DATE ENTERED: June 16, 2021
POSITION: Collections & Technology Manager
LOCATION: Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Charlottesville, VA
APPLY BY: 07/09/2021 at 5:00 P.M.


Starting Salary:  The starting hiring amount is $59,238.40 to $77,001.60 for this position.
Apply online at: www.charlottesville.gov/jobs

GENERAL SUMMARY:  
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Collections & Technology Manager. This position manages a major library department of 9 staff that includes the library's Technical Services Division, IT Services Division, and Collection Development. To learn about our current technology resources, including databases, mobile apps, e-books, blogs, and more, visit the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library website at https://www.jmrl.org/.

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 budget.

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 information and to apply, visit the website listed. Applications are only accepted online through our employment website. JMRL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.