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Director, UConn Waterbury Campus Library, Waterbury, CT

The UConn Library seeks a collaborative and people-focused leader to serve as director of the UConn Waterbury Campus Library.  The Waterbury Campus Library serves students, faculty, and staff advancing research, teaching, learning and student success. The Director partners with the Waterbury campus and UConn Library staff at all campuses to envision, sponsor, and enact services and programming for the UConn Waterbury campus and community.  

This position is ideal for the individual who thrives on establishing and maintaining strong professional relationships that interconnect multiple groups to strengthen and advance our work. The Director will work onsite to oversee the Library’s operations and to promote and represent the work of the Library.  

Along with all UConn Library personnel, the UConn Waterbury Library Director will demonstrate respect in all interactions within the Library and across the University and will exemplify the UConn Library values of kindness and trust, curiosity and inquiry, equity and inclusion, and having fun. 

About the Campus 

At UConn Waterbury, you’ll get all the benefits of a prestigious public research university in a small college setting.  For more than 70 years, UConn Waterbury has opened the doors to educational access and excellence for thousands of Connecticut residents.  UConn Waterbury is proud to be designated federally as a Minority Serving Institution (both Asian American and Native America Pacific Islander Serving Institution [AANAPISI], and Hispanic Serving Institution [HSI]).  Today, the campus is located in a leading-edge facility in the heart of Waterbury’s revitalized downtown.  

UConn Waterbury promotes the personal growth of students of all ages and economic circumstances through intellectual achievement, enhanced leadership skills, and workforce development. The campus provides access to lifelong learning and community engagement through its academic programs and provides entry to the more than 110+ undergraduate programs available at the University of Connecticut.  

UConn’s faculty and staff are a critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.   

About the Position

This is a full-time position based on the UConn Waterbury campus in Waterbury, Connecticut. The University offers outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn and a highly desirable work environment. The salary range for this position is $76,897 to $111,962 

Salary and rank are dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience. 

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. 

Please apply online at, Search #496946 to upload a cover letter, detailed resume, and contact information for three professional references

Nominations and inquiries should be sent in confidence to [email protected] by November 17, 2022. To ensure full consideration, inquiries and applications should be submitted November 27, 2022.