Division Head, Bibliographic Control Services (BCS)

St. John's
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Created: March 28, 2013


Memorial University Libraries are seeking a creative and collegial librarian with strong leadership skills and a commitment to best practicesin the management of a large unit that is central to library operations. The successful candidate will have a passion for cataloguing and a clear vision for the future of resource discovery in academic libraries. We seek a person with the enthusiasm, flexibility, and effective judgment necessary to coordinate the work and the ongoing development of 23 people (6 Librarians, 3 library‐assistant supervisors and 14 additional library assistants) engaged in a range of cataloguing, metadata, and authority data creation and maintenance.
The successful candidate will hold a graduate degree froman ALA accredited programin library and information science, and have 8 years of experience working in an academic library environment. S/he will be proficient in MARC, LCC/LCSH, AACR2, and authority control, and must demonstrate a strong understanding of current and emergingmodelsincluding, but notlimited to, RDA, FRBR, FRAD,Dublin Core, and MODS. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience cataloguing in a traditional Integrated Library System(ILS) and a good conceptual understanding of next generation discovery tools. S/he will have excellent interpersonal abilities with enthusiasm for working collaboratively to serve the needs of the library system and the university community. The person will have strong analytical and problem‐solving skills and be versatile in using technology to find innovative solutions. As a MemorialUniversity Libraries’DivisionHead, s/he will be a strong leader and exemplify consultative practice, seek consensus, and be comfortable leading the Division. S/he will be decisive in implementing processes and standardsthat advance the BCSDivision, and the library systemas a whole.

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