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University of Virginia Library: Reference and Instructional Technology Librarian

University of Virginia Library

Reference and Instructional Technology Librarian

The University of Virginia Library seeks a creative and energetic individual for the position of Reference and Instructional Technology Librarian.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Digital Services Manager in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, the Reference and Instructional Technology Librarian will be responsible for providing innovative reference, web management and instructional technology services in a variety of contexts in order to support the teaching, research and learning of the University community, particularly in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The full posting can be found at:

Qualifications: Required: Master's degree in library science or a related field. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated awareness of trends in instructional technology and the application of information technologies to library services; significant experience with HTML authoring and/or related software (e.g. Dreamweaver); demonstrated experience with website organization and development; willingness to work some evening and weekend hours; excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; strong service orientation; commitment to diversity and the ability to work with diverse groups of users and staff; commitment to professional growth and development. Preferred: Reading knowledge of a language other than English; prior experience providing reference services and instruction in an academic library environment and previous supervisory experience.

Salary and Benefits: Competitive depending on qualifications. This position has general faculty status with excellent benefits, including 22 days of vacation and TIAA/CREF and other retirement plans.

Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled.

Send in print or electronic format, a letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses (including e-mail), and phone numbers of three references to: Mr. Alan R. Napier, Director of Library Human Resources, Alderman Library, PO Box 400876, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4114. Email:


The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.
The University actively encourages applications and nominations from members of underrepresented groups.

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