Head of Technical Services Department (University of San Diego Copley Library, California)

Head of Technical Services Department (University of San Diego Copley Library, California)

Reporting to the University Librarian, the Head of the Technical Services Department is responsible for supervising personnel, including 1.5 librarians, 7 staff, 2-3 graduate assistants, and 5 work-study students. This person manages the overall operations of the Technical Services Department that includes cataloging and metadata, acquisitions, serials, e-resources, and preservation. The Head of the Technical Services Department will help to establish goals and objectives, policies, standards, and procedures for bibliographic control of materials in all formats; establish and monitor workflows; and perform technical services work as required. He/she works with the Budget Manager to track both the library collections and departmental budget and will work with staff to ensure that the University’s purchasing and payment guidelines are followed. This individual serves as a liaison to one subject area and will be responsible for cultivating a strong relationship with the department through collection development, instruction, and reference work. As a department head, he/she serves as a member of the University Librarian’s management team. This is a 12-month tenure-track library faculty position. USD is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Formal review of applications will begin January 10, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.

For more details and to apply, go to http://www.sandiego.edu/administration/businessadmin/humanresources/jobopportunities/faculty_openings.php

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