Stanford, CA: Asst Director for Operations, Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Job Opening Title: Assistant Director for Operations

Employer Name: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Job Location: Stanford, California

Application Deadline: Evaluation of prospective candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Stanford, California


Hoover Institution Library & Archives at Stanford University, the preeminent historical library and archive dedicated to documenting war, revolution, and peace in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, seeks an inaugural Assistant Director for Operations. Reporting to the Deputy Director of the Hoover Institution and the Director of the Library & Archives, the Assistant Director will provide oversight and strategic direction for the administrative and operations-related functions of the Library & Archives.

Serving as a key strategic and operational partner to the Director, the Assistant Director will oversee four key teams РPreservation, Description, Digital Systems and Services, and Research and Education Рand a budget of approximately $11M to ensure the collections are accessible to researchers across the globe. The successful candidate will be an experienced manager of teams and programs with a deep commitment to the mission of the Library & Archives. The Assistant Director is charged with increasing operational efficiencies, deepening collaboration across the organization, leading a dedicated team of top experts in their fields, and supporting the Director in the operational administration and prioritization of the Library & Archive’s strategic objectives.

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this important recruitment. All applications, inquiries, and nominations, which will remain confidential, should be directed to the search firm electronically at:

Andrew Lee, Partner

Claire Hennessey, Senior Associate

The Hoover Institution at Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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