Location: Oneonta, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Tue Oct 29 2019 Job Description:
The James M. Milne Library at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a twelve-month, tenure-track librarian position reporting to the Head of Bibliographic and Digital Services. Expectations include, but are not limited to, the responsibility for electronic resource management and acquisitions operations.
Duties include but not limited to: management of serials and electronic resources using the Alma electronic resources management system; gathering and reporting acquisitions and electronic resources analytics data; ordering, reporting, and budget management of monographic acquisitions; working closely with faculty members in ordering materials; and supervising the acquisitions assistant in using YBP Library Services' GOBI ordering system. Other responsibilities include cataloging (dependent upon familiarity with AACR2 and RDA practices), and processing of educational materials and curricular items for elementary and secondary education programs offered at the College. The successful candidate will serve as liaison to selected academic departments, assist at the research help desk, and participate in a night/weekend schedule.
Required Qualifications: master's degree in library or information sciences or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program at time of appointment; demonstrated excellence in written communication and presentation skills.
Preferred: second master's degree; experience in acquisitions and collection development procedures; experience in fiscal management techniques; familiarity with the Alma library management system; demonstrated proficiency with commonly used Microsoft Office programs; familiarity with Excel spreadsheets; evidence of participation in team-based initiatives; experience working with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.
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Established in 1889 as a state normal school with the sole mission of training teachers, the SUNY College at Oneonta was a founding member of the State University of New York system in 1948. Today, SUNY Oneonta is a multi-purpose comprehensive public college with programs in the liberal arts, sciences, social sciences, and professional studies. The College is known for outstanding and accessible faculty, a campus community committed to academics and service, developing students into life-long learners, and a beautiful campus that helps nurture connections between the upper Susquehanna Valley of rural central New York and our global society.