Head, Music Library, University of Virginia LibraryThe University of Virginia Library seeks an innovative, energetic leader to provide vision and direction for the Music Library. The successful candidate will aggressively evaluate, plan and implement services that will ensure the integration of traditional services and collections with new technologies in the Music Library of the future.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Arts and Media Library Services, the Head of the Music Library is responsible for managing the services, collections and operations of the Music Library, and for working with colleagues throughout the library system to integrate music resources into the services and collections available for interdisciplinary use by the University community. 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. Understanding of current issues in academic libraries and sound-based 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 music, and familiarity with Western European or Asian languages.
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, 2005 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.
More information about the Library can be found at: http://www.lib.virginia.edu/.
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.