Assistant Director for Scholarly Resources & Services, Interdisciplinary Studies, Colby College, Waterville ME

Colby College Libraries invites applications for the position of Assistant Director for Scholarly Resources & Services (SRS), Interdisciplinary Studies Librarian. The Assistant Director leads a team of seven librarians whose primary mission is to support faculty and student research in an innovative teaching and learning environment. Responsibilities include establishing group strategic priorities, fostering a collegial and collaborative environment within the SRS group and with other Library and campus partners, and representing SRS to appropriate groups within the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) consortium.


This position reports directly to the Director of Libraries and is a member of the Libraries' Leadership Team which, along with the Director, provides vision in moving the Libraries forward to best serve the research and scholarship needs of our students and faculty. 


The successful candidate will also work to support faculty and students in interdisciplinary programs specifically and in the social sciences more broadly, providing information literacy and research instruction, individual consultations, assistance in development of programming for a new center for teaching and learning, and assistance in collection development.


Preferred start date is July 1, 2014.


Applicants should address their materials to the chair of the Search Committee, Director of Libraries Clem Guthro, and send the following electronically in PDF format to Stephanie Frost (

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