1. Ordering and Accessioning Leadership* Hires, trains, evaluates, and mentors Clerical & Technical staff in the Monographic Ordering and Copy Cataloging Unit within the Monographic Processing Services area.* In response to user needs, leads unit process and workflow changes taking into account related departmental and organizational activities.* Assesses ordering activity throughout the library. In collaboration with the Director of Monographic Processing Services, develops best practices, policies, and procedures for effectively stewarding the procurement of collection materials.* Provides guidance and expertise for print monograph accession operations and individual e-book acquisitions throughout the library. Works closely and collegially with library stakeholders and the Director of Monographic Processing Services to develop best practices, policies, and procedures for effectively stewarding the accession and copy cataloging of print monographic materials.* Makes recommendations for staffing needs and the levels of expertise needed for ordering units.2. Approval Plan Expertise* Serves as the library's point of contact for major U.S., Canadian, and European approval plan vendors. Coordinates with subject specialists (selectors, curators, et al) on the development of approval plan profiles. Communicates with selectors and vendors about desired changes to approval plans. Monitors technical specifications for shelf-ready processing.* Ensures that vendors adhere to profiles. Works closely with subject specialists and the Manager of the Monograph Support Team to monitor approval plan activity. Identifies reasons for duplication against other plans and orders, making appropriate adjustments to avoid further duplication.* Works closely with the Director of Monographic Processing Services and the Director of Collection Development to develop best practices, policies, procedures, and documentation related to approval plans and approval plan materials.3. May be required to assist in disaster recovery efforts.4. Year-end vacation restrictions apply.
Preferred Education: Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion. Demonstrated ability in metadata analysis and processing tools such as MarcEdit.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion. Demonstrated ability in metadata analysis and processing tools such as MarcEdit.
Required Skill/ability 5: References indicating reliability and consistent professional activity in the acquisitions or cataloging areas of library science.
Posting Position Title: Librarian, Monographic Ordering Copy Cataloging
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to plan, initiate, and implement effective programs, projects, and services. Excellent organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to solve problems and manage complex workflows. A high level of numeracy and ability to deal effectively with complex budgets.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Manager, Monographic Ordering & Copy Cataloging
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability with the use of library management systems. (Yale currently uses Voyager.)
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated knowledge of one or more languages other than English.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to plan, initiate, and implement effective programs, projects, and services. Excellent organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to solve problems and manage complex workflows. A high level of numeracy and ability to deal effectively with complex budgets.
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program for library and information science and a minimum oftwo years of professional experience and demonstrated professional accomplishments appropriate to thelibrarian rank. Experience managing library technical services. Two or more years of demonstrated supervisory experience, including training and staff development.
Internal Number: 64277BR
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.