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Staff Position Open at Cowles Library

Assistant to the Dean and Manager, Library Support Operations


Drake University’s Cowles Library invites applications for an Assistant to the Dean and Manager, Library Support Operations.  The individual in this staff position will lead a staff-team in support of both library administrative and service functions and activities. This individual will be a member of the Library Management Council (LMC), and will directly support the Dean, and the three Library Program Coordinators (Collections, Instruction -Services, and Special Collections/Archives). This individual will serve as a peer to, and work in close coordination with library user services and library systems operations.  This individual will serve as the primary operational liaison to Drake administrative and support offices.

Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience, with a range starting at $50,000.  Please submit an application letter addressing qualifications, current vita, and contact information including email addresses of references to Hire Touch at Select Cowles Library and follow the instructions to apply and upload requested materials.  Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Drake University is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation.

More details (including full job description) are available: More information about Drake University’s work environment, employee benefits, and the greater Des Moines area can be accessed at

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