Job Title: Team Leader, Acquisitions & Metadata ServicesJob Description:
The Acquisitions & Metadata Services Team Leader is responsible for the overall management of acquisition of materials in all languages and formats (regardless of periodicity), the creation and maintenance of descriptive metadata, and the initial physical processing of materials. This position partners with other areas within the academic engagement divisions to evaluate current procedures, as well as teams in other library divisions. Within the position’s area of responsibility, the team leader makes recommendations for developing, implementing, and documenting policies, procedures, and workflows. The team leader will work with the associate director for academic engagement to play a leadership role in library-wide policy making and in the development and evaluation of services.
The key areas of responsibility are acquisition services, cataloging and metadata services, and general administration. Acquisition services, including responsibility for acquisition and receipt of library materials in all formats (e.g., print, digital, media, microform), regardless of periodicity (Le., including monographs, serials, electronic resources, continuations, etc.) or source (e.g., government documents). Cataloging and meta data services, including responsibility for: (a) coordinating original and copy cataloging for acquired, retrospective, and special materials; (b) ensuring compliance with national and local standards (e.g., MARC, AACR2, NACO, LCSH, and LC cataloging and classification); (c) assessing the impact of metadata decisions on information discovery and organization; (d) ensuring effective maintenance of all library bibliographic and metadata databases, including authority control and holdings information; (e) managing the quality of cataloging that is entered into the library catalog. General administration including leadership, direction setting, and operations management human, financial and technology resource management; developing plans, policies, procedures, and workflows; allocate staff and other resources; and, assess the quality of team operations and service delivery.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Department: Work closely with Associate Director on policy issues. Supervise Team members to ensure excellent service. Collaborate with staff on all levels of the organization to support the provision of library services. Work with the Associate Provost and University librarian, associate directors, team leaders, and staff in all other units in the library as required.
University: Consult with faculty, including assigned liaison faculty, faculty committees and other department administrators to determine acquisition, cataloging, metadata, teaching and research informational requirements to make appropriate information management decisions. Work with faculty to develop, review, and improve information management policies and procedures. Consult with other campus librarians to coordinate information management decisions for the provision of library services. Consult with staff throughout the university to develop and implement programs for the delivery of services to students and faculty.
External: Work regularly with vendors and publishers (e.g., for approval plans, payments, licensing). Participate in local, regional and national organizations to maintain a network of information professionals which enhances our services and to stay abreast of trends and changes in the profession. Collaborate with colleagues in OhioLINK and other academic libraries on library issues and services. Engage in daily communication with departmental student assistants in overseeing work processes
Students: Engage in daily communication with student assistants in the team to provide assistance and information resources to support theft education and research needs.
Supervise exempt staff and non-exempt staff student employees, and temporary full or part-time workers.
Experience: Team leaders must also have sufficient experience and expertise in the work of the Team to serve as a supervisor, advisor and mentor to others. Team Leader positions assume that the incumbent is at or eligible to be considered for placement at least at the Librarian 2 level.
Education: Team Leader positions assume that the incumbent is at or eligible to be considered for placement at least at the Librarian 2 level.
General office/library environment. Evening and weekend work required.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
JOB ID 4005. The application information is available at https://employment.case.edu/psp/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL
The notation "Siegal" in the online catalog refers to the Aaron Garber Library of the Siegal College of Judaic Studies at 26500 Shaker Blvd. Cleveland OH 44122. The Aaron Garber Library is the academic library of the College and the central library of the Cleveland Jewish community. It includes 30,000 volumes, plus periodicals, language tapes, music and text CDs in English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The Library's electronic catalog is part of the online library system managed by Case Western Reserve University, and is included in OhioLINK, the statewide electronic academic catalog system. Online borrowing privileges are reserved for students registered at Siegal College. Community members are welcome to browse the catalog, visit the Garber Library and borrow materials.
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