Under direction of the Cataloging and Continuations Management Librarian, and working with other members of the Law Library staff, this individual is responsible for a broad mix of acquisitions activities.
As part of a team performing ordering, receiving, and invoicing of legal publications, s/he is responsible for receiving monographs and continuations, including the creation and maintenance of online records in Voyager library management system. S/he is responsible for identifying title changes and solving problems relating to continuations. S/he updates online records when continuations are cancelled or cease publication. Serves as an information source for other staff and patrons.
The person in this position will work independently on database maintenance projects.
S/he will create acid-free boxes, or other enclosures, to house fragile materials, and create pamphlet bindings.
The person in this position serves as a backup for a number of tasks including library mail functions, book marking, and processing of rush order monographs.
This is a part-time, 20 hours per week, benefits-eligible appointment.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
Associate's degree, and/or 1-2 years equivalent training and/or work experience. Requires knowledge of or the ability to quickly understand the specialized and esoteric field of legal publications. Ability to work with computers and specialized applications. Demonstrated, sustained attention to detail, self-motivation, ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. This rapidly evolving work environment requires initiative and flexibility to take on new responsibilities.
Preferred qualifications include: Bachelor's degree, experience working in library technical services; experience in handling legal publications; ability to work with materials in one or more foreign languages; experience with integrated library management software such as Voyager, and Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel.
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