Associate Director for Organizational Design, Equity, & Talent - NC State University Libraries


The Associate Director for Organizational Design, Equity, & Talent provides vision and leadership for a comprehensive and strategic human resources program for the Libraries. The Associate Director has administrative responsibility for the design, development, deployment, and measurement of talent acquisition and programs that facilitate professional development and continuous learning of employees across the organization, including onboarding, employee training and development, leadership and management development, succession planning, performance management, change management, and employee engagement initiatives. They advance and provide leadership for a wide range of equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. They also oversee the Libraries Fellows program, a nationally renowned post-masters residency. They serve on the University’s HR  Advisory Committee and represent the Libraries in regional and national forums. As a member of the Libraries’ senior administrative team, the Associate Director participates in library planning, policy development, resource allocation, and personnel management and serves as a Directors Council liaison to a variety of committees and task forces. NC State University librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS, MIS, or equivalent advanced degree. Significant and progressively responsible, relevant professional experience. Demonstrated understanding of the work of librarians and library staff in a research library setting. Experience leading equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives; cross-cultural awareness. Demonstrated ability to make strategic connections between library operations and HR systems. Ability to develop and articulate a vision for programs, practices, and processes that connect diversity, equity, and inclusion practices with organizational culture and success. Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated record of ongoing professional development and contribution.