Associate University Librarian

Non-Tenure Track Faculty
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, California, USA

The Dudley Knox Library at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), in Monterey, California, is seeking outstanding candidates for Associate University Librarian (AUL).

Reporting to the University Librarian (UL), the AUL is delegated a portion of the UL’s responsibilities for programs, personnel, policy, or administration.  The Library is embarking on a major project to transition from multiple local systems to a unified web scale discovery, access and management system.  The AUL is responsible for ensuring that library policies and procedures are in place to efficiently support NPS resident and distributed academic and research programs.

With 3 direct reports and approximately 28 FTE library personnel, key responsibilities include: supervising library administrative, fiscal and systems staff; managing budgets, manpower, training, and physical facilities; and leading the collection and presentation of metrics used to assess the Library’s contributions to student learning and faculty productivity. The AUL represents the library by serving on campus and outside committees.

Minimum qualifications:

  • An earned American Library Association accredited Masters’ of Library and Information Science or business/management equivalent (such as Masters’ of Business Administration, Management, Public Affairs, or Public Administration)
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible experience at the department head level or above in an academic/research/special library or university setting
  • Demonstrated evidence of expertise in resource management and ability to articulate how emerging technologies influence library budgets, services, and staffing necessary to support graduate-level scholarship, teaching and research.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae plus an in-depth statement about their experience and capabilities.  Review of applications will begin 15 November and the position will remain open until filled.  Our desire to fill this position by early 2017.

Inquiries and applications should be sent (email preferred) to:

Ms Eleanor Uhlinger
University Librarian
Dudley Knox Library
Naval Postgraduate School
411 Dyer Road
Monterey, CA 93943

Phone: 831.656.2343
Library Website:
NPS Website:

The Naval Postgraduate School is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We encourage applications from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans. The applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. The Naval Postgraduate School offers a competitive salary and benefits.

NOTE:  IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, you are strongly encouraged to identify your Veterans’ Preference on your resume or elsewhere in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service).

Additional Veterans’ information:
If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor’s website:

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About Naval Postgraduate School

The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, NPS and the Department of Navy foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.

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