The University of San Francisco’s Gleeson Library | Geschke Learning Resource Center seeks an engaged, innovative and enthusiastic individual for the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Management. As a member of the library leadership team, this individual will help connect library resources to our community and foster a culture of communication and collaboration. A key position objective is to facilitate great library experiences by creating and supporting seamless access to library resources and collections. The position combines cataloging and metadata services responsibilities in close collaboration with the Acquisitions and Collection Management team, Library Systems and other key library departments. Immediate responsibilities will involve day-to-day operational duties combined with establishing unit strategic priorities, implementing changes to departmental workflows and organizational units.
Reporting to the University Library Dean, the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Management is responsible for supervising 4.0 FTE staff and librarians. Cataloging and Metadata Management duties include managing the libraries’ 1.1M bibliographic item catalog as well as the creation of new cataloging/metadata records. Duties also include managing all cataloging/metadata services, in all formats and languages, supervising and mentoring staff and ensuring that library information resources are rapidly and adequately described in the libraries’ catalog. Additional duties include: hiring and training staff and librarians; collecting and analyzing data and statistics related to the collection; perform original and copy cataloging; coordinate and participate with other units in metadata creation for our digital collections using industry standard protocols; participation in local and national professional organizations; service to the USF community; collection development liaison to one or more academic departments and other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend hours may be required. Librarians are part of the USF Faculty Association (USFFA), an AFT collective bargaining unit. Appointment is at the Associate Librarian level.
For more details and to apply, visit https://www.usfjobs.com/postings/8403.