Associate Director – Biomed Libraries, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine (Hanover, NH)

The Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries, part of the Geisel School of Medicine and the Dartmouth Libraries, seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented leader to be our Associate Director for Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries.

The Associate Director reports to the Associate Dean for Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries and is a member of its management team. This position is responsible for Education and Information Services and the public services provided to Geisel and Dartmouth Health communities. This includes outreach and engagement, planning programs and services, technology support, and creating programs to support initiatives at Geisel and Dartmouth Health.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides operational leadership for public services areas of the Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries to propose, develop, implement, and evaluate the core services based on the strategic goals of the Geisel School of Medicine, the Dartmouth Libraries, and Dartmouth College.
  • Directly oversees 5-8 staff members; conducts performance reviews; plans or directs activities among team members, resolves conflicts as necessary. Identifies and develops solutions to complex problems, requiring substantial analysis and knowledge. Key participant in the strategic planning efforts of the medical school and library.
  • Oversees the departments of Education and Information Services, including management of the library spaces, department staffing, and programs and services. Responsible for coordinating outreach and engagement efforts for the library to the Geisel and DH communities.
  • Advocates for staff, promoting a workplace culture of inclusion, equity, and belonging.

This opportunity comes at an exciting time. Geisel and the Dartmouth Libraries have launched strategic plans, and our libraries are positioned as strategic partners in research, education, and clinical efforts.

Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications; minimum $108,700. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; comprehensive health care; retirement plans, including Fidelity and TIAA; and relocation assistance.

The Libraries and Geisel School of Medicine
The Health Sciences and Biomedical Libraries consist of the Dana Biomedical Library on the medical school’s Hanover campus and the Matthews-Fuller Health Sciences Library at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC). Our mission is to provide health and life sciences information resources and services that advance research and scholarship, education, and patient-care activities.

The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, founded in 1797, strives to improve the lives of the people it serves: students, patients, and local and global communities. Its vision is to be a values-driven leader in education, research, and professional practice. The Dartmouth Libraries support the students, staff and faculty of the School of Arts & Sciences, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, the Geisel School of Medicine, and the Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies.

Dartmouth College and DHMC are located in the neighboring towns of Hanover and Lebanon in the picturesque Upper Connecticut River Valley on the New Hampshire and Vermont border. Dartmouth is surrounded by a vibrant, academic, and professional community offering excellent public schools, a lively arts scene, a rural setting with great natural beauty, and delicious local produce and artisanal foods. Amenities associated with urban areas of Boston, New York City, and Montreal are within a few hours’ drive.

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Review of applications will begin as received. Priority consideration will be given to those submitting applications by July 19, 2024; applications will be accepted until position is filled. For the complete position description and to apply online go to:

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

– Posted 6/10/24