginative, collaborative and dynamic candidates for the position of
Associate Director for Creation and Curation Services (AD). With visionary and
strategic leadership the AD will lead the Digital Learning and Scholarship
Team, which designs KSL's technology-related services and facilitates digital
scholarship programs, and the Scholarly Resources and Special Collections
Team, which manages the library's rare book, manuscript, and archival
collections, and both analog and digital preservation.
CWRU is one of the most comprehensive research universities in the country.
The University enrolls over 5,000 undergraduate students and over 6,000
graduate and professional students across a wide range of disciplines. CWRU is
located in the University Circle area, a 550-acre, park-like concentration of
approximately 50 cultural, medical, educational, religious, and social service
institutions located at the eastern edge of the city center.
Reporting to the Associate Provost/University Librarian, the AD is a member of
the library's senior leadership team and manages human and financial resources
for the aforementioned teams. Key strategic opportunities include reimagining
the library's services for e-research and digital scholarship, and developing
a new vision for special collections in the 21st century. The AD also works
with campus and external partners, cultivates potential donors, and is
expected to engage in professional endeavors nationally and
KSL seeks an energetic, creative and collaborative leader who will lead the
integration and coordination of the Digital Learning and Special Collections
teams to promote the visibility and accessibility of CWRU's scholarly
resources. The successful candidate will have a strong background in
technology and great respect for the mission of an academic research library.
Excellent communication and relationship building skills will be essential to
this individual's success. A Master's degree in a relevant discipline, with
completion of a second advanced degree is preferred; candidates must have
qualifications consistent with appointment at the level of Librarian III or
**Please send applications and nominations to:
Andrew Evans and Kristine O'Brien
Brill Neumann Associates
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Please visit http://library.case.edu/ksl/ for additional information.
In employment, as in education, CWRU is committed to Equal Opportunity and
Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented
minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
CWRU provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion,
Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable
accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any
applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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