Administration, Education, Higher Education

Dean, Mary Couts Burnett Library

  • Texas Christian University
  • Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University (TCU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Mary Couts Burnett Library (the Library). TCU seeks a collaborative, strategic, and visionary champion of the Library’s service-centered and adaptive legacy, dedicated to the academic and scholarship needs of the University. The next Dean will have the opportunity to lead and build upon the Library’s innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented focus that enhances the faculty, students, and community experience across the University.

A private university located in Fort Worth, Texas, TCU is classified as a top 100 National University by U.S. News and World Report and has a Carnegie Classification of R2: Doctoral Universities – High Research Activity. TCU has a $2.4 billion endowment and enrolls over 12,200 students, employs over 700 full-time faculty, and has a student to faculty ratio of 14:1. The Mary Couts Burnett Library employs 52 full-time staff and enables TCU in support of a robust teacher-scholar model that integrates teaching and research to benefit undergraduate and graduate students. The 2023 Princeton Review Best 388 Colleges ranked TCU Library No. 7 on its list of Best College Libraries.

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The search committee for the TCU Dean of the Mary Couts Burnett Library will begin accepting nominations and reviewing applications immediately. Requested application materials include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, and list of five professional references. References will not be contacted without explicit permission. Although applications will be welcomed until a new dean is selected, for best consideration candidates should submit materials by January 6, 2023, to the following address:

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