DATE ENTERED: December 5, 2017
POSITION: Collections & Technology Manager
LOCATION: Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Charlottesville, VA
APPLY BY: December 29, 2017 at 5pm EST.

Starting Salary:  The starting salary range is $58,656 to $65,811.20 annually.
Apply online at: www.charlottesville.org/jobs

GENERAL SUMMARY:  
This position, with the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, manages a major library department that includes the library's Technical Services Division, IT Services Division, and Collection Development.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:  

  • The Collections & Technology Manager is a management-level position in charge of a major library department that includes selection, ordering, cataloging, and processing of library materials;
  • Manages the library's Integrated Library System;
  • Purchases and maintains all library computers, printers, other hardware and software;
  • Prepares special and monthly reports for the Library Board of Trustees;
  • The manager is in charge of hiring and training within the department;
  • The manager plans the overall technological direction of the library and the integration of new technologies;
  • The manager interacts and negotiates with a variety of vendors and technology service providers;
  • Communication is an important aspect of this position as the manager serves as the library's liaison with the City of Charlottesville IT Department and vendors, and meets regularly with other library managers and staff;
  • The person in this position reports to the Library Director and may serve as Acting Library Director in the absence of the Director and Assistant Director;
  • The manager is ultimately responsible for oversight of the library's book budget and for the development and spending of the technology portions of the library's equipment and operating budgets.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Must have at least 4 years of related experience;
  • The ideal candidate for this position will have an MLS degree, with certification in Virginia;
  • Familiarity with MARC, AACR2, and RDA;
  • Familiarity with Innovative's Sierra system and SAP business management software is desirable;
  • Some familiarity with HTML desirable.  

To view the complete job posting and to apply, visit the website listed. Applications are only accepted online through our employment website and only until the closing date of the position. JMRL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.