Head, Budget, Acquisitions and Discovery Services

Richmond, Virginia
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Created: April 23, 2018


The University of Richmond Libraries invites applications for the position of Head, Budget, Acquisitions and Discovery Services. Reporting to the University Librarian as part of the University of Richmond Libraries’ senior administrative team, the Head, Budget, Acquisitions and Discovery Services serves as the strategic financial partner and chief financial steward for the University of Richmond Libraries by overseeing the library’s work in acquiring, processing, cataloging and accessioning collections. Provides and pursues exemplary, data- and assessment-informed stewardship of library funds, which exceed $7million annually. Directs staff responsible for licensing and purchasing materials for the collections, cataloging, metadata and systems support for discovery of collections. Advances the mission of the organization, and ensures that the organization’s staff receive high quality administrative support in a manner compliant with University policies and procedures. Directs and plans the comprehensive business affairs of the Libraries, including management and analysis of Library Division budgets, financial results, and regulatory compliance.

Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our School of Arts & Sciences anchors Richmond as a nationally ranked liberal arts university. A ranked business school, the nation’s first school of leadership studies, a highly respected law school, a nationally recognized international education program and the community-focused School of Professional and Continuing Studies build on that strong foundation and make this university something unique.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE 

Please apply online at https://hr.richmond.edu/careers/ and browse the openings, select the position, and attach requested documents. The onsite interview with finalists will include a presentation related to the position’s responsibilities. Review of applications will begin May 18, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The projected start date for the position is August 2018.


Published: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 00:53 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 00:53 UTC