Associate Dean/Head Librarian

The Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester invites applications for a full-time position as the Associate Dean/Head Librarian of the Sibley Music Library. Applicants must have a master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program. In addition, graduate study (PhD or DMA preferred) in music history, theory, music education, performance, or a related field is required. We are seeking applicants who can provide dynamic vision and leadership to the largest collegiate music library in North America, plan for the future of the library in a rapidly changing environment, and serve the needs of students, faculty, staff, and visiting scholars. Applicants must have a minimum of five years of administrative experience in a music research library, including collection development, staff supervision, strategic planning, fund development, and budget management.

For a full description of the position and list of application requirements, please click here: Sibley Librarian – full description and application requirements

Review of applications begins on 21 February 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, please submit PDFs of a cover letter and curriculum vitae to SibleyLibrarianSearch@esm.rochester.edu (please indicate “Sibley Librarian Search” followed by your name in the subject line) and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the same address.

The Eastman School of Music seeks to create a musical community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourage applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. We likewise favor applicants with a commitment to a global perspective and to issues of diversity in higher education.