Director, Biomedical Libraries at Dartmouth
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 12:00 AM

Title: Director, Biomedical Libraries at Dartmouth

Location: Hanover, New Hampshire

Department: Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries

Dartmouth College Library seeks an innovative, creative, and forward-thinking leader for the role of Director of Biomedical Libraries. The Director will have the opportunity to work within a vibrant community committed to innovation in medical education, public health, the biological sciences, and healthcare delivery. In this role, the Director:

  • Leads the strategic plan and innovation for the Biomedical Libraries
  • Promotes a vision for these Libraries in a dynamic environment
  • Works with senior colleagues of the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College Library and key partners across Dartmouth to ensure that planning for the Biomedical Libraries resonates with institutional vision, planning, and implementation
  • Advocates for the missions of the biomedical community to develop effective communication and relationships with faculty, students, and administrators in all constituent areas

Rank and Salary:
The position is part of the Dartmouth College Library Classification System of Professional Ranks. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; and relocation assistance.

About the Biomedical Libraries and the Geisel School of Medicine:
The Biomedical Libraries consist of the Dana Biomedical Library on the Medical School's Hanover campus and the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Our mission is to provide health and life sciences information resources and services that advance research and scholarship, education, and patient-care activities. The Biomedical Libraries' core priorities are:

  • Information: providing health and life sciences information that advances research and scholarship, education, and patient-care
  • Education: developing and implementing programs to train and educate faculty, staff, and students in the skills needed to effectively find, evaluate, and manage health and life sciences information
  • Collaboration: partnering with our clients, being familiar with their needs, and providing and promoting resources and services that meet those needs

The Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, founded in 1797, strives to improve the lives of the people it serves: students, patients, and local and global communities. The School builds healthier communities through innovations in research, education, and patient care. As one of America's top medical schools, the Geisel School of Medicine is committed to building new generations of diverse leaders who will help solve our most vexing challenges in healthcare. Geisel’s Five Guiding Principles are:

  • Create Leaders and Leadership
  • Students and Faculty First
  • Revitalize Education and Research
  • Reach Out and Connect Diverse People & Ideas
  • We Win Together as a Team

About Dartmouth:
Founded in 1769 and located in scenic Hanover, New Hampshire, Dartmouth is a private, four-year, coeducational undergraduate college with graduate schools of business, engineering and medicine and 16 graduate programs in the arts and sciences. Dartmouth's mission is to educate the most promising students and to prepare them for a lifetime of learning and of responsible leadership through a faculty dedicated to instructing and the creation of knowledge. At the heart of Dartmouth College is one of the oldest research libraries in the United States.

Nine libraries, distributed across various academic centers, house the multi-million volume collection and provide access to a rich array of digital resources supported by a technically robust networked environment. The Library's mission is to develop intellectual growth and advance the guiding and research missions of the College by supporting quality and innovation in education and research, managing and delivering scholarly content, and partnering in the development and dissemination of new scholarship.

Review of applications will begin as received and will continue as the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to those submitting applications by November 27. For the complete position description and to apply online go to:

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.