Head, Fine Arts Library University of Virginia LibraryThe University of Virginia Library is seeking an innovative, energetic leader who will envision and direct the future of the Fine Arts Library; and aggressively evaluate, plan for and implement services that will ensure the integration of traditional activities with new technology in the Fine Arts Library of the future.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Arts and Media Library Services, the Head of the Fine Arts Library manages the services, collections and operations for the Fine Arts Library.
The full posting can be found at http://www.lib.virginia.edu/HR/faculty.html.
Qualifications: Required: Master's degree in library science or a related field. Supervisory and management experience. A demonstrated understanding of current issues in academic libraries and visual resources 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: Second Master's degree in an arts-related field.
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 January 30, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled.
Send in print or electronic format, a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses (including e-mail), and phone numbers of three references to:
Mr. Alan R. Napier (firstname.lastname@example.org), Director of Library Human Resources,
Alderman Library, PO Box 400876, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4114.
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