Fort McNair, D.C
May 17, 2022
May 20, 2022
Executive, Chief
Full Time

  • Provides leadership within the Library & Learning Center and works collaboratively across the University to plan and execute a dynamic program of support services designed to meet the current and emergent needs of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Serves as Chief of Academic Services Branch and a member of the Library & Learning Center's senior management team responsible for planning and managing a wide variety of Library & Learning Center services, including library public services, student and faculty research support, instructional services, collection development, course and curriculum support, and instructional design support.
  • Collaborates with the Dean of Library & Learning Center Services and other department chiefs and shares in planning, policy development, resource allocation, library assessment, and personnel management; contributes to the development of strategic initiatives; and plays a key role in developing a shared vision for the Library & Learning Center's future.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of determining appropriate workplace safety protocols, such as those related to masking, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • The individual must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.


To qualify for this position, you must:
  • Master's degree in Library Science, Instructional Design, Education/Adult Education or a closely related field.
  • Have supervisory and management experience at a college or university-level academic library or learning center.
  • Have experience planning, creating and evaluating education and training products, services and programs in a library or learning center environment.
  • Have demonstrated experience in fostering teamwork, collaboration and creativity within a team.
Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Education Requirement: Master's degree in Library Science, Instructional Design, Education/Adult Education or a closely related field.

Official transcripts will be required at time of selection to verify educational requirements are met.

Additional information

NDU has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security, and thrift savings; health, life, and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. NDU employees enjoy flexible work schedules, transit subsidy, and the opportunity to telecommute.

This is a Title 10 Excepted Service Appointment. Appointment is not to exceed 3 years with the possibility for extension. Applications for this vacancy require a narrative assessment questionnaire to be completed by each applicant and uploaded as a separate document with submission. The narrative questions are listed in the "How You Will Be Evaluated" section and must be completed as a separate document and uploaded with other required documents.

Background or Security Investigation: This is a Non-Critical Sensitive position which requires a background investigation. The individual selected for this position is required to obtain and maintain a Secret security determination to occupy a Non-Critical Sensitive position within the agency as a condition of employment.

Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 18 months.

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