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Library Collections Supervisor, Dartmouth Libraries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH


Under the general direction of the Head of Access and Delivery Services, the Library Collections Supervisor will provide leadership, planning and oversight of the Baker-Berry stacks and the Library Collections and Services Facility.

  • Plans and provides strategic direction for library and records collections and retrieval at Baker-Berry and the Library Collections and Services Facility. Sets policies; establishes best practices and continually refines workflows and procedures through consultation with Records Management and Library staff.
  • Creates and compiles collection reports and data sets for library and records staff to assist with collection and space planning and decision-making. Prepares items for transfer or discard. Work with Metadata Services and Records Management staff to ensure that information pertaining to collections and holdings are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Supervise and perform day-to-day activities in the Baker-Berry stacks and the Library Collections and Services Facility including: fulfillment of daily Records Management and library requests; digitization projects; shelving; collection shifts, scanning, coordinating collection moves and planning inventories of the collections.
  • Hires, trains, schedules, and supervises department staff and student employees

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors plus 3-5 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience.
  • 3+ years of records management, library or warehouse experience
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills; ability to prioritize tasks, manage time, problem solve, and complete projects.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in team environments.
  • Ability to move or lift up to 50 lbs. regularly during the workday.
  • Must be able to operate a variety of warehouse machinery, including manual and powered lifts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with OnBase, ILLiad, Alma and other library or records management software.
  • Experience with project planning and management

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