Feb 23, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary The Bibliographic Searching Coordinator is responsible to the Director for Collection Development for managing the work of the Department's bibliographic unit. This includes hiring, training, supervising and evaluating library assistants and student assistants assigned to the Department; directing bibliographic searching and verification, and resolving problems that arise in the course of this process; and designing and maintaining various computer reports using spreadsheets and other software applications. Work is performed independently on the basis of general assignment of responsibilities and requires exercising considerable judgment and initiative; responsibilities also involve direct interaction with staff throughout the Libraries and extensive use of computers and other office equipment located in the Collection Development Department and in other areas of the library. The Collection Development Department is composed of seven bibliographers and ten support staff. The Bibliographic Searching Coordinator reports to the Director for Collection Development. Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree AND three years related progressively responsible library experience which includes one year of supervisory or management experience; OR seven years progressively responsible library, archives, information center or related work experience which includes one year of supervisory or management experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.