• New York University, Division of Libraries
  • New York , NY
  • Education - Post Secondary
  • Full-Time
  • 19 W Houston St


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Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning, and Engagement NYU's Division of Libraries seeks a creative, strategic, and
thoughtful Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning, and Engagement to
lead a range of forward-looking, user-focused services in support
of NYU Division of Libraries' instruction and outreach
activities.? This is a newly-configured position focused on
enhancing the Libraries' engagement with NYU's faculty, students,
staff, and larger global community by providing effective,
responsive services to meet evolving user information, teaching,
and learning needs.? Reporting directly to the Dean of the
Division of Libraries and serving as a member of the Library's
Senior Leadership Team, the Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning,
and Engagement will work across the organization to establish
strategic priorities, allocate resources, make personnel decisions,
set policies, and make strategic and operational decisions.
The Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning, and Engagement will
provide visionary leadership for advancing the instructional and
outreach priorities of the Division of Libraries. The
incumbent will lead a new unit that brings together undergraduate
teaching, graduate teaching, online instruction, instructional
design, reference services, and programming and outreach. The
Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning, and Engagement will form
partnerships within and beyond the NYU community in order to create
an expansive service strategy for the Division of Libraries as a
vital collaborator in NYU's institutional mission of producing and
sharing research, teaching, and creative expression with a global
impact.
The Division of Libraries engages with a broad community and
values the diverse experiences, backgrounds, skills, and interests
of its community members. The incumbent must therefore be
committed to creating an inclusive culture of equity and belonging
in which all NYU community members can flourish.? For more
information on NYU Division of Libraries' mission and values,
please visit
Responsibilities:

Establishing collaborative strategies to create a robust,
responsive, and coherent Division of Libraries outreach portfolio
that supports teaching and learning in NYU's academic departments,
centers, institutes, interdisciplinary programs, and its community
partners.
Cultivating Division of Libraries partnerships with teaching,
learning, and outreach offices across NYU, including NYU's global
sites and our NYU libraries in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.
Developing the Division of Libraries as a hub of
forward-looking, critical learner-centered pedagogy and a convener
of communities of practice around teaching and learning across the
university.
Creating new user-centered programs to enhance student success
and assessing their effectiveness.
Highlighting the Division of Libraries collections, services,
and expertise in order to engage with audiences with a diversity of
interests.
Providing strategic leadership and vision for teams of
instructional, reference, and outreach experts and librarians
consisting of 20+ FTE.
Representing the Division of Libraries on NYU-wide committees
and task forces focused on teaching, learning, student success,
outreach, and engagement.
Advocating for and cultivating an environment of diversity,
inclusion, belonging, and equity.
Fostering the professional growth of Division of Libraries'
faculty and staff.
Creating a culture that encourages and rewards
creative-thinking and inclusive collaboration.
Participating as a member of the Division of Libraries' Senior
Leadership Team in shared decision-making around personnel actions,
resource management, and development of policies for all Division
operations and services.
Representing the Division of Libraries locally, nationally, and
internationally on matters related to teaching, learning, and
engagement.
Collaborating with other Division of Libraries' Senior
Leadership Team members to pursue external funding for the Division
of Libraries.

Qualifications:
Minimum:

Knowledge of the evolving educational and engagement landscapes
in higher education with an understanding of the research library's
role in that environment.
Understanding of and interest in educational technology and its
applications in a research library.
Demonstrated ability to articulate vision, set directions, and
accomplish initiatives in rapidly changing environments.
Proven leadership, management, and interpersonal skills which
encourage teamwork, collaboration, and relationship building.
Demonstrated commitment to the creation of diverse, inclusive
cultures of equity and belonging.
Strong commitment to staff engagement and development.
Superior written and oral communication skills.
Minimum seven years of relevant professional experience
creating educational and outreach programs in collaboration with
diverse stakeholders in academic libraries or related institutions,
with increasing administrative responsibility.
Minimum of five years' experience supervising and mentoring
staff.
A Master's degree in a relevant subject area, e.g., an
ALA-accredited MLS in library or information science. Note: To be
considered for tenure, the successful candidate must have completed
two advanced degrees, one of which must be an ALA-accredited
MLS.

Preferred:

Second graduate degree.
Experience in evaluating and assessing services.
Experience with initiating grant opportunities and/or working
on grant-funded projects.

The Division of Libraries seeks those who have
demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of diversity,
inclusion, and equity.? NYU Division of Libraries encourages
all candidates for the Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning, and
Engagement to supply statements demonstrating their commitment to
inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging as part of their
application.
Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity
Policy Statement:
NYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a
policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its
recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage,
caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed,
disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial
status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital
status, military status, national origin, parental status,
partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics,
pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment
status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.
Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual
orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and
veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all
levels.
Salary/Benefits: Faculty status at Assistant
Curator, Associate Curator, or Curator rank, attractive benefits
package including five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate
with experience and background.
To Apply: ?To ensure consideration, submit
your CV and letter of application, including the name, address, and
telephone number of three references to:
References will not be contacted until finalists have been
informed. Review of applications will begin August 12, 2019. The Chronicle of Higher Education.Category: Education, Keywords: Dean
Associated topics: assistant vice president, associate dean, associate director, executive, executive manager, initiative, leadership, manage, president provost, vice president

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