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Electronic Resources Manager

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Working Title: Electronic Resources Manager

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: University of Virginia Library

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-10-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia Library seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of Electronic Resource Manager.
The University Library connects users with the resources necessary to support research, teaching, and instruction in numerous subject areas. The Electronic Resource Manager supports that mission by providing oversight of the library's numerous digital collection. This incumbent provides the strategic planning and leadership, as well as the technical skills and analysis, necessary to achieve this goal. The Electronic Resources Manager maintains key e-resource information systems and will be responsible for the production and dissemination of statistics related to resource acquisition and usage. They manage the Continuing Resources Team responsible for the acquisition, cataloging, and maintenance of ongoing resources, including databases, as well as digital and print serial subscriptions and standing orders. The incumbent will also maintain numerous relationships, working closely with external vendors, UVa faculty and students, and staff from across the library system. This Electronic Resource Manager collaborates with other Library staff to ensure cost-effective, efficient, and ethical customer service to support the University's mission.


A Master's degree in Library Science, Computer Science or a related field is required. Previous experience in Library public or technical services with E-resource components, or maintaining information systems is required, experience gained while pursuing a degree will be considered. Applicants must demonstrate leadership or management in a work setting. The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, with a wide range of groups and individuals, both internal and external to the Library.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624003. Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.

For questions about this position or the application process please contact Rhiannon O'Coin at [email protected]

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, with a wide range of groups and individuals, both internal and external to the Library.

Ability to work independently and flexibly, prioritize work and resolve complex problems.

Ability to work as member of a team.

Knowledge of basic library operations.

Proven ability to supervise and lead teams.

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