University Libraries at Virginia Tech is seeking a Health Sciences Studio Manager to support the operations of a new, innovative library space in the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute in Roanoke, Virginia. The library space will boast open work spaces, a 3D printing studio, a data visualization lab with a virtual reality/augmented reality studio, and a space that supports long-term team collaboration, and the Health Sciences Studio Manager will be responsible for ensuring the facility and technology housed within is in an orderly and operable condition. This position collaborates closely with the Head, Research Engagement to support the growth of the VTC Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke, Virginia, and the Health Sciences Studio Manager will also be expected to collaborate with the Vice President of Health Sciences Education and VTC departments to ensure programming and outreach services align with the research, teaching and learning goals of the HST campus.
M.L.S. degree from an ALA-accredited graduate program or equivalent advanced degree in a position-related subject
Demonstrated knowledge of emerging technologies, such as virtual reality or data science concepts in academia
Ability to take initiative, work independently, and troubleshoot in a fast-paced, changing work environment
Strong interpersonal skills, collaborative spirit, and customer-service experience required
Commitment to inclusion and diversity in the workplace and community
Demonstrated experience in supporting new and emerging classroom and makerspace technologies (3D printers, VR/AR technology, data visualization, text and data mining, etc)
Demonstrated evidence or strong background with biomedical information trends, tools, and resources
Experience or strong interest in developing and delivering instruction for a variety of audiences
Experience in supervising students
Experience managing or coordinating the use of space(s)
Experience in biomedical, informatics, or technology-driven environments
Experience with conducting technology needs assessments
Must have background check
Internal Number: 512725
About Virginia Tech University Libraries
Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
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