Dean of Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair, University of Houston Libraries

  • Post Date:May 22, 2020
  • Apply Before: July 31, 2020
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  • Offered Salary 100,000 and above
    Employer Name University of Houston Libraries
Job Description

The University of Houston invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair. The University seeks a dynamic, visionary leader for the UH Libraries, who will advance the University’s mission of research and teaching by ensuring the provision of outstanding and innovative library services to all its users. The Dean reports directly to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and is a member of the Council of Deans.

The University Libraries currently employs more than 69 professionals and 100 FTE support staff. The Libraries enjoys an endowment of more than $7 million, including four endowed positions. The UH Libraries’ 2017-2021 Strategic Plan reflects the University’s top priorities and positions the Libraries to be an essential contributor to these priorities.

The University of Houston is a publicly supported university, enrolling more than 45,000 students in 15 colleges, and is home to one of the most diverse student populations in the nation. Within the past decade, the University has achieved elevation to Tier One research university status, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, established a College of Medicine in 2018, and improved graduation rates 10 points in 10 years. Currently in the third year of a capital campaign, UH has raised more than $1 billion.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. For a full position profile or to submit inquiries, nominations, and applications, including CV or resume with cover letter, please email:

Beverly Brady


Isaacson, Miller

263 Summer Street

Boston, MA 02210

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the university prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.