Pl. post this position. Thanks.


Smita Joshipura

E-Resources Librarian

Arizona State University-Polytechnic Campus,

CLRB Building - #162

6113 S. Kent

Mesa, AZ 85212-6427

Telephone: (480) 965-5431

Fax:           (480) 965-1043





Head, Acquisitions and Metadata Services

Are you ready to join the leadership team at the most innovative university in the country?

ASU Library seeks a highly motivated, collaborative, and service-oriented library technical services professional to lead the Acquisitions and Metadata Services team. This position will lead acquisitions and metadata staffing, policies, workflows, and practices governing the acquisition and description of the Library’s information resources, ensuring optimal discovery, access, and interoperability.


The Head, Acquisitions and Metadata Services will collaborate with personnel working with collections, discovery and repository services, information technology, and other functional areas to efficiently and effectively acquire, ingest, and describe information resources, identify appropriate metadata schemes and standards for collections, and ensure optimal discovery of and access to resources.  S/he will use innovative approaches to problem solving and appropriate tools for data analysis and decision making.

ASU Library is a strong supporter of student success and a critical partner in realizing the New American University mission of access, excellence and impact. Success at ASU is measured not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed.

For complete position description, qualification requirements and application instructions please visit the ASU Library website at:

Application deadline is April 3, 2018; if not filled, applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.  A background check is required for employment.

ASU is a VEVRAA Federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively seeks diversity among applicants and promotes a diverse workforce.



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