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Supervisor-Media Asset Librarian-MSS

Job ID 180286BR Date posted 05/09/2022
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Media Support Services
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Position description
Supervisor – Media Asset Librarian will be help to establish a DAM system that will focus on the management of clinical and surgical videos captured for educational and reserach purposes. This is a key position to launch this service and build a strong support team across Mayo Clinic sites in Minnesota, Florida, and Arizona.

Under minimal supervision, the Supervisor – Media Asset Librarian coordinates multiple public, archival, or complex technical services responsibilities to maintain the MSS service line for patrons and colleagues, using advanced skills. Coordinates tasks related to specialized aspects of the DAM; interprets, develops and implements improvements in policies and workflow; assists patrons in the use of advanced library resources and handles complex requests; has achieved mastery (including problem-solving and development) of multiple advanced technological applications; mentors and trains other library/archive staff; dictates principles regarding metadata architecture and quality control methodology; analyzes ongoing user feedback and experience with DAM software and continually adjusts metadata architecture, display preferences, and access profiles as needed; ensures content published is complete, accurately catalogued, and readily retrievable from the asset repository; assists with permission requests for use of copyrighted material; creates procedure manuals and staff documentation; recommends the addition of digital materials for DAM collections; serves as a liaison between MSS DAM units and vendors, publishers, suppliers and other libraries; and demonstrates skills with financial functions.
The Supervisor – Media Asset Librarian will work closely with the stakeholders and IT staff assigned to the DAM project to accomplish many of the above goals. The Supervisor – Media Asset Librarian may independently manage several work units, a service area with one or more service points. Both professional and non-professional library staff may be supervised. The Supervisor – Media Asset Librarian will provide budgetary and financial management, outreach, project management, external consultations and partnership development. The position may be held by a professional librarian who is widely recognized for specialized professional expertise with digital assets. The Supervisor – Media Asset Librarian leads others (directly or indirectly) and routinely provides guidance, mentoring, consultation and training to colleagues or DAM users. Regularly participates or leads committees or task forces. Routinely provides input, develops, recommends, and applies DAM plans, policies, programs, and services.

Master's degree in Knowledge Management or Library and Information Studies from an American Library Association-accredited program required. Minimum of five years’ experience conducting complex research using databases and/or other subject specific resources; advanced knowledge of library systems and multiple electronic applications is required; experience searching medical literature is preferred. Experience managing teams and coordinating with complex interdepartmental media service pipelines. Proficiency with medical terminology is essential. Expert level knowledge in one or more of the following areas is required: information services, information management, instruction and instructional design, leadership and management, evidence-based practice and research, and health information professionalism. Requires at least 5 years of management or supervisory experience or 8-10 years comparable professional library or archives experience.

Additional qualifications
Preferred AHIP membership, similar professional credential or additional advanced degree in subject area pertinent to the position.

Exemption status

Compensation Detail
$76,294 - $106,829 / year

Benefits eligible

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

Schedule details
80 hours every two weeks 8-5 daily, with occassional early mornings or evenings

Weekend schedule
Rarely will require weekends


International Assignment

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

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