Job Opportunities, Claremont Colleges Library
Librarian & staff positions
Associate Dean of the Library
Position Summary: This newly-created position offers an extraordinary opportunity for a passionate, energetic, inspiring, skilled, and experienced librarian to join its leadership team in transforming the library into a vibrant, exciting, and user-driven physical and virtual center for teaching, learning, and research. Reporting to the newly-appointed A.J. McFadden Dean of the Library, and working closely with other members of the leadership team, the successful candidate will initially manage a comprehensive strategic planning effort that will engage the faculty and students of the colleges in envisioning dynamic new directions for their library. In addition, the Associate Dean will have ongoing responsibility for a wide range of senior administrative leadership and management functions.
The Claremont Colleges
Located at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in the city of Claremont, California (population 36,500), 35 miles east of Los Angeles, The Claremont Colleges are a geographically contiguous set of seven private colleges: five top-ranked liberal arts undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions. The Claremont Colleges comprise a diverse academic community dedicated to fostering achievement, leadership, and life-long critical thinking and are uniquely configured to support and encourage interdisciplinary study. The Claremont Colleges Library, a member of the Claremont University Consortium, The Colleges' supporting organization, is partners with The Claremont Colleges in learning, teaching, and research. We are committed to fostering intellectual discovery, critical thinking, and life-long learning. Accordingly, the Library ties our academic community to varied cultural and scholarly traditions by offering user-centered services, building collections, developing innovative technologies, and providing an inviting environment for study, collaboration, and reflection.
The Claremont University Consortium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.