MU Vice Provost for Libraries & University Librarian


University of Missouri-Columbia

Job Summary

The University of Missouri-Columbia (“Mizzou” or “MU”) seeks a dynamic, innovative, and visionary leader to serve as the next Vice Provost for Libraries & University Librarian. The next Vice Provost will be joining the institution during a period of incredible growth and opportunities. During the past three years, the University of Missouri has achieved historic highs in student success (retention, graduation, and placement rates), research expenditures, state appropriations and alumni support. The next Vice Provost will have the opportunity to support these areas of excellence by enhancing the opportunities, activities, and initiatives of MU Libraries and acting as an advocate and catalyst for an integrated libraries vision for one of the most comprehensive universities in the United States. MU is a member of the AAU and is designated as a Carnegie R1 and Land-Grant University. It is home to numerous major research centers and the world’s first journalism school. The University is also one of only six public universities in the country with schools or colleges of engineering, medicine, veterinary medicine, agriculture, arts and science, law, and a powerful research reactor all on one campus. MU is centrally located in Columbia, Missouri, a place consistently ranked as one of America’s best places to live.

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