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Acquisitions Manager, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Information and Technical Services (ITS) is currently seeking candidates for the position of Acquisitions Manager. ITS actively supports the teaching and research mission of the Harvard Library by managing monograph, serial and e-resource acquisitions, metadata creation, and metadata management for the Harvard Library.

As a member of the Acquisitions Section under the supervision of the Head of Acquisitions, and as a member of the ITS management team, the incumbent facilitates timely access to Harvard Library collections by managing the one of four units within the Acquisitions Section, a unit that performs a variety of acquisitions and copy cataloging duties for monographs in multiple languages and formats. While working closely with Library Directors and Collection Development Colleagues, the incumbent also works collaboratively with other ITS managers to develop department-wide strategic and operational plans, policies, and best practices for technical services in the Harvard Library.  In addition, the manager provides the leadership and supervision necessary for successful change management and staff retraining.

Priorities will be set to maximize contributions to the overall goals of the Information and Technical Services Department of the Harvard Library. Staff may be called upon to apply their skills and/or receive additional training in order to contribute to work in other ITS units or teams as occasional, short-term needs occur.

This position is located in the Central Square area of Cambridge, MA.

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