Department Director


Physical Sciences and Engineering Department Director

The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus Libraries seek a forward-looking and creative professional to develop a shared vision of library programs and resources to meet the current and emerging needs of physical sciences and engineering teaching, learning, and research.

The Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Department Director leads, shapes, and oversees the work of seven professionals and nine support staff distributed across three library facilities. The PSE Department also has responsibility for coordinating services in the SMART Learning Commons, and providing leadership for the institutional repository and research services across the division. PSE staff have significant responsibilities in the areas of campus engagement, research services, teaching and learning including e-learning, content and collections management, and scholarly communication.

The PSE Director is a member of the Research and Learning (R&L) Directors group and the Libraries Leadership Council.  Qualifications include an ALA-accredited Masters degree in Library/Information Science, or equivalent combination of an advanced degree with relevant experience and a minimum of three years experience in progressively responsible positions within an academic library (or related) environment. A degree in a physical sciences or engineering field; or significant discipline-specific experience in an academic library is desirable.

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