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Director, Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play

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Duties and Responsibilities: The Strong seeks an experienced and energetic professional with a strong interest in collections development and twenty-first-century library and archival services to lead a team of professionals and volunteers in an organization that has a unique national educational mission and world-class library, archival, and museum collections.

The successful candidate must have superior oral and written communication skills, experience in and enthusiasm for working collaboratively in a team-based environment, capacity for strategic thinking and planning, and ability both to delegate and to lead by example.


  • Master’s degree in library science or archival management.
  • Significant experience managing libraries or archives, and preferably both.
  • Familiarity with major library and archival repositories with either the university or museum fields.
  • Strong interest in and experience with collections development.
  • Familiarity with key issues and practices in library and archives management, including cataloging and collections digitization and electronic user access.
  • Commitment to quality guest service.

Must consent to, and pass, a drug screen and criminal background check as conditions of employment. The Strong is a smoke-free campus and smoking is not allowed on museum property.

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