| Posting Summary: The Darden School of Business has an exciting opportunity for a professional to lead Darden's Camp Library. The Director, Camp Library manages all aspects of the operations including management of budget, program evaluation, development of new programs, operations and staff. |
Responsible for the overall direction, management and leadership of the Camp Library. Provides leadership in all library operations including staffing, program development, and space planning.
Leads the library staff to develop and administer a broad set of library services and programs that support the teaching, learning and research missions of the Darden School at the University of Virginia.
Collaborates and coordinates with other library services across the University.
Manages the collections, resources and services to meet the needs of Darden students, faculty and staff. This includes managing the purchasing of new items, identifying resources that can be cancelled, and opportunities for cost sharing partnerships within Darden, UVA and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Monitors trends in technology and analyze their viability in the Camp Library and develop new applications for Library operations and services.
Maintains strong relationships with key internal stakeholders (Darden faculty and students) to be sure Camp Library services are meeting their needs for research, job searches, and other activities.
Implements mechanisms to track impact of faculty research through services such as Web of Science or Google Scholar.
Represents the Camp Library within UVA and globally in professional and/or academic communities.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Master's degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: Post-graduate degree experience in the provision of library or information services in a university or corporate setting, with at least two of those years in a supervisory or administrative role.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Extensive - 7 years plus
Preferred Specific Experience: Minimum of 10 years post-graduate degree experience in the provision of library or information services in a university or corporate setting, with at least three of those years in a supervisory or administrative role.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience and demonstrated skill managing and motivating high performing teams.
Knowledge of, and deep experience with collection development and management (print and electronic) and facility with tools necessary to manage the selection and delivery of resources.
Demonstrated awareness of current and emerging trends in academic business libraries.
Ability to create innovative services as needed.
Evidence of competence in strategic planning and introducing and managing change in complex environments, along with budget planning and administration, human resources management, promoting marketing and brand awareness, database contract negotiations, and management in complex organizations.
Strong interpersonal skills to build and sustain interpersonal relationships with colleagues, stakeholders and customers.
Evidence of analytical, organizational, communication, project and time management skills.
Demonstrated ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and complete tasks and projects on time and within budget.
Commitment to a customer centered service model that is responsive to and anticipates the distinctive needs of faculty, students and alumni.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Suite, including Access Integrated Library Systems or other similar DBMS