The University of Virginia Library celebrates diversity and is looking for applicants committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and workplace. As a futures-oriented library that embraces change, the University Library seeks employees with the capacity to thrive in an environment that values innovation, adaptability, creativity and teamwork in the face of changing needs and priorities.
The successful candidate will:
Develop services and collections in Clemons Library that align with the University Library’s strategic directions to enhance student learning and engage with faculty on emerging forms of scholarship. Assume administrative and managerial responsibility for all operations of Clemons Library. Work with Clemons staff to make the services of Clemons Library highly visible across grounds, performing outreach to U.Va faculty, deans, heads of institutes and centers.
Work closely with colleagues across the Library and the University in planning, resource-sharing, and coordination of programs or initiatives related to the fostering of student success through innovative teaching and enhanced learning.
Qualifications - Required: MLS or other advanced degree; Experience in designing and implementing library services that promote innovative teaching and enhance student success.
Demonstrated knowledge of how widely-used and emerging hardware, software, applications, resources and techniques within an academic environment can enhance and support teaching and learning. Demonstrated administrative ability, including a leadership role among diverse staff.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Qualifications - Preferred: Evidence of successful implementation of technological solutions to pedagogical and learning needs. Minimum of five years experience in higher education.
Technical expertise sufficient to understand issues relating to the design and implementation of technology services and to guide technical staff. Experience managing media collections and services. Experience in innovative library space design.
Applicants must apply through the University of Virginia online employment website at
The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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