Journals Acquisitions/Reference Librarian (Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato)

Journals Acquisitions/Reference Librarian, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato (Probationary, Tenure-Track)

Minnesota State University, Mankato Memorial Library seeks a flexible, innovative, service-oriented individual to serve as Journals Acquisitions/Reference Librarian. This position serves as a member of the Technical Services Team and is responsible for the successful acquisition of print, non-print, and electronic journals for the Library’s collections and serves as a resource person to resolve questions and problems regarding journals acquisitions.

Responsibilities include: oversees journals acquisitions process; serves as a contact person with subscription agents and other journal vendors; licensing for e-journals; monitors and reports on account balances and expenditures using the ALEPH Acquisitions Module; and shares responsibility for development and implementation of ERMS. This position serves as a member of the Reference Services Team and provides all facets of traditional and electronic reference service in a busy library commons setting.

Reference responsibilities will include some evening and weekend hours.

All library faculty serve on teams as a subject liaison to one or more disciplines/programs, with responsibility for collection development and library instruction sessions; shares in providing introductory library instruction sessions; contributes to Library Services Department committees/activities; may participate in university governance through membership on committees and task forces.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: MLS (or related Master’s Degree) from ALA-accredited program; Experience with Reference Services or Technical Services. For Library information, visit: Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at:

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Official vacancy notice and application information available at: Applications received by February 1, 2012 will receive priority. Review of applications will continue until on-campus interviews are scheduled.

Contact Information: Search Committee – Journals Acquisitions/Reference Librarian, Phone: 507-389-5956, TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711,

Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an AA/EO university and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.


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