[Mla-cds] Job Posting: Head of Technical Services, Galveston, TX
Trumble, Julie M.
jtrumble at utmb.edu
Wed Jul 2 10:28:59 CDT 2008
Job Title: Head of Technical Svcs
Job ID: 9905
Master's degree in Library Science from ALA accredited library school, and 5 years of related experience.
Provides leadership, coordination and administration of all technical services, operations and procedures including acquisitions, serials, cataloging, and binding and collection development of print and digital resources.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
$71,170 to $94,300
Advanced proficiency in descriptive cataloging and subject classification of health-related materials in all formats, including rare books and manuscripts;
Experience with managing integrated library systems;
Demonstrated knowledge of AACR2R, MARC format, NLM, LC classification, authority control and bibliographic utilities;
Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in library automation technology;
Demonstrated ability to work quickly, prioritize and manage tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, professional environment;
Meticulous attention to detail, efficiency and thoroughness;
Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills;
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills;
Excellent problem-solving skills; displays good judgment in decision-making and project management;
Ability to work well independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
Ability to train and work effectively with individuals at all levels;
Strong commitment to superior customer service;
Advanced proficiency in Windows applications, Microsoft Office and Outlook.
Preferred Work Experience
Prefer 7-9 years of related managerial technical services experience.
Specific Job Related Duties
Manages and executes all technical service functions and procedures including acquisitions, cataloging, binding, processing and serials control;
Manages and maintains the automated and integrated library systems and other applications that support library services;
Maintains an accurate and current record of library collections;
Maintains statistics and produces related management reports;
Maintains current awareness of new products, developments and standards in technical services and library technology;
Investigates, evaluates and implements continuous improvement of technical services staff including performance appraisals, discipline, hiring and interviewing;
Creates documentation and instructs staff on automated systems, new technology and technical service procedures;
Facilitates access to electronic resources;
Develops and executes custom procedures and reports as requested;
Performs other library duties and participates in special projects as needed.
You can view and apply for this job at: http://jobs.utmb.edu<http://jobs.utmb.edu/>
Julie M. Trumble
Head of Reference and Educational Services
Moody Medical Library
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas 77555-1035
jtrumble at utmb.edu<mailto:jtrumble at utmb.edu>
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