The University of Virginia Library seeks qualified applicants for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. The University Library connects users with the resources necessary to support research, teaching, and instruction in numerous subject areas, and this position supports that mission by providing oversight of the Library's numerous digital collections. The incumbent provides the strategic planning and leadership, as well as the technical skills and analysis, necessary to achieve this goal. The Electronic Resources Librarian maintains key e-resource information systems and will be responsible for the production and dissemination of statistics related to resource acquisition and usage. They will advise the Collection Management Team on all issues related to 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. The Library anticipates this position will offer personal and professional development opportunities in supervision and management as the Library enters its third century of service with a major renovation of its main facility. The Electronic Resources Librarian collaborates with other Library staff to ensure cost-effective, efficient, and ethical customer service to support the University's mission.
Internal Number: R0006219
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.