The Strategic Collection Cataloguer assists the Director of Strategic Collections by monitoring, analyzing,
and enhancing the effectiveness and breadth of the Asbury Seminary library collection.
- Monitors and analyzes the composition of Seminary’s library collection with respect to usage and peer schools.
- Regularly reviews the composition of the library collection by media type, topic, and other relevant criteria.
- Conducts detailed analysis of composition and usage trends.
- Compares trends to relevant comparator schools as required.
- Identifies strengths and weaknesses of the collection.
- Establishes clear goals for the development of the Seminary collection.
- Provides data-driven reporting about trends in usage and collection.
- Identifies specific actions to improve the effectiveness or breadth of the Seminary’s library collection.
- Assists with the development and maintenance of the Seminary’s Collection Development policy.
- Tracks acquisitions spending according to the Seminary’s articulated acquisitions account list.
- Researches available materials for acquisition by the Seminary’s library.
- Determines maximal efficiency of budgeted funds relative to purchase potential according to the Seminary’s collection development policy.
- Identifies specific accounts for acquisitions according to targeted collection goals.
- Catalogues acquired materials as necessary according to appropriate standards.
- Performs original cataloging of all formats of library resources through OCLC Connexion client, Local Library System, ePLACE, and Vimeo.
- Performs general cataloging and maintenance of bibliographic records.
- Performs original cataloging of ATS dissertations and theses.
- Assists the Support area with Tier II and above support requests as needed.
- Assists in the thorough tracking of acquisitions budget usage.
- Other duties as assigned.
For eligible full-time regular employees, benefits include:
- Participation in health, dental, and vision insurances
- Employer paid life and long-term disability insurance
- 15 paid holidays
- 2 weeks of sick leave
- 2 weeks of vacation
- Tuition waiver program
- Retirement plan available upon eligibility