Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Acquisitions Specialist for the SU Libraries.
Primary Job Duties: Under general supervision, this position is responsible for all aspects of the acquisition of books (including e-books), audiovisual materials, and similar information resources, and for the claiming and processing of serials. This includes all aspects of ordering from creating order records in the consortial catalog and contacting vendors to receiving the resources and preparing them to go to the cataloging or serials departments. It also includes tracking and solving problems with orders as well as making sure purchases are charged to the right budgets and invoices are approved and forwarded to the appropriate units.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and one year of experience with library materials management or knowledge of business procedures and business office experience handling invoices/billing. Ability to use Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of basic library operations and familiarity with an Integrated Library System such as Aleph.
This is a full-time, non-exempt, State position with a full benefits package. Minimum starting salary is $18.32 per hour.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following: A cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of at least three (3) professional references. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail.
Applications received by July 11, 2017 will receive full consideration; the position will remain open until filled.
Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.
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