Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian , Copley Library, University of San Diego, CA

The University of San Diego’s Copley Library seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual for a tenure track library faculty position as Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian. The successful candidate will manage daily operations for firm and standing order acquisitions, cataloging, and authority control in Copley Library and will provide metadata expertise for digital initiatives.

Reporting to the University Librarian and working under the direction of the Head of Collections, Access, and Discovery, the Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian is responsible for supervising two staff positions in the Technical Services unit. He/she manages the acquisition and receipt of firm and standing orders in digital or print format for Copley Library. As Copley Library’s cataloging and metadata specialist, the Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian provides oversight for the description of digital and print monographic, audiovisual and other non-serial materials. Duties include performing original cataloging on a variety of formats and subject areas; collecting and analyzing data and statistics of monographs and audiovisual resources for budgeting and reporting; coordinating authority control and database maintenance; staying abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to metadata, digital and print monographs publishing, and audiovisual format developments; serving on relevant library and university committees; and participating in professional organizations that focus on acquisitions and cataloging. This position serves as a liaison to one academic department. This is a 12-month tenure-track library faculty position.

Deadline: Formal review of applications will begin immediately, and continues until the position is filled.

To see full job description and/or apply, go to, click on the link for current faculty openings and then         click on the link for IRC25279.

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