Serials Acquisitions Specialist, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking a Serials Acquisitions Specialist responsible for purchasing continuing resources for the Collection Services department. The successful candidate will have the primary responsibility of ordering and paying for serials, databases, and other electronic materials and maintaining accurate records in both the library management system and the university financial system, working directly with the Financial Services department. This position will also assist the collection services department in the collection review process, budget tracking, organizing and maintaining license agreements.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with a Library Management System (ex.Ex Libris Alma.), proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and Word, familiarity with financial systems such as Banner Finance, two years of experience working in a library.

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Discovery Services Librarian, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY

Position: Full-time academic faculty tenure track senior assistant librarian to serve as a Discovery Services Librarian reporting to the Director of Libraries.

Responsibilities: Manages access, problem resolution, assessment, and discovery of all library technologies; ensures that the library’s web presence is accurate, up-to-date, and accessible; identifies training opportunities within the library regarding library technologies; creates usage reports to assist with collection management; serves as primary contact with internal departments and vendors concerning library technologies; provides reference services at a desk, via technology, and by appointment; and serves as a liaison to selected departments; provides general and specialized instruction to faculty and students in the department. Position may work evenings and weekends as appropriate.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in Librarianship/Information Science from an ALA accredited program with one to two years of experience implementing, managing, and supporting integrated library systems, digital repositories and discovery tools; (e.g., Aleph, Alma, ILLiad, Primo, EBSCO Discovery Service, Digital Commons, link resolvers, EZProxy).  Successful candidate must also have the ability to work successfully both as an active, collaborative team member and independently; possess familiarity with professional standards, best practices, and emerging technologies in libraries; and have a strong organizational and project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Academic library experience; knowledge of supporting electronic resource lifecycle activities; experience with reference service, collection development and/or instruction; and/or knowledge of application programming interfaces (API).

Application Procedures:  For application instructions and to apply online go to:  Review of applications will begin immediately.

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Monographs Description Librarian, Duke University Libraries, Durham, NC

Duke University Libraries seeks qualified applicants for the position of Monographs Description Librarian in the Resource Description Department, Technical Services Division. This position is an opportunity for an early-career librarian to work at a major ARL member library invested in making significant contributions to discovery of library resources locally, nationally, and internationally. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent analytical skills, the capacity to learn new skills, customer focus, and creative problem solving. We seek candidates who will thrive in an open, engaging atmosphere that focuses on large-scale movement of materials through workflows as well as continuous learning and sharing of knowledge amongst staff at all levels.

Major responsibilities include cataloging monographic resources for the general library collections according to national standards; working across departments to maintain efficiencies and a seamless discovery experience; active participation in team and department, and division activities; and service to the profession.  You can see the full position description and requirements online.

Duke University Libraries values diversity of thought, perspective, experience, and people, and is actively committed to a culture of inclusion and respect. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  An electronic resume, cover letter, and list of references should be submitted at:

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Serials Bindery Assistant, Washington DC

LAC Federal seeks a qualified Serials Bindery Assistant to work at a major federal library in Washington, D.C. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of serials records and experience working with an Integrated Library System. Work will be performed on-site. This is a full-time contract (40 hour a week; Monday – Friday), benefited position.


  • Pulling selected serials titles from the stacks
  • Preparing serial units for shipment to bindery
  • Preparing digital bindery tickets
  • Creating and updating bibliographic item records and holdings summaries
  • Quality review of all pre-bindable units


  • Prior experience working in library technical services
  • Prior experience working with serials preferred
  • Data entry and shelving experience
  • Experience with binding software desirable
  • Experience using an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
  • Ability to analyze and identify serial patterns and records in multiple languages
  • Must have working knowledge of one Baltic or Eastern European language
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to push 50 lbs.

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Associate Director of Reese Library and Associate Professor, Augusta, Georgia

The University Libraries at Augusta University are building a team of collaborative, forward-thinking colleagues dedicated to providing excellent services to students, faculty, and community. The primary focus of this non-tenure track faculty position is to serve as Associate Director of Reese Library, serving a primarily undergraduate campus of Augusta University. The successful candidate will be technologically sophisticated, committed to problem solving, collegial, and dedicated to building the university into a comprehensive research university. The position oversees management of the unit, supervising approximately 25 faculty and staff.

Responsibilities include working with the Director of Libraries and other campus administrators, students, faculty, and staff to ensure the highest levels of professional library services and academic support; recruiting, developing, and retaining qualified and engaged academic support employees; supporting the library faculty in their teaching, research, and student learning objectives; and promoting the use of library facilities and resources, recognizing that Reese Library exists within national, university, and local communities.

The minimum requirements include an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree, proven leadership skills, and knowledge of management of a Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and experience with Ex Libris Alma.

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Head of Budget, Acquisitions and Discovery Services, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

The University of Richmond Libraries invites applications for the position of Head, Budget, Acquisitions and Discovery Services. Reporting to the University Librarian as part of the University of Richmond Libraries’ senior administrative team, the Head, Budget, Acquisitions and Discovery Services serves as the strategic financial partner and chief financial steward for the University of Richmond Libraries by overseeing the library’s work in acquiring, processing, cataloging and accessioning collections. Provides and pursues exemplary, data- and assessment-informed stewardship of library funds, which exceed $7million annually. Directs staff responsible for licensing and purchasing materials for the collections, cataloging, metadata and systems support for discovery of collections. Advances the mission of the organization, and ensures that the organization’s staff receive high quality administrative support in a manner compliant with University policies and procedures. Directs and plans the comprehensive business affairs of the Libraries, including management and analysis of Library Division budgets, financial results, and regulatory compliance.

Please apply online at and browse the openings, select the position, and attach requested documents. The onsite interview with finalists will include a presentation related to the position’s responsibilities. Review of applications will begin May 18, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The projected start date for the position is August 2018.

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