Job Opportunity: Santa Clara University Library – Head of Research, Outreach and Inclusion

Santa Clara University seeks a creative, collaborative, and forward-thinking Head of Research, Outreach and Inclusion to lead the University Library’s research services, outreach programs, and library diversity and inclusion initiatives for the University community.  This includes working closely with the Associate University Librarian for Learning and Engagement to develop customized programs and services related to diversity and inclusion, with the Head of Access and Delivery Services to coordinate the delivery of research assistance services, and with the Head of Instruction & Assessment to integrate information literacy in targeted programs and initiatives. In addition, this position provides specialized research consultation, instruction, and collection development for undergraduate programs for two or three academic departments and serves on the Library Management Council.  The Head of Research, Outreach and Inclusion is the direct supervisor to subject librarians and reports to the Associate University Librarian for Learning & Engagement. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher education and in 2017 received the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award. The position is available starting on or after July 1, 2021. 

Potential candidates are invited to attend one of our informational webinars to learn more about the position, library, and University:

Confidentiality will be ensured, as the attendee list will be hidden. Live captioning will be provided.

Further inquiries may be directed to Nicole Branch, Co-Interim University Librarian and Associate University Librarian for Learning & Engagement (

Please see the full job announcement, and instructions for applying at–Outreach—Inclusion_R1278   

Applications received by June 4, 2021 will receive first consideration.

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.