Director - Library - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Director - Library


The successful candidate will develop a vision of library services, and have knowledge of all aspects of library operations including contemporary library practices, trends and emerging technologies. The candidate must lead in the library’s role in academic programs that provides quality and innovative educational content and learning spaces, supports faculty and student teaching and learning, and responds to advances in technology that drives information access and usage.

Job Requirements



Master’s degree in Library Science from anALA accredited institution with five years of progressively responsible experience is required. Strong understanding of library trends particularly with technology and digital collections.

Utah Valley University is a comprehensive and expanding university with 66 bachelor’s degrees and three master’s degreeswhile retaining its community college role. With over 30,000 students, UVU is expected to enroll 40,000 students by 2020. The library building, opened in 2008, contains 200,000 SF. UVU also has two branch campus library sites. The library holds over 400,000 print and electronic volumes, over 70,000 digital journals, and 20,000 media items.   Library personnel include 13 librarians, 23 staff, and 30 student assistants with a budget of approximately $3.3 million. Statewide consortium membership in the Utah Academic Library Association (UALC) provides statewide database purchases as well as statewide library access for all higher education students. Through UALC, the library is an active member in the Mountain West Digital Library ( as well.


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Keyword Phrases

  • Director - Library
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 5-7 years
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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