Monday, December 17, 2007

Head, Education Library

Head, Education Library
University of Virginia Library

The University of Virginia Library seeks an innovative, energetic leader to provide vision and direction for the Education Library.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Science, Engineering and Education Services, the Head of the Education Library is responsible for managing the services, collections and operations of the Education Library, and for working with colleagues throughout the library system to integrate education resources into the services and collections available for interdisciplinary use by the University community. The full ad can be viewed at

Qualifications: Required: Master's degree in library science or a related field. Three to five years in a library setting. Supervisory and management experience. Understanding of current issues in academic libraries and education collections. Familiarity with effective methods of instruction and scholarly research. Commitment to diversity and the ability to work with diverse groups of users and staff. Knowledge of related digital technologies, and the ability to effectively utilize information technology in library activities and operations. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Strong service orientation. Commitment to professional growth and the development and mentoring of library personnel. Preferred: Background in higher education or education librarianship

Salary and Benefits: Competitive depending on qualifications. This position has general faculty status with excellent benefits, including 22 days of vacation and TIAA/CREF and other retirement plans. Review of applications will begin on December 17, 2007 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must apply through the University of Virginia’s online employment website at Search by position number FP011, complete application, and attach cover letter and resume, with contact information for three current references. For assistance with this process, please contact the UVA Libraries Human Resources office at 434-924-3018.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations from members of underrepresented groups.

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