The incumbent, reporting to the Head of Acquisitions and Collection Development, provides accurate and timely access to records for all formats of electronic resources in the library's electronic resource management system (ERMS) and library catalog. These records make electronic resources accessible to library patrons and assist technical services staff to make accurate purchase, license, and renewal decisions.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent technical training in library operations, especially library acquisitions, serials, cataloging, or systems.
Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.
Minimum 3 years work experience in a library setting. Courses in library science would be helpful. Experience with electronic books and/or serials, the publishing industry, and computer systems are desirable.
Demonstrated knowledge in a range of electronic resources standards, formats, and systems, included, but not limited to: MARC, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Innovative's Sierra, OCLC Connexion, Serials Solutions.
Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision, organize materials and maintain careful attention to detail, use sound judgment, analyze information, evaluate situations and recommend solutions to supervisor in order to complete workload and resolve problems. Ability to perform with frequent interruptions and distractions, appropriately prioritizing tasks in the face of changing priorities and fluctuating workloads. Careful attention to detail is required.
Strong written and oral communication skills to work effectively with library patrons, staff, and vendors.
Skill with Microsoft Office Suite with advanced Excel competency highly preferred.
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