Acquisitions Librarian (Univ of Mich Law Library, Michigan)

Acquisitions Librarian (Univ of Mich Law Library, Michigan)

Duties: Manages, coordinates, and supervises the work of the Acquisitions Services Unit and its functions including, but not limited to, orders, claims, cancelations, and payments; manages the expenditures and financial reporting for the Law Library collection budget; purchases legal materials for the collection in diverse formats (tangible and electronic); coordinates approval plans; coordinates electronic resource licensing; and, participates in Library management.

Supervises full-time and student staff. Minimum qualifications: Masters Degree in Information or Library Science from a U.S. accredited graduate school or Bachelors degree and equivalent combination of education and experience; at least 3 years of professional acquisitions experience; knowledge of and experience with library management systems; at least 3 years supervisory experience; proven ability to work effectively with other decision makers; excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills; and the flexibility and creativity to be effective in a changing environment. Desired qualifications: Experience with Innovative Interfaces’ Millennium library management system; ability to learn and understand complex Law Library practices and procedures and to apply technology to them; experience in a large research or law library; demonstrated ability to work with foreign languages. Salary: $49,000 minimum, salary dependent on education and experience plus benefits worth 28% of salary. Available: Applications accepted until March 30, 2012. Applications considered upon receipt. To apply: Send letter, resume, three references and copies of all post-secondary transcripts to: Mary Clemence, Business Administrator, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LAW LIBRARY, 801 Monroe, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1210. Email: lawlibraryhiring@umich.edu. For a complete job description, please see: http://www.law.umich.edu/library/info/jobs/Documents/acquisitions_librarian_job_description.pdf University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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