2012- 121 SERIALS/ACQUISITIONS LIBRARIAN
|Job #||2012-121 (042794)|
|Department||Earl S. Richardson Library|
|Hiring Salary||Commensurate with Experience|
|Posting Date||December 14, 2012|
|Closing Date||Open Until Filled|
Department: Earl S. Richardson Library
Duties: Manages the acquisition, access, maintenance, and preservation of serials in all formats; reports to the Associate Director of Technical Services; works with librarians in the Earl S. Richardson Library and faculty members to select and implement special projects and plays a significant role in managing the overall operations of the Acquisition/Serials departments; works with Collection Development concerning vendors, ordering, and payment issues; participates in research and creative work, and service to the University-at-large, i.e., faculty, students, staff and administration and the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI); provides leadership of a unit consisting of 3-4 full time employee staff that acquires, checks-in, claims and preserves serials and standing order monographic series; develops and implements policies and procedures; resolves serials related problems encountered by staff; oversees the use of Aleph's (Ex Libris) acquisitions clients; prepares reports and maintains statistics; performs original cataloguing for continuing resources; works closely with Collection Development and Electronic Services regarding acquisitions and access to electronic journals; participates in professional organizations and stays informed of current trends in the serials industry regarding vendor-developed services, automated systems and publishing models; prepares reports detailing the activities of the Serials and Acquisition Departments; participates in forums, i.e., local, state-wide and national concerning the practices in serials and acquisitions; investigates industry-leading technology solutions for libraries in the field of serials and acquisitions, e-source resolutions and licensing concerns; and performs other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications: Masters Degree from an ALA-accredited institution; 3-5 years supervisory experience in an academic library with current digital library technologies, standards, and practices.
Requirements: Knowledge of serials acquisitions and serials management; knowledge of OCLC and an integrated library system; knowledge of AACR2, RAD, LCSH, MARC 21 and LC classification; knowledge of electronic serials resources; knowledge of Aleph acquisitions and cataloging modules, ability to supervise library staff in an academic library setting; ability to perform cataloging; , ability to organize, handle multiple tasks, and produce detailed work; ability to work independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing environment; ability to communicate effectively; ability to interact with diverse technological backgrounds.
To Apply: Send letter of interest indicating Job # 2012-121, a resume, a Morgan State University Application for Employment, and three names of references with telephone numbers to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or you may e-mail your information to email@example.com. EEO/AA
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