[Asis-l] CUA SLIS Dean Search

Hsieh-Yee, Ingrid P. Hsiehyee at cua.edu
Tue Nov 19 10:47:22 EST 2002

This position announcement is posted on behalf of the Dean Search
Committee of The Catholic University of America. Please contact Dr.
Ingrid Hsieh-Yee (hsiehyee at cua.edu) if you have any questions. Thank

Ingrid Hsieh-Yee
Associate Professor
Washington, D.C.  20064

CUA SLIS Dean Search

Job Description: Dean, School of Library & Information Science

The Catholic University of America invites applications for the position
of dean of the School of Library & Information Science. This
ALA-accredited school, located in the Nation's capital, enrolls 270 full
time and part time students on the Washington campus, at the Library of
Congress, & at three sites in Virginia. It offers graduate programs
including a master's degree, post-master's certificate in library and
information science, & joint degrees with law, musicology, history,
English, biology, Greek & Latin, & religious studies.

The school seeks a dean with the commitment and vision to lead the
school through a period of expansion in enrollments and programs. The
dean administers & coordinates the activities of the school & reports to
the Provost; provides leadership in teaching & research; articulates the
mission of the school to internal & external constituencies; maintains
strong liaisons with a wide range of campus & professional
constituencies; and actively engages in fund raising & grant seeking
activities to support students, faculty, and programs.

Required qualifications include:
	>A record of academic achievement commensurate with a senior
level faculty appointment;
	>Experience in academic administration including management of
fiscal & human resources;
	>A clear commitment to collaborative leadership and excellence
in teaching, research and professional service;
	>A commitment to cultural diversity & equal opportunity;
	>A commitment to the mission of The Catholic University of
America as a religious institution of higher learning & an understanding
of issues important to Catholic identity;
	>An earned doctorate in library and information science or a
closely related field, or commensurate background.
The dean should have a strong interest in the school's distance learning
education program, appreciate interdisciplinary research, & be willing
to make a long-term commitment to the school.

Nominations & applications from serious candidates are invited.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, full vitae, & names of
three references to Dr. Elaine R. Walter, Chair, Search Committee for
Dean SLIS, c/o Office of the Provost, The Catholic University of
America, Washington DC, 20064. Electronic applications may be sent to:
waltere at cua.edu

Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2003, and continue until
the position is filled.  Information on the school & University can be
found at  http://slis.cua.edu and http://www.cua.edu/

The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the
Catholic Church as a national university & center of research &
scholarship. Regardless of their religious affiliation, all faculty are
expected to respect & support the University's mission. The Catholic
University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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