The Coordinator of Acquisition and Discovery Services manages the acquisition, cataloging and physical processing of library resources and works collaboratively with the Coordinator of Digital Access and Metadata who is responsible for metadata strategies for and cataloging of digital materials.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.Develop and implement strategies for the effective acquisition and discovery of library resources 2.Provide leadership in the management of acquisitions, and cataloging, including setting policy, establishing workflows and work assignments, setting priorities and developing and documenting procedures 3.Hire, train, coordinate, and direct the work of department staff 4.Monitor and evaluate trends related to resource acquisition, description, discovery and access 5.Recommend and implement new initiatives 6.Foster a collegial work environment 7.Develop assessment strategies and maintain statistics for department activities 8.Contribute to and learns from the profession through local, state, and national professional organizations, presentations, and publications 9. Perform other responsibilities as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Master's degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent
2 years related experience.
Experience supervising full time staff
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in acquisitions, cataloging standards, issues, trends and best practices
Experience using bibliographic utilities and integrated library systems
Ability and willingness to work with colleagues in collaborative and team environments
Demonstrated commitment to diversity
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong organizational and project management skills
Commitment to professional development
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience with non-MARC metadata standards (i.e. MODS, Dublin Core, EAD)
Experience with planning and implementing new services
Internal Number: 11631
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