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Library Associate
Detroit, MI
Runolfsson, Ritchie and Borer
Detroit, MI
Library Associate
  • 10% Serve as backup to the student supervisor to assist in training and verifying the work of the student assistants
  • Assists with training and coordination of student assistants’ workflow
  • Provides library users with information and assistance in retrieving materials
  • Assist with on demand service at the information desk, including assisting with computers and sources
  • Works cooperatively with colleagues in Order Management to set and achieve unit goals
  • Assist with setting up events within the MSU Libraries and providing on-site event support
  • Create, manage, and interpret reserve usage data for use in determining Libraries policies and procedures
San Francisco, CA
Senior Library Associate
San Francisco, CA
Auer-Mohr
San Francisco, CA
Senior Library Associate
  • Provides administrative and professional assistance to clients, customers, and co-workers in accordance with professional standards and principles
  • Perform related duties as assigned
  • Participates in library committees as a representative of a functional area
  • Utilizes technology to accomplish goals and objectives; analyzes data in order to compile, prepare and distribute necessary information
  • Uses knowledge of subject matter sufficient to identify, understand and respond to requests in functional areas throughout the library
  • Coordinates and supervises special projects
  • Performs library responsibilities with knowledge of both library terminology and procedures and functional area policies and procedures, identifies problems, and suggests solutions, which may affect policy
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New York, NY
Senior Library Associate, Library
New York, NY
O'Connell Inc
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New York, NY
Senior Library Associate, Library
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  • Assist with training of new employees and student workers
  • Perform the full range of inter-library services tasks related to lending and borrowing
  • Assist in setting up electronic resource trials and in scheduling and conducting resource training sessions
  • Assist with package reconciliation and troubleshooting electronic resources access issues
  • Contribute to the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date acquisitions or serials information in the Libraries’ ILS, Alma
  • Work with the Lilly Access and Delivery Services Manager to provide reserves-related training for Library Service Desk staff and student workers
  • Supervises, trains, and revises the work of student assistants; assists in training new staff
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science
Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science
Northeastern University
Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science
Skills Skills
  • Performs professional work such as basic reference services (e.g., readers' advisory), collection maintenance, and conducting programs for all age groups
  • Knowledge of basic research methods
  • Ability to understand and apply techniques, methods, and procedures used in the library system
  • Basic keyboarding skills
  • Knowledge of email, word processing and complex library online resources searches and/or processing
  • Ability to compile and interpret statistical data
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to develop and make presentations to all age groups
  • Ability to review library materials and recommend purchases
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides interlibrary loan and document delivery services to faculty, students, staff, and other entities
  • Assists in compilation of lending and borrowing statistics for interlibrary loan requests
  • Assists with training and coordination of student assistants’ workflow
  • Inputs data into an online accounting system
  • Performs searches in specialized legal research databases
  • Physically prepares textual documents for digital conversion using a precision scanner, and identifies and corrects production issues
  • Performs other duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position
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Branch Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Library & Archives Paraprofessional 3: $2,485-$3,212
  • Library & Archives Paraprofessional 4: $2,724-$3,541
  • Library & Archives Paraprofessional 5: $2,925-$3,807
  • Experience providing adult/young adult reference and reader's advisory services
  • Collection management experience, including selection, weeding, and record maintenance
  • Within the past 10 years, one year of lead or supervisory experience including the responsibility to hire, train, supervise, coach, and evaluate staff
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
  • Ability to lift or move light to medium weight boxes, books or similar items, push a heavy book truck
  • Ability to handle material which can contain dust or microscopic mold spores
  • Basic keyboarding skills
  • Knowledge of email, word processing and complex library online resources searches and/or processing
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Previous work experience in library services
  • Previous experience working with teens in formal and informal leaning environments
  • Proficiency in digital production software
  • Proficiency in the knowledge of teen literature
  • Proficiency conducting programs or workshops for teens
  • Previous work experience in customer service
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Minimum of one (1) year of work experience providing direct customer service to the public
  • Basic knowledge of books, authors and other resources in the assigned area, including standard bibliographic tools
  • General knowledge of electronic resources available through the Internet and other databases including electronic search strategies
  • General knowledge of library policies and procedures and the ability to communicate them to the public highly desired
  • Ability to identify customers’ actual questions, and provide answers or appropriate referrals
  • Skill in using print and electronic resources efficiently to locate information and/or materials requested by customers
  • Skill in operating media equipment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, the public, other city employees and outside agencies
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and tact in the application of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures and in difficult or sensitive situations, in person and or over the telephone with the customer
  • If tentatively selected for the position, a criminal background check, traffic record check, consumer credit check, and mandatory drug and alcohol test will be conducted (as appropriate); and
  • The appointee to the position may be offered employment contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory enhanced suitability screening
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Previous experience with special collections and/or archives in a library setting, museum and/or cultural heritage institution
  • Previous utilizing Microsoft Excel
  • Previous experience managing projects
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Train and supervise student assistant(s)
  • Prior experience working in an academic research library with at least three years of library experience to obtain a specialized knowledge of library systems and procedures
  • Demonstrated proficiency using computer-based technology and ability to adapt to new technologies
  • Can effectively organize and prioritize daily work
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer service
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in film studies
  • Familiarity with issues involved in the field of film/video/multimedia
  • Experience using audio-visual equipment and multiple video formats including region-free DVD players and VCRs, playback/record/edit functions, 16mm film projection
  • Computer competence in both the Windows and Mac environments
  • Familiarity with digitization software such as Handbrake, Mac the Ripper, and/or similar tools
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Searching and Ordering
  • Performs complex pre-order searching in Arabic language and transliteration to obtain and verify bibliographic and order information, determine availability and price, and prevent duplicate orders
  • Executes ordering processes for print monographs, electronic monographs and new standing order sets: communicates with Arabic language vendors to place orders; resolves order, supply, and payment issues; uses Duke procurement card to place orders, as necessary, according to established procedures
  • Creates bibliographic and order records in the integrated library system in Arabic language and transliteration to support discovery and preclude duplication; releases purchase orders and encumbers funds in appropriate foreign currency; troubleshoots errors, corrects transliteration and character set problems
  • Loads vendor-supplied (Leila) bibliographic and order records into the integrated library system whenever invoices are supplied. Reviews LC CAP bibliographic records for completeness and creates holdings, items, and bar code records using MARC Edit
  • Receiving and Check-in
  • Manages receipt of shipments of Arabic language materials: oversees students verification of material against invoice/packing slip; performs complex research and problem-solving to resolve conflicts between shipment, invoice, and/or local records (e.g., incorrect title received, title change, missing materials)
  • Supervises and reviews students arrival of material and creation of invoice in local system for accuracy and completeness of invoice information (i.e., vendor address, amount charged, and fund code); ensures timely invoice creation and material arrival in case of student assistant absence; routes print copy of invoice to Acquisitions Accounting Services
  • Verifies Duke procurement card transactions and reconciles monthly statement; monitors monograph budgets in area of responsibility to ensure funds do not exceed appropriations
  • Cataloging Support
  • Collaborates with Team Lead for Non-Roman Languages to monitor and regulate workflow of Middle-Eastern language material
  • Copy catalogs Arabic language materials: searches OCLC and other online bibliographic databases in native language characters and transliteration; exports records to ILS
  • Assists monograph and serials catalogers in providing additional bibliographic access to Arabic language materials by consulting on bibliographic data, and by correcting transcription, transliteration, and typographical errors
  • Claiming and Cancellations
  • Manages orders in process: issues claims for materials not received by expected arrival date; ensures claim reports and vendor responses are processed in a timely manner; communicates persistent non-receipt problems to section head
  • Cancels unfilled orders based on established policies and procedures; reorders cancelled titles as appropriate, and records updates in order and encumbrance in local system
  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Supervises, trains, and revises the work of student assistants; assists in training new staff
  • Serves as a resource to colleagues in Collection Development, Cataloging and Acquisitions Departments for matters relating to the acquisition of Arabic language materials
  • Works in close collaboration with the Librarians for Arabic language to ensure timely acquisition and cataloging of materials
  • Works cooperatively with colleagues in Order Management and within the Acquisitions Department to achieve unit, department and division goals
  • Provides appropriate information to Acquisitions Accounting for setting up new vendors in Aleph and R3 accounting system
  • Other Related Duties
  • Collects and reports statistics each month; compiles counts of orders in process and other required statistics or budget and order data on demand
  • Attends and participates in required meetings, workshops, planning sessions and development opportunities
  • Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein
  • It is the expectation that all Duke University Libraries staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning and a commitment to diversity
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Branch Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Library & Archives Paraprofessional 3: $2,441-$3,155
  • Library & Archives Paraprofessional 4: $2,676-$3,478
  • Library & Archives Paraprofessional 5: $2,873-$3,740
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • 60% Responsible for the employment,termination, training, and supervising of all student workers and graduate assistants in the Circulation Services unit. Assigns schedule of student workers, and maintaining allocated budget for payroll. Approves time and prepares time sheets for student workers and graduate assistants to meet the deadline of each payroll period
  • 20% During all hours of department operation, assigns the pool of trained students in Circulation Services on a priority basis to all the areas in Circulation Services as needed, making sure all tasks are completed. Uses independent judgment for the resolution of problems including any emergency involving patrons and/or the building
  • 20% Maintains unit’s electronic presence, editing all internal and public documents as necessary. Maintains reports of security incidents within the library. Oversees scheduling of Group Collaboration Spaces and Presentation Practice Rooms
  • 3-5 years library relevant work experience
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Senior Library Associate, Digital Services Resume Examples & Samples

  • Experience working in a research library or other cultural heritage institution
  • Familiarity with digitization and digital library research and practice, including emerging technology trends related to digitization and image capture technology and file format and quality standards for digitized text, image, audio, and video
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects, design and execute workflows, set goals and meet deadlines and objectives
  • Familiarity with tools to track project workflows and time tracking (e.g., Trello, Everhour, Excel)
  • Familiarity with standards for care and handling of rare and fragile materials, including audio-visual material
  • Familiarity with methods for tracking and assessing costs, outcomes, and usage/analytics data
  • Experience with digital image editing software (e.g., Photoshop)
  • Knowledge of digital asset management systems (e.g., Hydra/Fedora, DSpace, or CONTENTdm), finding aid systems (Archivists Toolkit or ArchivesSpace), and third-party public access portals (e.g., Internet Archive, Wikimedia Commons, Flickr, Digital Public Library of America, HathiTrust)
  • Comfort working in a production environment while following best practices for material handling and preservation quality digitization
  • Superior attention to detail, problem solving skills, and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills, including ability to document workflows
  • Ability to work in a team based environment and with a diverse clientele
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • 55% Perform copy and complex cataloging that involves editing and modifying bibliographic records in SirsiDynix Symphony. Resolve complex bibliographic problems requiring extensive knowledge and application of national and local standards and policies. Creates and verifies call numbers, explands cutter numbers; and, creates copy holdings and MARC holdings records
  • 15% Verify, edit, revise, and maintain the list of titles of books, journals, databases, etc. for LibGuides to head of the department. Create and maintain Trello boards for the department. Maintain the department's documentation and information in the SharePoint site
  • 15% Assist the department head with quality control issues and document policies and procedures that will contribute to the overall role and mission of the department, and assist in departmental and library wide training
  • 10% Serve as backup to the student supervisor to assist in training and verifying the work of the student assistants
  • 5% Other duties as assigned
  • One year of related library experience
  • Working knowledge of computer hardware/software
  • Knowledge of cataloging practices and standards, including MARC21, RDA, LCSH, and LC classification
  • Familiarity of BISAC subject headings
  • Familiarity and expertise with SirsiDynix Symphony and OCLC Connexion
  • Familiarity with LibGuides, SharePoint and Trello
  • Ability to sit for three to four hours at a time
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • 60% Produces copy, member and complex cataloging of library materials received in most formats, including but not limited to print and electronic books, electronic theses and dissertations, microfilm/fiche, and serials. Processes materials recommended for transfers, withdrawn titles/volumes and reinstated titles. Produces cataloging for rare books and Young People's collection. Provides cataloging to reclassify materials from Dewey Decimal to Library of Congress call number classification
  • 25% Assists the Department Head with training, reviewing system generated reports for quality control, and oversees special departmental projects. Serves as the department student supervisor. Performs print journal check in. Assists with the physical processing of materials when needed. Opens and sort incoming mail when needed. Serves as a back up for acquisitions functions, including but not limited to ordering, receiving, and processing invoices
  • 15% Resolves complex bibliographic problems in the Library's integrated system requiring the use of national and local cataloging standards and policies
  • 3-5 years of library work experience or related work experience
  • Familiarity with SirsiDynix Symphony integrated library system
  • At least 3 years cataloging experience
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to push, pull and lift at least 50 pounds
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Library Associate Children s Resume Examples & Samples

  • Previous experience working with children
  • Proficiency in children’s literature
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education or related field
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Promptly respond to requests for articles and bibliographic references needed by regulatory, medical writing, medical information, and medical communication groups
  • Technical degree in library science and two years’ experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical library, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • In consultation with the Library Director, hire, oversee, supervise, train, schedule, coordinate, evaluate, and assign work to the hourly student employees
  • Oversee daily operation reports and library use statistics
  • Coordinate and verify patron fines and levy and forgive fines as appropriate, resolve problems with patrons relating to Library fines and charges, library policies and procedures
  • Oversee and manage periodical operations, including cataloging and weeding of the collections; catalog and deaccession books in the collection
  • Assist with on demand service at the information desk, including assisting with computers and sources
  • Manage Library cash fund, supplies, and billing
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Previous experience with exhibits or display work in libraries, museums, galleries, and/or retail settings
  • Previous experience in the care and handling of fragile materials
  • Previous experience utilizing Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience using hand or power tools
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Acquisition and receiving of all print and electronic books, DVDs, CD-ROM, and rush reserve titles for all NYIT libraries
  • Order online and periodical resources and library supplies
  • Manage budgets/purchasing expenditures for three NYIT libraries
  • Maintain excellent relationships with accounts payable, procurement and vendors
  • May include some public services or occasional evenings or weekends
  • Business or Accounting background desired
  • Knowledge of SIRSI-Dynix acquisitions, GOBI, Oracle a plus
  • Knowledge of MSWord, Excel and ability to learn and use new software
  • Ability to use and search in various online websites & databases
  • Ability, to run, prepare and analyze reports
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Responsible for running a weekly courier between the MSU Libraries, other on-campus libraries and members of the Mississippi Library Partnership. This requires driving the van to each location, loading and unloading boxes of books for the libraries
  • Assists with routine building maintenance as needed for the MSU Libraries
  • Assist with setting up events within the MSU Libraries and providing on-site event support
  • Retrieves materials from collection donors from throughout the State and sometimes the region
  • Responsible for reconciling monthly fuel reports
  • Applies knowledge of policies, procedures and national standards accepted by the MSU Libraries
  • Utilizes technology to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Processes materials according to classification, circulation, and maintenance procedures
  • Prepares and expedites orders for library material. Checks for accuracy upon receipt
  • Prepares new materials for circulation
  • Assists patrons in use of systems and answers inquiries regarding library resources and policies
  • Provides library users with information and assistance in retrieving materials
  • Performs a variety of library and office support tasks
  • Assembles and prepares a variety of information and data for reports, studies and other purposes
  • May deliver or retrieve materials from other departmental offices and libraries
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • *The departmental hiring rate for this position is $31,804 annually***
  • Plans and promotes programs for youth such as art activities, crafting, etc
  • Conducts Early Literacy, Literacy and Cultural programs such as: Babygarden, KinderRead, Toddler Time, Learning Edge, and Storytime
  • Provides assistance in the use of computer, copier, AWE-Early Literacy Stations and scanners
  • Provides excellent customer service; assists patrons with library materials, use of computer, copier, AWE-Early Literacy Stations, scanners, etc
  • Answers reference questions involving resources and electronic formats
  • Provides Reader's Advisory and regular coverage of the Public Service desks
  • Prepares bibliographies and suggested reading lists; sets up book displays
  • Orders literature of the Children's collection
  • Creates carts and grids for the Collection Development team
  • Builds and maintains the libraries juvenile collection
  • Assists with outreach activities including school visits and library tours
  • Maintains and monitors KidZone, Playscape, and the program room
  • Inventories Storytime Kids, Summer Reading Program materials, and other materials as assigned
  • Leads, plans, and executes book displays; displays showcasing themes, seasons, etc
  • Participates in committees and attends job-related trainings
  • Supervises part-time employees and volunteers
  • Conducts meetings with Library Aides
  • Promotes the concept of Family Place Library in Norfolk
  • Performs administrative duties such as collecting data and preparing written reports
  • Possess a Bachelor's Degree
  • Prior experience working with children in a library setting
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft: Excel, PowerPoint & Excel
  • Ability to succeed in a team environment/setting
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in or equivalent work experience acquired in a specialized subject area or in a specialized library function
  • Computer and Microsoft Office Suite proficiency required
  • Ability to learn a variety of specialized library management systems
  • Careful attention to detail and accuracy required
  • Must be able to work independently within parameters of established library policies and procedures
  • Ability to work collegially on projects and assignments is required
  • Experience working with the public and willingness to share information
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress Classification System, Rutgers Library system and the Library Catalog preferred
  • Experience with automated library systems or other information systems also preferred
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides and promotes information regarding library services, programs, policies, and procedures
  • Performs professional work such as basic reference services (e.g., readers' advisory), collection maintenance, and conducting programs for all age groups
  • Answers basic reference inquiries by providing information which may include searching on-line databases and print resources as required and directing the customer to the source of the information
  • Keeps abreast of changing technology as it relates to library activities
  • Provides guidance and technical assistance to staff and customers
  • Assists customers by providing readers' advisory
  • Compiles data, prepares reports, may assist, and/or make oral presentations
  • Follows established cash handling procedures when processing daily money
  • Promotes Library services and activities through outreach, including the establishment of community partnerships that may include oral presentations
  • May schedule, assign, monitor, and review the work of others
  • Operates standard office and library equipment such as personal computers using work processing, spreadsheet, database, and other related software, peripheral and electronic devices, cash registers, copiers, fax machines, microfilm and microfiches equipment, and calculators
  • Required to work customer service desk
  • Understands the use of credit card payment system
  • Understands and assists in the use of self-service equipment
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the City of Jacksonville's competencies
  • Knowledge of library procedures, techniques, and policies
  • Knowledge of the Library's organization, operation, policies, and procedures
  • Knowledge of basic research methods
  • Knowledge of cash handling procedures
  • Ability to use computer databases including computerized catalog and circulation systems
  • Ability to interview, and gather data
  • Ability to schedule, assign, monitor, and review the work of others
  • Ability to understand and apply techniques, methods, and procedures used in the library system
  • Ability to recommend age appropriate material
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to compile and interpret statistical data
  • Depending on assignment, must have ability to travel between various locations to meet the assignments of the position
  • A Bachelors' Degree from an accredited institution is required and two-years of experience in administrative, clerical, retail, or library support work
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Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Receiving and Check-in (30%) Manages receipt of shipments of Western language materials: oversees students’ verification of material against invoice/packing slip; performs complex research and problem-solving to resolve conflicts between shipment, invoice, and/or local records (e.g., incorrect title received, title change, missing materials)
  • Supervises and reviews students’ arrival of material and creation of invoice in local system for accuracy and completeness of invoice information (i.e., vendor address, amount charged, and fund code); ensures timely invoice creation and material arrival in case of student assistant absence; routes print copy of invoice to Acquisitions Accounting Services
  • Cataloging Support (35%)
  • Independently monitors and regulates workflow of purchased material, using knowledge of book publication trends, areas of academic interest, and likely cataloging practices at peer institutions to guide appropriate adjustments
  • Copy catalogs purchased monographs: searches OCLC and other online bibliographic databases in native language characters and transliteration; exports records to Aleph ILS
  • Searching and Ordering (25%)
  • Performs pre-ordering bibliographic research, using library databases, internet and print resources to verify and obtain bibliographic and order information; determines best price and most reliable availability to acquire resources expeditiously in the service of patron satisfaction
  • Applies independent judgment gained through experience to determine and assign appropriate vendor for each resource. Communicates extensively with foreign and domestic vendors to obtain order and payment information. Relays relevant information to Acquisitions Accounting for setting up new vendors in Aleph and R3 accounting system
  • Performs copy cataloging duties for new resources, using independent judgment to determine best OCLC record for use. Creates original temporary bibliographic records in MARC format in the ILS when no copy is available. Creates purchase orders against newly created bibliographic records
  • Monitors University appropriated and endowment budgets in area of responsibility to ensure funds do not exceed appropriations; collaborates with subject librarians on issues ofbudget management and acquisition priorities
  • Releases purchase orders and encumbers funds; Places orders using a Duke Procurement card according to established policies; verifies and reconciles transactions via SAP universal worklist interface
  • Loads vendor-supplied MARC/order records into Aleph using custom loaders
  • Vendor Relations Maintenance and Order Management (3%)
  • Issues claims to vendors and publishers for materials not received according to established guidelines
  • Negotiates with vendors regarding viable alternatives to not readily available, duplicate or out-of-print material
  • Cancels unfilled orders in keeping with established policies and procedures, freeing up encumbrances and collaborating with subject librarians on reallocation
  • Communication and Collaboration (2%)
  • Serves as primary point of contact between subject librarians and Technical Services, offering guidance and feedback on budget management and acquisition priorities; supplies subject librarians with budget and order statistics to be used for conferences, vendor performance assessment and donor updates
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with vendors in order to ensure best quality of service and prompt resolution of shipping and billing problems
  • Communicates and engages in collaborative problem resolution with the Receipts Management Section, the Collection Development Department, and the Monographic and Serials Cataloging units
  • Collaborates with supervisor to identify needed capacity, staff, and resources to best address patron needs and to evaluate work flows and acquisition procedures regularly
  • Works cooperatively with colleagues in Order Management to set and achieve unit goals
  • Researches and resolves problems; serves as a primary expert in area of responsibility for matters relating to the acquisition of resources in various formats
  • Updates key stakeholders regarding the status of orders and budget, particularly as they relate to order requests not yet processed
  • Maintains and submits work statistics to supervisor at the end of each month and periodically compiles counts of orders in process
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Senior Library Associate, Library Resume Examples & Samples

  • Acquire new or renew materials in both physical and electronic form through verification of incoming recommendations and subsequent selection of appropriate vendor and fund to ensure timely receipt of items
  • Monitor the full life cycle of monograph orders and serial subscriptions, intervening and troubleshooting as required (e.g. investigating non-supply and initiating claims) to ensure accurate and timely order fulfilment, referring as necessary to appropriate supervisors
  • Receive and process serial issues and standing orders to ensure immediate availability of complete holdings, and longer-term selection/collation/handling of volumes for binding to ensure continued integrity and availability of journal collections for library users
  • Perform the full range of inter-library services tasks related to lending and borrowing
  • Contribute to the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date acquisitions or serials information in the Libraries’ ILS, Alma
  • Undertake project-based work as required to accommodate wider policy and procedural changes
  • Assist with package reconciliation and troubleshooting electronic resources access issues
  • Assist with training of new employees and student workers
  • Assist in setting up electronic resource trials and in scheduling and conducting resource training sessions
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing environments and priorities
  • Effective customer service skills, and the ability to positively work directly with customers both via electronic, telecommunication, and face-to-face means
  • Knowledge of basic accounting skills and basic computer programs
  • Knowledge of office etiquette
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, and ability to communicate clearly with others
  • Ability to solve problems and demonstrate analytical skills
  • Ability to review complex documents, and gather information from a variety of sources and present information clearly and concisely
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a diverse team
  • Ability to carry out tasks with minimal supervision and complete work in a timely manner
  • Knowledge of an Integrated Library System’s acquisitions module and knowledge of a library’s acquisitions life cycle
  • Two years of work experience in a library acquisitions, electronic resources, serials, or interlibrary loan department
  • Two years of work experience in a position requiring strong customer service skills
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Senior Library Associate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Performs library responsibilities with knowledge of both library terminology and procedures and functional area policies and procedures, identifies problems, and suggests solutions, which may affect policy
  • Uses knowledge of subject matter sufficient to identify, understand and respond to requests in functional areas throughout the library
  • Utilizes technology to accomplish goals and objectives; analyzes data in order to compile, prepare and distribute necessary information
  • Participates in library committees as a representative of a functional area
  • Provides administrative and professional assistance to clients, customers, and co-workers in accordance with professional standards and principles
  • Retains knowledge of policies and procedures of other libraries and national standards and applies, upon appropriate approval, current trends and developments in library science
  • Coordinates and supervises special projects