Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is located 25 miles SW of Chicago. As a Catholic and Lasallian institution, we serve a diverse population of over 6500 undergraduate and graduate students at our main campus and our six satellite locations. Lewis University is a dynamic and growing institution, nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Colleges of Distinction.
Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is a vigorous and growing institution located 25 miles SW of Chicago. Lewis University provides students a liberal arts-based and career-focused education, engaging students in the exploration and creation of academic, professional and personal opportunities in a supportive community. Students, faculty and staff from all walks of life come together to challenge and support each other. Classes are offered in a variety of formats to nearly 6,600 students throughout multiple campuses in the Chicago region, in Albuquerque, N.M., and online. As a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition, our approach is values-based and ethically-focused.
The University is growing enrollment, initiating new programs of study including doctoral and masters degrees, and hiring additional faculty. Under the motto Achieve More Together, the University fosters collaboration among faculty, students and staff to engage in scholarly activities. Lewis University is an increasingly dynamic institution.
Recently the library has undergone a significant renovation that now includes co-located services including a writing center and technology support services for teaching and learning. There is a high level of support for continued renovation and redesign to further enhance the library’s prominence on campus as part of the University’s Strategic Plan 2012-2017.
Lewis University is seeking a creative, innovative, collaborative, visionary leader for the Library who will oversee the vibrant learning environment and will supervise and manage all aspects of operations. A proactive and experienced Director of the Library will work collaboratively across the university to develop a compelling vision for how the library can contribute to enhanced teaching and learning through a shared vision of library services. The Director will be politically astute working as a strategic partner with various administrators and faculty leaders across campus. The Director will also participate in outreach, marketing and collaboration across campus and in local, regional, and professional organizations and conferences.
For further information please see the web site: https://jobs.lewisu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52111 for job responsibilities and required qualifications.
Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that Lewis is a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment.
Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity. Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply.