The role of the Rutgers University Libraries (RUL) Leadership Team is to advance the mission, vision, and values of the Libraries in support of the university’s mission. The Libraries Leadership Team is comprised of the Libraries senior leaders, including elected representatives from the Libraries faculty and staff. Its major responsibilities include stewardship of collections, ensuring high quality services, and fostering a forward-thinking, inclusive organizational culture. It is a collaborative body responsible for understanding and balancing local and system-wide needs and for making recommendations to inform the University Librarian’s decision-making process and advocacy efforts. The RUL Leadership Team sets the strategic direction of the Libraries with input from the university community, library personnel, and the public. It also establishes the Libraries priorities and communicates the rationale for these to all associated stakeholders. The work of the Leadership Team is predicated on the Libraries stated values and principles.