Acquisitions Librarian Job Description Sample
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: http://www.library.yale.edu/about/departments/lhr/rank.html 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
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 www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html 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 TitleIX@yale.edu, 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: email@example.com. 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)
of hours to be worked:
Acquisitions And Cataloging Librarian
Brief Description The University of San Diego’s Copley Library seeks an energetic and enthusiastic individual for a tenure track library faculty position as Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian. The successful candidate will manage daily operations for firm and standing order acquisitions, cataloging, and authority control in Copley Library and will provide metadata expertise for digital initiatives. # Detailed Description Reporting to the University Librarian and working under the direction of the Head of Collections, Access, and Discovery, the Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian is responsible for supervising two staff positions in the Technical Services unit. He/she manages the acquisition and receipt of firm and standing orders in digital or print format for Copley Library. As Copley Library’s cataloging and metadata specialist, the Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian provides oversight for the description of digital and print monographic, audiovisual and other non-serial materials. Duties include performing original cataloging on a variety of formats and subject areas; collecting and analyzing data and statistics of monographs and audiovisual resources for budgeting and reporting; coordinating authority control and database maintenance; staying abreast of emerging trends and best practices related to metadata, digital and print monographs publishing, and audiovisual format developments; serving on relevant library and university committees; and participating in professional organizations that focus on acquisitions and cataloging. This position serves as a liaison to one academic department. This is a 12-month tenure-track library faculty position. # Job Requirements
Required: ALA accredited MLS or MLIS degree; two or more years of related experience in cataloging or acquisitions within technical services operation in an academic library; experience with an integrated library system, preferably III’s Sierra; demonstrated training or experience working in cataloging/metadata with knowledge of AACR2 and RDA standards; MARC and Dublin Core formats; OCLC Connexion; and Library of Congress subject headings and classification; experience with authority control; Strong analytical, problem solving, time management, and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; experience using spreadsheets; capable of working with Head of Collections, Access, and Discovery and the Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian; demonstrated commitment to service and user access; serve on relevant library and university committees; serve as a liaison to one academic department; demonstrated potential to meet requirements of tenure and promotion of the library Reappointment, Rank and Tenure process, including pursuing a research agenda and participating in professional organizations within the field of academic librarianship or job-related field; ability to collaborate and work with library faculty and staff and faculty in academic departments; ability to work well individually and within a team in an evolving work environment.
Preferred: Working knowledge of metadata tools and systems, such as XML, Oxygen, MarcEdit; experience in collection development/acquisitions; experience with cataloging a variety of formats; experience with metadata and digital projects; experience communicating with vendors; supervisory experience. # Additional Details
Deadline: Formal review of applications will begin immediately, and continues until the position is filled.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Candidates from underrepresented and underserved groups are encouraged to apply. The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, including relocation costs, a variety of housing options, medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), education benefits, and access to on-campus Fitness Centers.
Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. The University of San Diego is ranked #1 on the 2018Best Choice Schools the #1 most beautiful college campus in the United States. The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information visitwww.sandiego.edu/smokefree
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check, to include social security verification and federal/county criminal check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process. # How To Apply To apply, go to https://usdebsprod.sandiego.edu/OA_HTML/IrcVisitor.jsp and follow these steps: 1) Click on the link for current faculty openings. 2) Click on the link for IRC 25279 3) Click Apply Now and register as an applicant. 4) Please upload the following documents (please do not send any additional materials). If you have difficulty uploading any documents, please contact Human Resources at (619) 260-6806 or (619) 260-2725 and reference job posting IRC 25279 a) Letter of application b) Resume c) Names, addresses and telephone numbers of five professional references Questions can be directed to Dr. Theresa S. Byrd, Dean of the University Library, (619) 260-2370, firstname.lastname@example.org. Job Title: Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian
Location:* San Diego, CA, US
Organization Name:* Copley Library
Collection Development And Assessment Librarian
POSTING INFORMATION Internal Title Collection Development and Assessment Librarian Position Type Tenure-track School/Area Library Department Library Position Description The Collection Development and Assessment Librarian manages the assessment, title selection processes, and licensing of digital and print resources by formulating, articulating, and managing the direction, balance, and focus of the Library’s collections to support learning, teaching, and research. They provide direction for collection development related library liaison activities with academic departments and monitor changes in the College’s academic programs, degrees, and research emphases and adapt collection development decisions to meet emerging needs. The Collection Development and Assessment Librarian provides direction for the evaluation and acquisition of high-quality collections that support the teaching, learning, and research needs of the University and works to promote a culture of assessment and the integration of assessment into all phases of planning, services, and collection management. This is a full-time tenure track faculty appointment and carries with it the expectation that faculty member will contribute significantly to the profession. Required qualifications:
Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent
Minimum 2 years of experience in collection development in an academic library environment
Demonstrated experience in approval plan and firm order management
Demonstrated competency in analysis, budgeting and planning, assessment and evaluation of library collections
Experience with an integrated library system, including the acquisitions module
Knowledge of 21st century collections issues for academic libraries, including emerging practices, standards and trends relating to collection development and assessment in an academic or research library environment
Familiarity with e-book and streaming media licenses and copyright issues
Strong commitment to building and nurturing positive relationships among institutional and library faculty with a proven ability to work in a collaborative environment
Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical individuals
Excellent analytical, organizational, time and project management skills. Preferred qualifications:
Demonstrated experience in negotiating with vendors and publishers
Experience managing statistical data and generating reports
Experience with EBSCONET, EBSCOadmin, GOBI, OCLC WorldShare, and Millennium ILS. Position Breakdown by Percentage of Effort Collection Development: 70% of effort
Selects materials for the library’s general digital and print collections. Consults with Associate Dean for Collections and Content Services and library colleagues on selection of journal and e-book packages and database purchase recommendations.
Leads and manages collections assessment and development by analyzing institutional data, usage statistics, and other metrics; by utilization of title selection plans, such as PDA, DDA, etc.; and by faculty, student and staff requests, publisher offers, and other sources.
Provides data for reports and analyses related to collections development and maintenance as required by university offices and external agencies, including accreditation bodies.
Assists in planning and evaluation of technology as it pertains to traditional and digital services in acquisitions, serials management, electronic resources licensing and collection management
Provides supervision for two full-time Acquisitions and Resource Management staff; assigns and reviews their work, orients and/or trains new staff. Collection Assessment: 20% of effort
Uses relevant data and metrics to support the library’s collection analysis and collection development decisions.
Under the direction of the Acquisitions and Resource Management Coordinator, meets collection assessment goals as established by the Associate Dean of Collections and Content Services.
Advises Collection Development Committee on purchase options relative to collection assessments findings. Library and College Affairs: 10% of effort
Undertakes research and/or professional development related to professional and scholarly interests.
Serves on library, college, and professional committees, elected and assigned. Special Instructions to Applicants Posting Date 11/06/2017 Closing Date 12/07/2017 Open Until Filled? No Posting Number F2016078P EEO Statement The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability. Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/6757 Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). ## Applicant Documents
Required Documents 1. Cover Letter / Letter of Application 2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents 1. Reference List
Metadata Initiatives Librarian
Department: Content & Access Summary of Duties:
The Ohio State University Libraries seeks a cohort of innovative tenure-track faculty librarians to join our team to redesign acquisition and discovery activities. The recently formed Acquisitions and Discovery program comprises multiple units managing work in the arenas of content ordering, receiving, licensing and negotiation, bibliographic description, metadata creation and management, access management for electronic resources, and description and processing of special collections content. This cohort of librarians will join the University Libraries during an exciting period of pivotal transition as we implement a new strategic plan aligned with the University’s priorities (https://president.osu.edu/strategicplan). Not only will the successful candidates enrich existing faculty and staff expertise, but will join the Libraries as we seek to grow and cultivate agile practices that value iterative change through experimentation and risk-taking.
The cohort, under the direction of the Acquisitions and Discovery Strategist, will join a team of program area leaders and collaborate in building innovative processes throughout the lifecycle of library collections. The University Libraries is actively building a new discovery environment to ensure a user-centered experience of seamless discovery, access, and delivery of library resources. Discover Ohio State:
For 147 years, The Ohio State University’s campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It’s where friendships are forged. It’s where rivalries and revelry are born.
The University’s main campus is one of America’s largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio’s best and one of the nation’s top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.
University Libraries promotes innovative research and creative expression, advances effective teaching, curates and preserves information essential for scholarship and learning at Ohio State, and shares knowledge and culture with the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world. Our libraries provide access to deep research collections, an extensive offering of online resources available anytime anywhere, and special collections of exceptional quality and distinction. University Libraries participates actively in OhioLINK and Big Ten Academic Alliance.
Additional information about The Ohio State University Libraries is available at http://library.osu.edu. Appointment: This position is full-time, permanent, 12-month appointment. For appointment as a tenure-track faculty member, the candidate will be required to meet university and University Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure.
Salary, position type, and faculty rank are dependent on qualifications and experience. Benefits: All of the benefits available to you reflect Ohio State’s commitment to provide high-quality, affordable plans and represent a significant component of your total rewards for working at Ohio State. The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 22 days of vacation, 15 days of sick leave, 10 holidays, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one’s annual salary.
State and alternative retirement choices are also available. For a summary of benefits, see: https://hr.osu.edu/new-employees/benefits-overview. Additional Information for Applicants:: Join Us!
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by: November 20, 2017.
Please send cover letter, CV, references, and salary history and requirements to Kristin Gall at email@example.com. Please include the title of the position for which you are posting in the subject field. Contact Information:
Kristin Gall, Human Resources Associate, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614-292-5794. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
An ALA-accredited master’s degree, a master’s degree with specialization in archives, a master’s degree in museum studies or a comparable graduate degree in one of the above fields from a non-U.S. university, reviewed on a case by case basis. Substantial expertise with current and emerging issues, trends, workflows, and best practices in metadata, gained through at least three years of professional experience.
Detailed knowledge of metadata standards such as Dublin Core, VRA Core, METS or MODS. Demonstrated capabilities leveraging scripting languages and/or tools for data manipulation (e.g. OpenRefine, Python, XSLT, etc.). Flexibility and creativity in adapting to rapidly changing metadata management environments.
Excellent analytical skills, including complex problems solving. Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Commitment to librarianship, scholarship, and service which are required criteria to meet University and University Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure (https://library.osu.edu/document-registry/docs/356/stream). Desired
Experience with analyzing and remediating existing metadata to meet current standards. Experience in project planning, workflow development, and/or writing documentation. Knowledge of metadata standards and practices for a variety of communities and specialized applications, including visual resources, media, archives, preservation, etc.
Experience working with library metadata standards, such as RDA, AACR2, and MARC, and authority data, such as LC authorities, VIAF, Getty vocabularies, ORCID, or ISNI. Knowledge of linked data, ontologies, and taxonomies. Experience with description of special collections.
Experience with cross collection discovery system design or development. Experience hiring, training, assessing employees. Success in developing and implementing training programs.
Target Salary: Negotiable Job Category: Instructional/Faculty Job Appointment (FTE%): 100.0 The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
Instructor Or Assistant Professor - Collections Management Librarian
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT New York City College of Technology (City Tech), City University of New York, is the largest public baccalaureate college of technology in the Northeast. The college awards both associate and baccalaureate degrees that allow graduates to pursue careers in the architectural and engineering technologies, the computer, entertainment, and health professions, human services, advertising and publishing, hospitality, business, and law-related professions, as well as programs in career and technical teacher education. The Ursula C. Schwerin Library, New York City College of Technology, CUNY, seeks a tenure-track library faculty member at the Assistant Professor rank, or an Instructor (non-tenure track) to serve as Collections Management Librarian. The successful candidate will coordinate collection development and acquisitions, including planning, budgeting, and assessment, for library materials in all formats, and oversee the collections activities of library subject specialists. The Collections Management Librarian will also offer reference service and be responsible for designated areas of collection development. All members of the library faculty must maintain a record of excellence in librarianship, scholarly achievement, and service. The Ursula C. Schwerin Library is committed to enhancing our multicultural and diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. City Tech’s Ursula C. Schwerin Library is integral to the educational mission of the college, and fosters connections with and supports students, faculty, and staff in their academic pursuits. Library faculty and staff are committed to student success as we implement and acquire those services and resources that will have the greatest positive impact on the diverse City Tech community. The Collections Management Librarian's typical duties include but are not limited to:
Plan, coordinate, and evaluate procedures for the development of library materials collections (books, electronic resources, serials, films, etc.). Assess collections and inform decision-making based on data analysis and feedback from the college community. Oversee deaccessioning and all collections decisions.
Oversee library materials acquisitions and monitor expenditures. Prepare and maintain library department budget requests for the college administration. Establish and maintain relationships with college business office personnel, publishers, and vendors.
Chair the library’s Collection Development Committee. In consultation with committee members, develop budgets for all library materials, and develop and revise the library’s collection development policy. Coordinate and oversee the collection activities of library subject specialists, and align collection priorities with the City Tech curriculum.
Supervise one full-time support staff and occasional part-time staff.
Provide comprehensive reference consultation and instruction to members of the college community in person and online. Develop and maintain broad knowledge of resources in general reference areas as well as City Tech degree fields.
Work as subject specialist in assigned areas to evaluate, select, and deselect library materials. Responsibilities include appropriate and timely expenditures, website content creation in areas of specialization, and communication and consultation with subject faculty regarding resources and services, including information literacy and instruction. QUALIFICATIONS
Master's in Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) or closely related discipline from an ALA-accredited institution * A second master’s degree OR doctorate is required for appointment as Assistant Professor; if appointed as Instructor, which is a non-tenure track title, the candidate will be expected to complete an additional graduate degree within 5 years
Experience in technical services, collection development, acquisitions, or related field
An interest in scholarship or creative achievement appropriate for a tenure-track position
Excellent attention to detail and procurement deadlines
Strong oral and written communication skills, and strong analytical, organizational, and planning skills
Excellent interpersonal and leadership qualities, a commitment to collaboration and mutual respect, and the ability to work efficiently and effectively on shared projects and committees in our multicultural library and college/university community PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience working in an academic or research library
Experience with vendors and content providers, including subscription agents, publishers, and library consortia
Background, experience, or degree in STEM fields, especially health sciences or engineering technologies
Familiarity with current trends in scholarly communication, including open access publishing and open educational resources
Familiarity with assessment practices in libraries and higher education
Familiarity with information and instructional technologies
Familiarity with Aleph and OCLC Candidates should provide a cover letter, CV, statement of scholarly interests, and contact information for three references as one document. COMPENSATION CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. HOW TO APPLY From our job posting system, select "Apply Now", create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests. CLOSING DATE Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes to begin August 7, 2017. JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Faculty EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Job Title: Instructor or Assistant Professor - Collections Management Librarian
Job ID:* 17072 Location: NYC College of Technology
Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
LIBRARIANRequisition # 71951Position BasicsWorking TitleWRITERS' WORKSHOP LIBRARIANAdvertising Ends on:Tuesday, December 5th, 2017Advertising Started on:Tuesday, November 14th, 2017Organization:College of Liberal Arts & SciencesDepartment:Creative WritingSalarySalary:$20,000.00 - $25,000.00Pay Grade:3AJob DetailsPercent Time:50%Type of PositionRegular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university.
Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Duties:This position serves as the Librarian and Library Outreach Specialist for the Glenn Schaeffer Library and Archives as well as the Frank Conroy Reading Room in the Creative Writing Department. The Department seeks a resourceful, flexible professional to maintain, grow and administer the library collection and to serve a variety of constituencies. This position is responsible for outreach activities for both the library and the Creative Writing Department.Selection, Acquisition, Organization, Promotion, and Preservation of Information and Resources:Research and purchase newly published and classic books to add to the workshop reference collection.Archive and catalog audio recordings of workshop events.Collection development: purchase, catalog, shelve new alumni books as they are published.Collect upcoming alumni publication data.Instruction and ConsultationAlumni reference and correspondence: answer reference questions related to former students' experience and correspond about their publications via departmental email.Create and update guides to resources in support of teaching and learning, post to Wiki and share with Teaching Assistant training coordinators.Provide research and learning reference services - collaborate with faculty and graduate students to find resources and information in support of their projects.Advocacy for and Development of Sustainable Models of Scholarly Communication and Information Policy that Meet the Needs of Higher Education and the Public InterestProduce and publish alumni newsletter.Maintain and update workshop website.Write or copy event announcements and enter on UI event calendar.List workshop alumni publications with links to reviews and scholarship.Announce new library acquisitions on the workshop Wiki.Promote workshop and alumni events on social media.Create fundraising materials that reflect the history of the program and alumni accomplishments, both recent and historical.Serve as public relations contact for questions about program history and media materials
Participation in Professional Activities and ServiceServe as Liaison to University Libraries' Special Collections Staff.Attend related conferences as requested.For detailed job description, please email Jenny Britton (firstname.lastname@example.org).The Librarian classification is the first classification in the University Librarian Job Family. For more information about this job family, visit: https://hris.uiowa.edu/CC_Redesign/driver.php?ACTION=DETAIL&FAMILY=PLBNote to Applicant: The qualifications for this job posting are described as competencies or the behaviors needed to be successful in performing the duties of the position at a defined proficiency level/standard.Please assure that your application/resume and/or cover letter illustrates the work experience, knowledge, skills and abilities you have that meet each of the required qualifications.Proficiency levels are defined as:Basic Application
Uses basic understanding of the field to perform job duties; may need some guidance on job duties; applies learning to recommend options to address unusual situations.Working Experience
Successfully completes diverse tasks of the job; applies and enhances knowledge and skill in both usual and unusual issues; needs minimal guidance in addressing unusual situations.For more information about competencies, visit: http://hr.uiowa.edu/competenciesEducation Required:A Master
Librarian III For Serials
Position Information Posting Number NONAC1031 Job Title Librarian III for Serials Position Title Librarian III for Serials Position Type Pay Rate Up to $50,000 annually Department MSM Library (MMC) Position Summary Develop, receipt, processing, and management of the Serial Collection (print and non-print). Manage orders, payment, receipt processing, renewal of serials, and claiming activities. Maintain current links for electronic journals and resolve access-related issue for electronic journals.
Enter serial bibliographic records in the integrated library system. Serve as liaison to faculty, staff and students in fulfilling their research needs through solicitation, and usage determination of serials. Supervise bindery of serials and theses.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Minimum Qualifications Education:
Graduate degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited institution. Experience: Four years of serial and acquisitions experience at the professional level in an academic library. Four years of experience with aggregators, database producers, vendors and sources of electronic journals.
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Preferred Qualifications Posting Date 06/08/2017 Closing Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants
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: http://www.appliedmemeticsllc.com/
Temporary Rare Book Cataloging Librarian
The Syracuse University Libraries is seeking to a Temporary Rare Book Cataloging Librarian. Under the direction of the Head of Acquisitions and Cataloging, the Temporary Rare Book Cataloging Librarian will assist in original and copy cataloging and processing projects for the Special Collections Research Center of the Syracuse University Libraries.
The Temp. Librarian will have experience with MARC format, RDA, LCSH, other LC vocabularies as needed, LC Classification, and other relevant standards. Position requires knowledge of OCLC Connexion and the Voyager Cataloging Module.
Additional projects will require experience with Excel and Google sheets. Temporary Librarian will need to possess a keen attention to detail as well as a good sense of judgment and time management skills. Working knowledge of German is necessary.
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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
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