Public Services Manager, Brown, Music, Physics & Math

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

ID: 7062322
Posted: November 13, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The University of Virginia Library seeks applicants for the position of Public Services Manager. The Public Services Manager will report directly to the Director of Service Strategies and is responsible for managing and overseeing Library services in Brown Science & Engineering, Music, Physics, and Math libraries. They will be responsible for staffing supervisions, and efficient operation of assigned service points. Responsibilities include designing, developing, and delivery of task-specific training to employees in the department. Writing procedural documentation for training staff and student assistants to provide Library-wide information, circulation, equipment, and reference services. The Public Services Manager works with various library stakeholders to assist in evaluating the existing use of spaces in the Brown, Music, Physics, and Math libraries and will recommend space improvements for these libraries. Together with Director of Service Strategies, they will establish policies for Library services and will meet regularly with Library service desk staff to ensure communication of policies across all libraries. This position will supervise student supervisors to ensure consistent and high quality student training and performance.

Required Qualifications:

ALA-accredited graduate degree in Library and Information Science OR an advanced degree in an appropriate discipline. A combination of relevant experience and education will be considered in lieu of a degree.
Preferred Qualifications:

3-5 years of substantial experience in one or more areas of access and information services in an academic library: circulation, reserves, stack maintenance.
Minimum 2 year’s supervisory experience
Substantial experience with an integrated library system (ILS)
Experience in managing an academic public services department.
Knowledge of online database searching, intermediate technology skills including Microsoft Office Suite, and familiarity with library and office equipment.
Versatile problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and consultation skills in order to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff.
Ability to learn new technologies and incorporate them into existing operations.
The anticipated hiring range is $60,000 - $70,000

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background prior to their first day of employment.





 

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