Smith College, the largest independent women’s college in the U.S., seeks a Director of Libraries to lead a period of transformational change as the College embarks on building the signature college library of the 21st century with the renowned designer, Maya Lin. The Director reports to the Provost and Dean of Faculty, ensuring full integration of the library with the College’s liberal arts mission. The intellectual heart of the campus, the Smith Library hosts a rich learning and research ecosystem, welcoming varied modes of knowledge-making by an increasingly diverse community of users.
The new Director will embrace this period of exciting transformation as an opportunity to convene a variety of stakeholders in the important work of redefining an academic library. Practitioner and scholar, strategist and visionary, implementer and spokesperson, Smith’s next chief librarian will be known as a national and international voice for the evolution of the modern research library as a versatile, multi-use venue of collaboration and discovery.