Marquette University Raynor Memorial Libraries seek an innovative and
collaborative librarian with strong leadership and managerial skills for the
position of Coordinator of Acquisition and Discovery Services.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Develops and implements strategies for the effective acquisition and
discovery of library resources in all formats

• Provides leadership in the management of acquisitions, cataloging and
metadata services, including setting policy, establishing workflows and
developing and documenting procedures

• Hires, trains, coordinates, and directs the work of unit staff, including
four librarians and nine support staff

• Monitors and evaluates trends related to resource acquisition, description,
discovery and access

• Fosters a collegial work environment

• Works collaboratively with other Resource Management Coordinators

• Develops assessment strategies and maintains statistics for unit activities

• Contributes to and learns from the profession through local, state, and
national professional organizations, presentations, and publications.

• May assume some collection development liaison responsibilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library and Information Science

• Managerial experience in an academic or research library

• Experience supervising full time staff

• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in acquisitions, cataloging and
metadata standards, issues, trends and best practices

• Experience using bibliographic utilities and integrated library systems

• Working knowledge of metadata standards such as MARC, EAD, and Dublin Core

• Ability to interact effectively with a broad range of staff within the
Library, the University and in collaborative initiatives with other

• Experience with planning and implementing new services

• Ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population of
faculty, students, and staff

• Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

• Strong organizational and project management skills

• Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development

Brought to you by code4lib jobs: