Supervise the Collections and Content Department and perform major aspects of acquisitions, metadata and cataloging services, collection development, and electronic resources management. Assist in the overall delivery of library and information services to the library's patrons.
Responsible for the technical services operations of the Law Library, including acquisitions, metadata and cataloging services, and electronic resources management.
Manages catalog data, establishing and documenting all necessary policies and procedures; oversees production and quality control functions; oversees vendor bibliographic record loads.
Oversees, develops, and provides stewardship of the department in its provision of metadata and cataloging services. Performs original cataloging work when necessary. Creates and maintains library catalog load profiles.
Supervises the Collections and Content staff. Responsible for hiring, change of status decisions, training, performance evaluations, oversight, and project delegation.
Leads digital collection and digitization efforts. Investigates, recommends, and coordinates any local or outsourced digitization projects and archives. Manages any in-house scanning work performed on behalf of the law school.
Supervises the acquisitions, serials and processing aspects of Collections and Content department. Manages the book donation process.
Participates in collection management decisions. Supervises the implementation of those decisions.
Participates in the law library management team and in developing library policies.
Ability to honor and work with all identities and individuals, particularly those who are underrepresented in the country and/or at Lewis & Clark College.
Lewis & Clark College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or age.
The College explicitly acknowledges and affirms its conviction that diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, socio-economic background, religious orientation or spirituality, physical or sensory disability, gender, and sexual orientation on the Lewis & Clark campus provides an educational benefit for all students that can be realized only if students and education professionals from diverse backgrounds are present in significant numbers within our learning community. In creating and sustaining such a community, we engage, to the extent possible, in practices that will ensure a high degree of diversity on our campus, simultaneously meeting the highest standards of academic excellence of which we are capable.
Master's degree or equivalent in library or information science
Prior experience with metadata, bibliographic data, cataloging standards, and quality control in a digital environment, including RDA, FRBR, MARC, and Library of Congress Subject Headings
Proficiency in next-generation library systems, and other library-related technologies used to support technical services
Familiarity with digital collections software solutions for libraries and archival open source and vendor applications. Familiarity with the creation and maintenance of digital collections
Knowledge of professional librarianship concepts, principles, and practices in technical services
Knowledge of recent developments and emerging trends in library technical services
Experience in original and copy cataloging and bibliographic maintenance
Proficient with OCLC Connexion
Strong service orientation, with the initiative and ability to work both independently and in a collaborative, collegial environment
Excellent organizational, project management, communication, and problem solving skills
Minimum three years cataloging experience
Minimum three years integrated library systems experience
Minimum two years supervisory experience
Minimum one year law library experience
Minimum one year experience with Ex Libris' Alma
Familiarity with MARC format for serials holdings
Familiarity with legal materials
Familiarity with linked data
Internal Number: STA20110704
About Lewis & Clark Law School, Boley Law Library
Lewis & Clark Law School believes in a balanced approach to legal education that ensures a solid theoretical foundation along with hands-on experience in practice. Situated next to a state park, the campus is one of the most beautiful in the nation in one of the most dynamic cities in the nation. Students are only a moment away from an extensive trail system used by joggers, walkers, and bicyclists. The hub of the legal market in Portland's city center is also just a few miles away by campus shuttle.