Manager, Acquisitions and Rapid Cataloging

170F Wilson Library, West Bank
612-625-0629
jarashid@umn.edu

I lead and manage the Acquisitions and Rapid Cataloging (ARC) Unit. The ARC Unit is responsible for ordering, receipting, invoice payment, order maintenance, and rapid cataloging of physical and media materials. The unit is also responsible for acquisitions and management of serials subscriptions for print journals and processing of approval plans and shelf-ready materials for Libraries collections. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Unit Leadership and ManagementProvide leadership and accountability for all unit services and operations by planning, implementing, managing and evaluating the activities of the unit.
  • Unit SupervisionManage and supervise staff in the Acquisitions and Rapid Cataloging Unit (ARC).
  • PlanningParticipate in selection, implementation, and development of new initiatives and emerging technologies.
  • FunctionalOversee and coordinate acquisitions training, procedures and policy development related to physical monographs and serials within ARM. 

Education

Masters of Library and Information Management, Emporia State University

Bachelor of Arts, French Interpretation & Translation / International Studies, University of Nebraska at Kearney

*Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), International TEFL Academy, Chicago, IL and INTESOL Worldwide, Knutsford, Cheshire, UK

*Urdu language certificate, National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan

*Russian language certificate, Belarussian State Polytechnic Academy, Minsk, Belarus

Julie Rashid