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OrganizationJefferson Madison Regional Library (JMRL)
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJuly 9, 2021
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$59,238.40 to $77,001.60
Phone(434) 979-7151


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.

Job 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.

Skills Required

Should have a thorough knowledge of library principals, methods, techniques and procedures; the ability to lead, plan and supervise the work of others; tact and courtesy; and have good professional judgment.