Electronic Resources & Serials Specialist

Washington, D.C.
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Created: July 12, 2014


Lauinger Library is seeking an Electronic Resources & Serials Specialist.  This is a six month Term position, which will play a vital role in supporting the daily operations of the Electronic Resources & Serials Unit. This position is responsible for the receiving, invoicing and bibliographic maintenance for periodicals, standing orders and microforms.  This includes checking-in materials, updating and correcting holdings, creating item records for standing orders, physical processing of periodicals, projecting future dates for volumes, and corresponding with vendors regarding missing or damaged items.  This position also performs complex, time-sensitive technical support for electronic resources and helps the Unit with special projects related to electronic resources.  This position reports to the Unit Head of the Electronic Resources/Serials Unit.  The Unit Head reports to the Head of the Technical Services Department.

Degree Program (list):  Bachelor’s degree required. Two years of experience in an academic library, specifically with acquisitions, serials and/or electronic resources.

Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certification: Working knowledge of library operations and experience using an ILS, preferably III’s Millenium/Sierra.  Additional knowledge using an Electronic Resources Management System (ERMS), such as Proquest’sSerials Solutions.

Other Skills: Proven evidence of aptitude for accurate, detailed, and quantitative work, excellent communications skills, good analytical and problem-solving skills, and flexibility to work within a changing environment.


Published: Saturday, July 12, 2014 13:35 UTC

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