Envision yourself (or someone you know) as the new Chief of Library Access & Discovery Services at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C.
Consider working with current and future world leaders daily at NDU. The setting is lovely (at the confluence of the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers), the work is stimulating, the salary is attractive, and the benefits are robust.
NDU -which operates under the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Department of Defense-is composed of five colleges:
It is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
A non-residential graduate school, it primarily grants a 10-month Master's Degrees to mid-career officers (average age of 43) of superior and outstanding caliber from all branches of the military, as well as prominent foreign officers, and members of the United States and foreign diplomatic corps.
A sizeable staff of civilian research Librarians provides information literacy instruction, and delivers access to 600,000 print volumes, 105 electronic databases, 20,000 eJournals, and 125,000 eBooks, as well as Special Collections holding personal papers of modern military and diplomatic leaders (e.g. Colin Powell).
The Chief of Access & Discovery Services, reporting directly to the Dean of Library & Learning Center Services, has the following portfolio of duties:
Please see application details here:
The application process will involve your thoughtful written responses to some questions intended to ascertain experience and suitability for this unique position.
Please forward this notice to any potential candidates for their consideration.
Application deadline is March 12, 2020.
David GanszDean, Library & Learning Center ServicesNational Defense UniversityFort McNair, Washington, DC 20319-5062202-685-3470