Under the limited supervision of the Collections Procurement Librarian, the Order Support Team Leader provides day-to-day coordination and work distribution for the Order Support Team and students; handles a broad range of technical services to support general and international collections, with a Slavic emphasis. The position also includes searching, purchase order creation, ordering, EOD and EDI record load tracking, preprocessing, troubleshooting, cancellations, vendor communications, bibliographic access; handling materials in Latin and non-Latin scripts. Also responsible for ordering processes training and documentation.
Posting Position Title: Lead Acquisitions Assistant 4
University Job Title: Acquisitions Assistant 4 -Order Support Team
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Extensive knowledge and ability using integrated library systems (e.g. Voyager) for technical service operations as well as in-depth knowledge and ability using a variety of office productivity software (e.g. Excel pivot tables) to distribute and track work.
Required Skill/ability 2: Reading knowledge of one or more non-Roman Slavic languages, Russian preferred.
Required Skill/ability 3: Excellent analytical ability and problem-solving skills and ability to initiate and exercise judgment in identifying and resolving complex problems associated with purchase orders, invoices, and bibliographic and holdings records.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate policies and work effectively and efficiently in a team setting and to establish sound working relationships with other units or departments. Ability to work independently and productively, and to organize varied tasks and set priorities.
Required Skill/ability 5: References must indicate reliable attendance and punctuality, accuracy, and attention to detail, consistency and dependability in performing work assignments. Following detailed procedures, and diligent performance within a team setting also required.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Knowledge and experience with Yale University Library acquisitions policies and practices. Knowledge and experience with online vendor systems. Knowledge and experience using file management and batch record editing tools (e.g. MarcEdit) and Unix/Linux commands in support of automated acquisitions processes.
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Two years of related work experience and a Bachelor's Degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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