Acquisitions Librarian Job Description Samples

Results for the star of Acquisitions Librarian

Humanities And Acquisitions Librarian

Position Number: D91506 Description: The Humanities and Acquisitions Librarian provides leadership in coordinating the acquisitions functions of the library and serves as the Library’s liaison to assigned humanities departments. The Humanities and Acquisitions Librarian consults and collaborates with scholars; participates in a dynamic instructional program, including classroom and online instruction; provides reference and information services for the University’s students and faculty as well as members of the community; and selects information resources to support the instructional and research needs of a diverse institution. This position also serves as the liaison to academic units within the humanities such as World Languages and Literatures, depending on the needs of the Library. This position manages negotiations and contracts with vendors; collaborates and coordinates with acquisitions staff (reporting to the Head of Cataloging and eAccess) in the procurement of library resources; participates in the creation and review of policies that govern library collections; collaborates with the Library Fiscal Analyst in managing the library materials budget; works closely with the Collection Development and Head of Cataloging and eAccess librarians in the acquisition and management of information resources; and participates in developing and refining workflows for collection development and the acquisition and cataloging of resources. Portland State University faculty members contribute to faculty governance activities within the Library and the University, engage in community and professional service, and pursue an active scholarly agenda including publication, research, and seeking grants as appropriate. This full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position reports to the Research & Instruction Manager. Responsibilities:

  • Supports the instructional and research needs of assigned units. Collaborates with these units in assessing information needs and the availability of information resources; cultivates bridges for service and teaching; works with teaching faculty to develop discipline-appropriate instruction; and provides research consultations for faculty and students. Includes working some evening and weekend hours.

  • Participates in the Library’s information literacy and general instruction program, face-to-face and online. Shares in the development and delivery of course-related instruction in the general education program.

  • Develops physical and online learning objects and research guides.

  • Provides reference and information services for the University’s students and faculty as well as members of the community.

  • Coordinates contracts for library information resources; applies knowledge of copyright issues, licensing, and contracting in academic libraries while negotiating with library vendors regarding the procurement, use, and management of resources.

  • Collaborates with the Library Fiscal Analyst in managing the library materials budget; collects, manages, analyzes and communicates numerical and budget information accurately and clearly.

  • Coordinates workflow within the acquisitions functions and their relationship to other Library units; support collaboration and innovation among relevant library units.

  • Participates in continual library planning and assessment activities, including the collection of relevant data on inputs, outputs, and outcomes.

  • Maintains awareness of scholarly communication and copyright issues in general and within assigned disciplines and contributes to advocacy efforts. Keeps colleagues informed of current issues and developments in liaison areas.

  • Occasionally directs the work of part-time student employees or interns.

  • Pursues an active publication and research agenda.

  • Meets expectations for faculty scholarship in accordance with the Library and University’s promotion, tenure, and post-tenure review guidelines.

  • Supports the mission, goals, and objectives of the Library and the University.

  • Establishes short and long-range goals, objectives, and priorities; aligned with those of the Library and the University.

  • Contributes to the work of relevant Library and University committees and workgroups.

  • Supports Library and University development efforts.

  • Contributes to the work of professional associations: local, regional, national, or international.

  • Maintains current professional expertise through participation in workshops, classes, professional associations and networks, and through continued awareness of the scholarly literature.

  • Engages in community endeavors that may benefit from one’s professional expertise, and be a good ambassador for the University.

  • Contributes to a positive and collaborative environment based on mutual respect, service, open communication, and cooperation.

  • Maintains effective and productive communications with colleagues, administrators, and community users and organizations.

  • Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: + ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent.

  • Two years experience years of full-time, post-MLS experience as a librarian.

  • Experience in at least two of these areas: serving as a liaison to academic departments; teaching or training; delivering reference services; and collection development.

  • Experience in library acquisitions.

  • Ability to successfully complete a background check and provide transcripts. Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to collect, manage, analyze and communicate numerical information accurately and clearly.

  • Experience negotiating with library vendors.

  • Knowledge of copyright issues regarding purchased resources and the ability to communicate effectively about copyright issues concerning the purchasing and acquisitions of materials for an academic environment.

  • Enthusiasm for teaching and experience integrating information literacy concepts into teaching.

  • Flexibility and the ability to work positively in a fast-paced, changing environment while collaborating with diverse colleagues, faculty, students, and the community.

  • Demonstrated commitment to practices facilitating diversity and inclusion.

  • Evidence of professional service and scholarship.

  • Effective communications and collaboration skills.

  • Knowledge of one or more non-English languages.

Post a Job

Acquisitions Librarian

Position Focus: Under the general direction of the Associate Librarian for Technical Services, the Head of Acquisitions exercises leadership, provides vision, and sets priorities for the unit. This person will also participate in planning and policy for the Technical Services department. The Head of Acquisitions is responsible for creating and implementing policies and procedures used in a broad range of activities and tasks related to acquiring resources for the Law Library in all formats. This person is responsible for fostering a team approach in the unit, and organizing and monitoring the work-flow of the acquisitions unit. The Head of Acquisitions seeks ways to improve services, achieve efficiencies, and support the fiscal integrity of the Library. The Head of Acquisitions manages, trains, and directly supervises staff engaged in all aspects of acquiring library materials in all formats. This person will manage functions including pre-order searching, ordering, receipt of materials, serials check-in, binding and accounts payable; manage continuations lifecycle in all formats; and manage process change and workflow shifts based on organizational departmental changes. The Head of Acquisitions will help select and evaluate vendors, and will establish and maintain productive relationships with publishers and vendors. This person regularly coordinates acquisition policy and procedure with selectors and other public services staff; monitors expenditures and fund allocation for all collections budgets; and provides fiscal information and reports to the Librarian as needed. The Head of Acquisition serves on various library wide committees and task forces and is professionally active. Essential Duties 1. Under the general direction of the Department Head, manages all aspects of acquiring library materials in all formats. 2. Provides leadership and vision for the unit. 3. Sets policies, procedures, and priorities for the unit. 4. Leads multiple projects while meeting deadlines. 5. Manages staff including training, setting priorities, and staff development. 6. Tracks funds spent on acquiring library materials in all formats. 7. Collaborates with other librarians and libraries at Yale. 8. Promotes the use of current and emerging technologies. 9. Works independently with varied user groups in a complex organization, and functions collaboratively in a team environment. 10. Serves on Library and University committees. 11. Participates in professional activities outside of Yale and monitors developments and best practices elsewhere to encourage innovation and ensure the excellence of the Library. Required Education and Experience Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent accredited degree. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direction in a research library. Demonstrated ability and achievement in managing staff. Demonstrated ability with integrated library system and electronic resource management. Demonstrated ability acquiring a variety of library materials in all formats. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications and analytical ability. Demonstrated technical aptitude with strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail. Demonstrated excellent customer service skills, flexibility and a strong commitment to innovation, creativity and excellence. Demonstrated problem solving skills, experience coordinating projects, and the ability to bring projects to fruition. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively and independently with various groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing team environment. Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments. Librarian ranking information can be found at: Required Skill/Ability 1: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program for library and information science and a minimum of 2 years of professional experience. Required Skill/Ability 2: Demonstrated ability working with Innovative Interfaces or similar integrated acquisitions, electronic resource management, and serials functions. Proven ability to supervise staff; demonstrated experience training and developing staff, and setting priorities for individuals and units. Required Skill/Ability 3: Ability to prioritize work in a highly automated environment. Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills. Knowledge of fund accounting principles. Ability to manage projects and meet deadlines. Required Skill/Ability 4: Demonstrated knowledge of principles of bibliographic control and serials maintenance. Knowledge of legal publishing and acquisitions procedures. Required Skill/Ability 5: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment with collegiality, flexibility, accuracy and attention to detail. Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with Innovative Interfaces Sierra or Millennium serials, acquisitions, and ERM modules. Experience with Serials Solutions 360 suite of electronic resource management products. Supervisory experience in a unionized environment Working knowledge of a western European language. Physical Requirements Ability to squat and bend repetitiously; ability to push a heavily-loaded book truck, lift small boxes. Drug Screen No Health Screening No Background Check Requirements All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process. Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments. Affirmative Action Statement: Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: Note Yale University is a tobacco-free campus Yale Posting Status: CLOSED TO FURTHER APPLICATIONS Original Posting Date: 13-Jul-2017 Supervisory Organization: Law School

  • Law Library Technical Services STARS Requisition number: 44764BR University Job Title: Acquisitions Librarian Posting Position Title: Head of Acquisitions Bargaining Unit: None

  • Not included in the union (Yale Union Group) Time Type: Full time Duration Type: Regular Compensation Grade: Library Compensation Grade Profile: Librarian (00) Work Location: University Library System Worksite Address: 127 Wall Street New Haven, CT 06511 Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) *Total

of hours to be worked:

  • 37.5

Post a Job

Electronic Resources Librarian

Electronic Resources LibrarianREF#:F-9815-17-08 Budget Title:Senior Assistant/Associate LibrarianFaculty Position Department:University LibrariesCampus:Stony Brook West Campus/HSC Salary:Commensurate with Experience Required Qualifications: + Graduate degree in library science from an ALA accredited degree program.

  • Minimum of two years professional experience working with electronic resources at academic libraries.

  • Experience with ILS (Integrated Library System) acquisition module functions including encumbrance, split funds, fiscal year-end closing, and adjusting for the discrepancy between fiscal and calendar year accounting.

  • Ability to provide and maintain access to electronic resources through software such as link resolvers discovery services, ERM, EZproxy, or Alma Primo.

  • Excellent knowledge of electronic content delivery and organization, and best practices in improving the discoverability of electronic resources through workflows.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external parties to resolve access issues related to electronic resources and to adapt to changing environments and priorities.

  • Evidence of flexibility, innovative thinking, and a vision for the future of academic libraries.

  • Knowledge of the electronic product market, publishing issues, pricing models, and licensing.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate clearly with others. Preferred Qualifications: + Additional advanced degree.

  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate user needs and seek ways of improving satisfactory solutions.

  • Excellent analytical skills and experience with data analytics.

  • Knowledge of industry standards related to serials and e-resources, e.g., ISSN, Open URL, KBART, ERMI, SERU, COUNTER, SUSHI, MARC, etc.

  • Experience working with vendors and licensing issues. Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Develop and improve workflows for monitoring and processing subscriptions in relationship to existing license expirations and renewals, registration, and activation of electronic subscriptions and troubleshooting electronic resource access problems reported by patrons and other library staff.

  • Administer new and existing licenses for electronic resources, interpreting data for maintaining a license database, and consulting with University Legal Counsel to resolve license and contract issues.

  • Responsible for researching license agreements and accessibility in order to place new subscription orders and ensure user access.

  • Develop and improve the workflows for new databases trials.

  • Maintain the journal A-Z List and Database List to ensure the accurate and updated holdings.

  • Assist the Head of Acquisitions to generate fund reports on the monthly basis.

  • Work with the Head of Acquisitions to coordinate the e-resource life cycle management efforts, including license renew and record maintenance, invoicing and activation, address and authentication, and EDI loading, discovery system and e-resource management system configuration and maintenance, and analysis and report creation for collection assessment purposes.

  • Assist the Head of Acquisitions to assess the performance of the department and develop improvement plans

  • Works closely with Metadata librarians and Library IT staff to make sure electronic content and database resources are properly added, and records created for access by users.

  • Develop policy and procedures of electronic resources management and design training programs for staff development.

  • Maintains awareness and engagement of trends and developments in e-resource acquisitions and management and transfers knowledge to staff by providing appropriate training. Special Notes:This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. Application will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by 9/29/2017. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.- If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at-(518) 474-6988-or via email Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Application Procedure:Those interested in this position should submit aState Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV to: Pamela DiPasquale University Libraries Personnel Melville Library, Room S1430B Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300 Fax: 631-632-7116 Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on09/29/2017, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section. STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY. IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT Job Category:A) Faculty and Librarian Positions. Posting Date:08/30/2017 Additional Categories:

Post a Job

Electronic Librarian – Dk4

Job Description

~~Electronic Librarian – dk4

An Electronic Librarian must have experience in the management and maintenance of an electronic library of documentation.  Must have experience in validating data, users, and audit trails.  Must understand how to maintain knowledge of trends in acquisitions and library automation through participation in regional and national meetings and listservs. Must have experience in applying knowledge of current issues and trends in electronic resource licensing, copyright, acquisitions, scholarly communication, and the publishing industry to improve services.

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Degree in General

Number of years experience: 5 years

Substitutions: 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education

Must pass a security clearance screening

Company Description

NBS Enterprises creates competitive advantages. We isolate and overcome constraints to deliver performance value for all involved: you, your customer, and your employees. We break current market staffing trends with price-sensitive strategies solutions.
Our goal is to work in partnership with you, our client, become a trusted advisor and teammate to establish a relationship that provides you and your team with a competitive advantage at both the contract and at the task order levels. NBS' innovative 'Triangle' approach to staffing support provides you, your customer, and your future employee a risk mitigation solution that is second to none.

Post a Job

Geospatial Librarian And Map Curator

The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division is the primary cartographic collection of the New York Public Library, with over 435,000 maps and nearly 20,000 atlases, monographs, and serials. The Division assists thousands of researchers each year through reference consultations, public programming, digital projects, and other forms of outreach. The Division fields inquiries from historians, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a range of professionals, family historians, and Library visitors who are curious about our collections. The Library seeks a Geospatial Librarian and Map Curator to develop the New York Public Library’s cartographic and geospatial collections into an indispensable and accessible resource for researchers. The Geospatial Librarian and Map Curator is charged with building the collection and fostering and supporting its use through research assistance, exhibitions and programming, and community engagement, facilitated by collaboration with colleagues within and beyond the library. Working closely with NYPL's digital teams, the Geospatial Librarian and Map Curator will also play a leading role defining a vision of what it means to be a map library in a networked environment. Under the general direction of the Assistant Director for Maps, Local History and Genealogy, the Geospatial Librarian and Map Curator, will be responsible for the following areas: Collections: + Contributes to the development of the Division’s collections, drawing on an understanding of the collection’s historical strengths, its use, scholarly trends, and the identification and pursuit of new collecting opportunities + Develops and implements a collection strategy for the acquisition, management, promotion, and use of the collections + In collaboration with Cataloging and Special Formats Processing departments and divisional processing staff, facilitates the description and organization of the collections + Manages the acquisitions budget for the Map collection

  • Collaborates with other curators and provides leadership on cartographic materials and spatial data collections throughout the Library + Provides oversight on the physical storage of map materials, collection evaluation and assessment, security, preservation, and collection care activities Digital Initiatives: + In close collaboration with the Library’s Digital team, develops strategy for NYPL's geospatial technology stack and digital access initiatives: Map Warper, Space/Time Directory, and connected projects + Designs public service and engagement models around geospatial tools and crowdsourcing projects (e.g. Building Inspector project) + Builds indexes, datasets from paper, web, and digitized collections + Engages with researchers and creators in new uses of digital collections and spatial data + Selects materials for digitization Public Service and Programming: + Develops a strategy to expand the use and facilitate the interpretation of print and digital collections through the use of online tools, classroom instruction, curriculum development, and publications + Creates exhibitions and displays, with related programming, that draw upon the collections of the Map Division and related research collections + Works with the Research Coordinator of Maps, Local History and Genealogy in the planning and execution of public services, programming, and collection projects + With public service staff, works towards meeting a range of pedagogical needs of educators from elementary school through post-graduate programs, institutes, and seminars, and expands outreach to local, national, and international audiences + Provides reference and research services, including individual consultations and other reference work, as needed Professional and Supervisory: + In collaboration with the Assistant Director, supports the public service activities and professional development of Map Division staff, and assists the Assistant Director in fulfilling the broader strategic goals of the research libraries + Supervises and directs the work of the GIS Specialist + Participates in grant and external funding activities, including cultivating new donors + Participates in library-wide activities, administrative committees, special projects, and library programs + Represents and promotes the collections, projects, and services of the Library through outreach and advocacy at conferences and consortia related to map collections + Maintains a personal program of continuous education and professional development, keeping abreast of trends in the cartographic field, digital publishing and scholarly communication; + Assists other staff members in developing such programs for themselves + Performs related duties as required The Geospatial Librarian and Map Curator will supervise the work of the Library Technical Assistant IV + Accountability and Professionalism – Demonstrates enthusiasm for and commitment to the position and accepts responsibility for personal actions.

  • Customer Service – Commits to meeting the expectations of internal and external customers. Listens and responds effectively to customer questions; resolves customer problems to the customer’s satisfaction; respects all internal and external customers.

  • Collaboration and Teamwork – Supports a positive team environment in which members participate, respect and cooperate with each other to receive desired results.

  • Job-Specific Knowledge and Skills

  • Plans, prioritizes, and organizes work effectively to produce measurable results; keeps current with and effectively applies new work methods, skills and technologies to complete work.
  • Leadership and Management
  • Provides direction, motivation and sets an example through open communication and modeling best practices. Demonstrates ability to motivate others to meet a common goal; and, recognizes and effectively leverages employees’ skills and abilities. Establishes realistic budget plans and demonstrates fiscal responsibility.
  • Performance Management and Development
  • Provides clear departmental strategic goals, individual employee performance expectations and criteria for performance measurement. Provides meaningful and appropriate advice, on-going feedback, support and resources to improve effectiveness of individuals and teams. Addresses performance problems in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Undergraduate degree in geography or related subject,including but not limited to history, cartography, or related social sciences; and an advanced degree in a relevant field + Extensive knowledge of the history of cartography and geographic thought, particularly in relation to United States history + Successfully demonstrated professional knowledge and experience with all cartographic formats in a research library context + Demonstrated knowledge of current practices and trends in collection development and maintenance especially as related to map collections + Significant experience working with spatial data, GIS software, and online mapping products and services + Familiarity with Linked Open Data theories and practices + Demonstrated management and supervisory experience, including managing materials budgets + Successfully demonstrated experience in the areas of project management, problem-solving and decision-making in a collaborative and coordinated planning environment + Successfully demonstrated facility and skill with instruction, including classroom teaching and preparation of teaching materials + Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills, including successfully demonstrated ability to work effectively with the public, staff and donors + Knowledge of the planning and development of exhibitions preferred Research Library Non Union ID: 2017-9598 Department: MAP SASB Map Division External Company URL:

Post a Job

Electronic Librarian

The Electronic Librarian must have experience in the management and maintenance of an electronic library of documentation.

  • Must have experience in validating data, users, and audit trails.

  • Must understand how to maintain knowledge of trends in acquisitions and library automation through participation in regional and national meetings and listservs.

  • Must have experience in applying knowledge of current issues and trends in electronic resource licensing, copyright, acquisitions, scholarly communication, and the publishing industry to improve services.

  • 5 years experience required.

  • Bachelor's degree in any field.

  • 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education. ID: 2015-1343 External Company Name: Applied Memetics LLC External Company URL:

Post a Job

Electronic Librarian - Dk4

Job Description:

~~Electronic Librarian - dk4

An Electronic Librarian must have experience in the management and maintenance of an electronic library of documentation. Must have experience in validating data, users, and audit trails. Must understand how to maintain knowledge of trends in acquisitions and library automation through participation in regional and national meetings and listservs. Must have experience in applying knowledge of current issues and trends in electronic resource licensing, copyright, acquisitions, scholarly communication, and the publishing industry to improve services.

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree

Degree in General

Number of years experience: 5 years

Substitutions: 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education

Must pass a security clearance screening

Company Description
NBS Enterprises creates competitive advantages. We isolate and overcome constraints to deliver performance value for all involved: you, your customer, and your employees. We break current market staffing trends with price-sensitive strategies solutions.
Our goal is to work in partnership with you, our client, become a trusted advisor and teammate to establish a relationship that provides you and your team with a competitive advantage at both the contract and at the task order levels. NBS' innovative 'Triangle' approach to staffing support provides you, your customer, and your future employee a risk mitigation solution that is second to none.

Post a Job

Tactical Publications Librarian

Tactical Publications Librarian

Requisition ID: 17020083

Location(s): United States-Virginia-Virginia Beach

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Northrop Grumman is seeking a motivated professional to join our team as a Tactical Publications Librarian.

This position is located in Virginia Beach, VA. Duties and responsibilities include: As the command librarian at a major Navy training command, this candidate is responsible for the management, daily operation, and accountability of the tactical, classified publications.

Perform the following library functions in accordance with Library of Congress standards: a. Oversee the classification, indexing, cataloging, storage and circulation of books, periodicals, papers, classified reports and documents both hard copy and those stored on electronic media. b. Perform library maintenance of classified and unclassified documents and recommend items for inclusion to the archives or for disposal. c.

Provide recommendations to the Government regarding acquisition of new or existing doctrinal documents, professional reading materials or other media pertaining to the command’s mission. d. Recommend procurement of library resource products not immediately available on an as-required basis. Additional duties may include:

Maintain collection of catalogs and manage distribution of books, periodicals, documents, and other published materials. Conduct literature or bibliographic searches; annotate or abstract materials; assist researchers to locate source documents; and provide guidance to users regarding reference sources, bibliographies, indexes, and reading guides. Recommend or select documents, films, or recordings for acquisition, repair, replacement or destruction, and prepare book reviews and library displays.Performs a variety of clerical duties in a library.

Researches and circulates library books, documents, periodicals, and films. Searches for, recalls, and makes available library materials. Assists others to utilize library facilities; orders books, publications, and other library material as required.

Controls periodical subscriptions and renewals; utilizes outside libraries and bookstores to obtain information and materials. Catalogs and classifies material received by library as directed. May use computer for tracking, searching, and retrieving information or abstracts.

Basic Qualifications: a. Must have 3 years experience working with/for a senior staff. b. Must possess a Bachelors degree or have 4 years of experience. c.

Must possess a minimum of 4 years of directly related experience. d. Must possess an active Secret clearance. e. Must have working knowledge of all aspects of a Navy Warfare Publications Library (NWPL). f.

Must have knowledge of Navy warfare documents (OPTASKs, NTTPs, NTRPs, etc.) and the cognizant publishing commands (i.e.; NWDC). g. Must possess knowledge of Internet (Nipr and Sipr) document reference sites. h. Must have excellent communications skills, both oral and written. i.

Must be able to effectively use MS WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT to develop staff reports. j. Must be a US citizen. Preferred Qualifications: a.

Experience as an NWPL custodian. b. Operational Navy experience including workups and a deployment. c. Experience with Navy training preferably at a training command.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title:Tactical Publications Librarian

Location:Virginia-Virginia Beach

Requisition ID:17020083

Post a Job

Part Time Librarian

Position Summary Provide assistance in Public Services area; provide comprehensive assistance and instruction to patrons regarding the use of the library’s print and electronic resources; act as a liaison for the university and the library with local and distance students and staff, as well as community patrons; assist in maintaining the functioning of the library through a variety of tasks such as: development of materials to assist with organization and dissemination of information, and displays. Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist students, faculty, and staff with their informational and research needs, particularly in regard to the formulation of search strategies

  • Assist patrons and visitors with directional information about the library

  • Greet and assist members of the public using the USF library

  • Answer and direct phone calls that come to the library’s reference desk

  • Respond to email/chat reference questions

  • Assist patrons with the acquisition of necessary informational material

  • Provide individualized guidance and instruction on the use of library resources

  • Assist patrons with computer usage

  • Continuously update knowledge of, and competence in, common Technical Services and Public Services practices

  • Participate in and promote a culture of continuing quality improvement

  • Other duties as assigned Minimum Requirements * MLS from an ALA accredited institution, LTA, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Strong public service ethic

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proficient with Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013 * Ability to be productive working independently and be a self-starter

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position

  • Willingness to support the Catholic and Franciscan values of the university Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with Endeavor Information Systems Voyager ILS * Recent experience providing library services in an academic library setting

  • Recent experience providing reference services in an academic library setting Hours/Shift/Work Schedule Up to 20 hours per week. Schedule will include a combination of days, evenings, and weekends. Physical Requirements of Position Work is performed in an office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards. Substantial time is spent working on a computer. This is sedentary work which requires the following physical activities: lifting and/or maneuvering stacks of library materials, sitting, walking, bending, stooping, finger dexterity, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.

Posting Number: FP0330-16 Open Date: 07/18/2017 Open Until Filled: Yes Department: Library Public Services - Joliet IL main campus

Post a Job

Humanities Librarian

Position Number: 008960 Department: Library (Adm) Employment Type: Permanent

  • Full-time Months Per Year: 12 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage with academic programs, university and external programs in English, Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Languages & Culture Studies.

  • Teach research instruction sessions for assigned subjects and academic programs.

  • Develop appropriate instructional and informational aids for students, faculty, and community patrons.

  • Serve as a collection development liaison for assigned subjects, and expend budget lines for acquisition of materials.

  • Provide research and reference support for assigned subjects to students, faculty, and community patrons.

  • Conduct collection evaluations for all proposed new courses and curriculum changes in assigned departments.

  • Engage in professional service and scholarly contributions; participate in committees and faculty governance in the library and on campus.

  • Communicate effectively and positively with diverse groups of individuals. Additional Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in the provision of in-person and virtual research services and of instruction for first-year undergraduate students.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Experience / Education: The minimum academic credential required for applicants for faculty positions in Atkins Library is completion of a master’s degree in the field of library and information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association by time of interview. Graduation with master’s degree in a specialized area directly relevant to the position description may be an acceptable substitute in certain situations if approved by the Dean. A second masters in another discipline or an earned doctorate is highly desirable. Preferred Education Skills and Experience:

  • Degree or significant coursework in one or more disciplines of the Humanities, or professional experience working with Humanities students and faculty in a research library setting.

  • Two or more years of instruction or liaison experience in an academic research library.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in the humanities, including familiarity with digital humanities research tools and methods.

  • Knowledge of the research needs of students and faculty at a Doctoral Intensive Institution.

  • Knowledge of the structure, use, and preservation of information resources in assigned areas.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and to create an environment of mutual respect.

  • Knowledge of relevant professional and technological issues in assigned areas.

  • Ability to work effectively in an organization in which change is both necessary and constant.

  • Demonstrated commitment to exceptional public service.

  • Intellectual curiosity and adaptability.

  • Proficiency in a language other than English.

Post a Job