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Director of Research Services
The University of California, Riverside (UCR) Library seeks a collaborative and patron-focused Director of Research Services. The successful candidate will provide strategic leadership to a department dedicated to delivering outstanding research skills education and providing the UCR community with opportunities to learn and use emerging technologies.  The Director will be responsible for leading the department at a time of growth and change with plenty of opportunities for shaping and developing the next stage of the Research Services Department.  
UCR is located on a rapidly expanding campus with southern California weather east of Los Angeles and west of Palm Springs. 
Application closing date: Monday, March 13 2023 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Daylight Time).  For full position announement and application see: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01694. EEO/AA/ADA/Vets Employer 
Position: Director of Research Services
Organization: University of California, Riverside Library
Location: Riverside,  CA 
United States
Salary: $77,150 - $127,991
Posting Start Date: 1/31/2023
Date Posted: 1/31/2023


Basic qualifications (required at time of application) 
•  ALA accredited (MLIS, MLS etc.) or equivalent advanced degree.
•  A minimum of three years post-MLIS (or equivalent advanced degree), professional experience in providing library related instruction, outreach, and/or research services.
•  Demonstrated record of successful management and administration of a department or service.
•  Familiarity with contemporary academic research design, methods, software and tools, with particular emphasis on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), research data management, digital scholarship, and the use of emerging technologies (such as virtual reality, 3D scanning and printing, drone technology, etc.) in academic research.
• Demonstrated record of collaboration with faculty in teaching and research. Experience in developing graduate level research-oriented services including, but not limited to workshops, colloquia, and course curricula.
•  Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within the library and across campus to develop new research-oriented programs and services.
•  Experience applying strong interpersonal and communication skills to work successfully in an intensely collaborative environment.
• Demonstrated commitment to fostering and building a diverse workforce and to supporting staff development in support of the University’s and the Library's goals of excellence and diversity.
• The successful candidate should have the ability to articulate vision, set direction, and accomplish initiatives in rapidly changing environments.
Preferred qualifications

• Experience developing and implementing strategic plans and objectives.
• Experience introducing and managing organizational change.
• Experience writing successful public and private grants.
• Experience in space planning and managing student lab facilities.
• Experience in developing community-centered projects.

Status: This listing expires on: 4/1/2023
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Organization Information
University of California, Riverside Library
PO Box 5900

Riverside,  CA 92517-5900
United States
David Rios