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Head of Research Services, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA


The Caltech Library is seeking a Head of Research Services to provide leadership in designing and implementing a research service vision that responds to current and emerging needs at Caltech and that leverages the strengths of an institution of Caltech’s size and prominence. Under the supervision of the University Librarian, this position will oversee the continued development of the Library’s reference, instruction, outreach, and research support programs. Additionally, the Head will be a leader, both on campus and in the greater library community, for scholarly communication, open access and publishing, and open science initiatives. A key member of the Library’s executive leadership team, the Head of Research Services supervises a team of 8+ FTE, including librarians and staff.

This is a campus critical position. An employee designated as campus critical is expected to be aware of the campus emergency management plan and to report to campus as soon as possible to assist in campus wide response and recovery efforts.

How to Apply:

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