Executive Director – Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Libraries – Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is seeking an Executive Director of Libraries that will provide leadership for the library and assure alignment with the vision, mission and strategic plan of the University.  The Executive Director must have a proven ability to interact effectively and productively with diverse individuals and groups.  The Executive Director of the Libraries will provide a clear vision of the evolving role of the Libraries and how they directly support the strategic initiatives and intellectual core of the university.  As the chief administrative officer of the TTUHSC Libraries, the Executive Director reports to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The TTUHSC Libraries of the Health Sciences compose one integrated library system that serves the needs of TTUHSC students, faculty and staff in academic programs across all schools and campuses, as well as those enrolled in distance education programs.  The library system includes three physical locations and extensive electronic resources accessible through secured remote access.  The central administration of the TTUHSC Libraries is located in the Preston Smith Library of the Health Sciences in Lubbock.  Other physical sites include the Harrington Library of the Health Sciences in Amarillo and the Library of the Health Sciences in Odessa.

The TTUHSC library system has collections in excess of 321,000 bound volumes; more than 62,000 electronic books; subscriptions to more than 24,000 electronic journals; and access to more than 500 electronic databases.

Minimum Qualifications:

Educational requirement: A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Sciences from an accredited American Library Association Program or an international equivalent

Prior Experience:  The candidate is required to have at least 5 years of progressive and accomplished experience in library administrative/leadership roles that include significant responsibilities for budgetary oversight and resource planning, preferably in an academic health sciences library or similar setting

Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience

Special Instructions to Applicants

Texas Tech University Health Sciences center requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Please apply online at http://careers.texastech.edu and search for Req# 2908BR.

The TTUHSC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer