Harvard Library Diversity StatementAcross the Harvard Library, our work is enriched by our diverse campus community. Our unique and wide-ranging abilities, experiences, and perspectives are integral to achieving Harvard University's mission of excellence in research, teaching, and learning for our patrons, our collections, and our workplace. We believe that an inclusive environment that cultivates and promotes understanding, respect, and collaboration across our diverse workforce enables our success. The Director of Learning and Teaching Services will promote and embody this commitment through his/her work and relationships.We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to apply to be a part of our community of over 700 staff members. Our work with faculty, students and researchers to explore answers to intellectual questions, enduring and new, and to seek solutions to the world's most consequential problems, requires that we not only reflect, but also champion our diverse society.Harvard Library inspires collaboration, reflection, experimentation, and discovery. Serving as an information hub, the Library connects users to related disciplines and to University-wide teaching resources. The Library engages users through curated discovery, digital collections, reimagined physical space, specialized research support, and delivers exceptional experiences to its user communities. Today, Harvard Library's holdings range from traditional print collections to rapidly expanding access to digital resources. Harvard Library provides the University's faculty, students, and researchers-now and in the future-with comprehensive access to these materials.Learn more about our contributions to the academic enterprise by visiting us at http://library.harvard.edu and about the Harvard University community at http://hr.harvard.edu/why-harvard.
The Harvard Library is a proud member of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance.
ALA accredited MLS or equivalent experience in academic library leadership.
Minimum of 8 years of experience, with at least 6 years of supervisory experience.
Experience as an instructor or providing instruction in collaboration with faculty in college/university-level courses.
Experience with curriculum development and outcomes assessment of student learning.
Experience in a research library
Experience building partnerships to enhance learning and student success.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to set priorities and to inspire staff to share and achieve them.
Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork and manage change in a fast-paced environment; experience supporting the professional development of staff.
A record of successful collaborative work in a complex or matrix environment where leadership by influence and consensus building are required.
Commitment to high-quality user experiences and innovative services.
Record of professional and/or scholarly accomplishments.