The Office of the Director (OD) provides guidance, leadership, and direction necessary to fulfill the agency’s mission. IMLS understands the importance of having a diverse workforce. It is our goal that IMLS reflect the image of America in all of our program areas and throughout our workforce, including our supervisory, management, and leadership positions.
The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) facilitates public-private partnerships, promotes interagency cooperation, and proposes programs that enhance arts, humanities, museums, and library services across the country.
The Office of Library Services (OLS) supports the recruitment, training, and development of library staff, boards, and volunteers, helping to grow a skilled, professional workforce. OLS enhance library resources that foster early, digital, information, health, financial, media, civic, and other types of literacies, and encourages library and museum professionals and institutions to share and adopt best practices and innovations.
The Office of Museum Services (OMS) supports the recruitment, training, and development of museum staff, boards, and volunteers, helping to grow a skilled, professional workforce. OMS enhances museum resources that foster early, digital, information, health, financial, media, civic, and other types of literacies.
Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) is responsible for the financial leadership of IMLS. This includes responsibility for all IMLS disbursements and accountability processes, as well as management and coordination of OPM planning, budgeting, and analysis.
The Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO) provides operational and strategic IT services for the agency. The office is responsible for all information technology support to include security, helpdesk operations, technology direction and insertion, and maintains a robust enterprise infrastructure.
The Office of Chief Operating Officer (OCOO) maintains agency operations, develops strategies to improve management practices and introduces more efficiency in agency operations.
The Office of Communications (OC) is responsible for coordinating a comprehensive effort to inform the public of the Director’s goals, plans, and activities through various media outlets.
The Office of General Counsel (OGC) invests in policies and partnerships that address barriers to accessing museum and library collections, programs, and information. Attract, develop, and engage an effective and dedicated workforce, fostering innovation, collaboration, and learning.
The Office of Grants Policy and Management (OGPM) maximizes the effectiveness of IMLS’s grantmaking by ensuring the development and implementation of uniform grant policies, compliance with all federal requirements, and the creation of tools for the efficient management of applications, awards, and results derived from the work we support.
The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is committed to recruiting, developing and retaining a high quality, diverse workforce that will effectively achieve the agency’s mission, goals, and objectives.
The Office of Research and Evaluation (ORE) supports IMLS's efforts to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. ORE executes three key functions: policy research, evaluations, and surveys & data.