Head, Serials Acquisitions Unit, Collection Development and Acquisitions Section, Technical Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland

The Serials Acquisitions Unit Head in the Collection Development and Acquisitions Section serves as the head of one of four units and directly supervises a staff of three professional acquisitions librarians and five library technical support staff.  The incumbent is responsible for managing operations of the Unit which acquires approximately 18,000 print and electronic biomedical and related serials, including providing preliminary bibliographic control for serial titles; managing accounts and communication with commercial subscription vendors worldwide; physical processing of print serial issues; creating and maintaining purchase order, receiving, payment and holdings records in an integrated library system; monitoring expenditures on the serials budget; and preparing reports to support analysis of the NLM collection.

The incumbent will be a member of the Collection Development and Acquisitions Section management team, reporting directly to the Section Head, and serve on working groups within NLM and represent NLM to various professional and government organizations.

Job Announcement Number: NIH-NLM-DE-14-1027543

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/359787900

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