The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) seeks a senior leader with energy, drive, tact, and tenacity to serve as Director of the Center for Library Initiatives (CLI).
Reporting to the Executive Director of the CIC, the CLI Director works in concerted action with the CIC university librarians to leverage institutional resources and collections (both print and digital); to provide access to information resources; to advance library-based strategies in support of CIC academic initiatives; and to enhance opportunities for collaborative services in the CIC libraries. The CLI Director is responsible for advancing this broad library cooperative agenda. As a member of the CIC headquarters Executive Team, the Director also works closely with the Executive Director and other Team members to set strategic priorities, establish operating policies, and develop and sustain a high-performing collaborative culture.
The CIC offers a highly collegial headquarters office and the ability to work with some of the best leaders in American higher education. The staff has a genuine appreciation for research universities in general, and the CIC universities in particular. Skilled in synthesizing information from many discussions into focused areas for action, the CIC team possesses the abilities to distinguish great ideas from the mediocre, deftly handle both concepts and personalities; and have the wherewithal to move projects from idea to action with autonomous groups and individuals.
For more on the position, see the full job description. Please visit CLI's homepage for an overview of current initiatives.
CIC Org Chart 9-1-2015