The University of Kansas Libraries seeks a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative leader to join the Center for Faculty Initiatives and Engagement. This individual will work with faculty, researchers, and students to integrate the Libraries into a variety of research and learning initiatives and will develop opportunities for librarians to actively support and partner in campus scholarship activities.
OVERVIEW: The Head of the Center for Faculty Initiatives and Engagement is integral to the success of our vision for the Libraries to advance scholarship through proactive engagement in research and scholarly communication. The Center for Faculty Initiatives and Engagement will focus on supporting KU’s faculty and research community, including KU’s research centers, through collaboration and engagement in teaching and research support to drive discovery and innovation. This center (in close collaboration with other library units and personnel) will provide higher level coordination and resources to support specialized initiatives and cross-functional teams, and will work closely with the Libraries Office of Scholarly Communication and Copyright. This position reports to the Assistant Dean of the Research & Learning Division.
“Rank considerations are based on professional performance, research, and service experience sufficient to qualify for appointment at the rank of Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian. Exceptional candidates at higher ranks may, in some cases, be considered. For additional details, see KU Libraries’ Criteria for Ranks and the Libraries’ Discipline Expectations.”