1. Hires, trains, evaluates, and sets annual goals for clerical & technical staff. 2. Provides assistance and expertise for print monographic accession operations throughout the library. In collaboration with stakeholders and the Director of Monographic Processing Services, develops best practices, policies, and procedures for managing and ensuring accountability for accessioning of print monographic materials. 3. Manages process and workflow changes based on organizational and departmental needs. 4. Makes recommendations for staffing and level of expertise needed for receiving units. 5. Oversees processing for disposition of unwanted gift material. Serves as one of the Library's points of contact with vendors who accept library materials for redistribution. 6. May be required to assist in disaster recovery efforts. 7. Fiscal year-end vacation restrictions apply.
Preferred Education: Demonstrated knowledge of linked data best practices and data management tools such as MarcEdit and OpenRefine. Demonstrated record of leading interdepartmental projects and bringing them to a successful conclusion in a timely fashion.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Demonstrated knowledge of linked data best practices and data management tools such as MarcEdit and OpenRefine. Demonstrated record of leading interdepartmental projects and bringing them to a successful conclusion in a timely fashion.
Required Skill/ability 5: Working knowledge of one or more Western European languages. References must indicate reliability and professional activity in the acquisitions or cataloging areas of library science.
Posting Position Title: Monograph Accessions Librarian
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to plan, implement, and assess the effectiveness of library programs, projects, and services. Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to solve problems and manage complex workflows.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Monograph Accessions Librarian
Required Skill/ability 1: Two years of professional experience and accomplishments and demonstrated supervisory experience, including training and staff development. Appointment to the Librarian 3 rank requires at least five years of professional experience and demonstrated professional accomplishments.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent oral and written communication skills, including large-group presentations. Excellent interpersonal and team collaboration skills. Ability and adaptability needed to work effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated ability managing library technical services operations. Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging and acquisitions. Demonstrated ability with use of integrated library systems.
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program for library and information science. Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments (see range assigned to this description as noted in the posting position title). Librarian ranking information can be found at: https://guides.library.yale.edu/c.php?g=296164&p=1973882
Internal Number: 58085BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.