Associate Dean (Academic) – Tenure-Track Position

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The Associate Dean (Academic) will work under the general direction of the Dean, University Libraries and Archives to provide vision and leadership in the planning, development, implementation and administration of liaison activities, user services, research services, and collection development – key integrated components of the academic lives of our students and faculty.The Associate Dean (Academic) provides leadership and mentorship across library units and working groups to enhance and expand excellent user-focused physical and digital services and experiences that advance both the University of Regina’s Strategic Plan (All Our Relations: kahkiyaw kiwâhkômâkaninawak) as well as the Archer Library’s supporting strategic objectives.


  • An ALA-accredited or equivalent Master’s degree in information/library science;
  • Management experience within the context of an academic or research library;
  • Demonstrated experience in developing library policy, articulating vision and providing leadership and direction towards achieving strategic goals;
  • Proven capacity to work flexibly within a management team;
  • Proven expertise, experience and/or publishing/presentation record in at least one of the following areas: public service delivery, collection management, or teaching, learning and research;
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of trends in evolving modes of teaching, learning, and research, collection development and use, and corresponding changes to library service delivery and use of emerging technologies;
  • Demonstrated experience in developing working partnerships with academic departments, other campus communities, and the broader community;
  • Evidence of highly developed interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communication skills

For the complete position description and full list of requirements please refer to the following:

Application Procedure: Applicants must apply through the University of Regina Human Resources Website (click on Academic Positions):

Competition is open until filled, however, screening of applicants will commence July 15, 2024.

The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For further information, please contact:

Brett Waytuck
Dean, University Libraries and Archives
Dr. John Archer Library and Archives
Regina, SK S4S 0A2

Compensation: $109,059 (Librarian IV base) to $131,319 (Librarian IV ceiling). Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic/professional qualifications.

University of Regina, Dr. John Archer Library & Archives
Regina , SK

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