The University of Virginia Press (UVaP) seeks its next director to oversee the scholarly integrity of its books, monographs, and digital imprint; public engagement on critical ideas and issues; and daily operations of a sustainable business model. The incoming director will have the opportunity to shape the direction of UVaP by both acquiring and approving all projects for publication, overseeing the financial health of the press, and pursuing opportunities that support both the mission of UVA Press, as well as the greater University.
We seek a dynamic candidate with a demonstrated record of creative, inspiring, and accomplished leadership in complex environments; someone with exceptional integrity who possesses the highest level of commitment to advancing organizational priorities; and whose previous experience is consistent with the University’s commitment to be both great and good. Although the University will consider a range of profiles, expressions of interest are sought from candidates possessing the following:
UVA Executive Search Group, an internal search firm in the Office of the President, is assisting in the recruitment of the next Director, UVA Press.
Confidential inquiries and nominations should be directed to Ashley Milligan, Search Consultant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume via Workday. The search will be carried out with full confidentiality.
Education: Bachelor's degree
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.
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The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.