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Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Coordinator
Villanova University

  • Sep. 26, 2017
 
  • Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Coordinator
  • Villanova University
    Villanova, PA
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Library Sciences (all categories)
 
 
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Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Coordinator


Posting Number: 20171512S

Position Type: Staff

Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants

Work Schedule: FT/12 Month

Department: 288-Falvey Library

Position Summary

Reporting to the Managing Librarian for Resource Management, the Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Coordinator is responsible for overall management of electronic resources that may include acquisitions, order management and support, materials fund support, activation, record and metadata maintenance, and troubleshooting for databases, online journals, ebooks, and other web-based information resources using bibliographic databases and vendor systems.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acquisitions. Identifies and processes requested items for library acquisition using vendor systems, e-commerce sites and bibliographic databases, verifies accuracy of data, monitors requests for duplicates, and places orders through a variety of channels. May participate in acquisitions functions in the integrated library system and vendor interfaces such as EBSCOnet and GOBI.


  • Electronic Resource Management. Establishes and maintains access to electronic resources like databases, online journals, and ebooks in the electronic resource management system and other discovery tools with accuracy. Keep abreast of changes to access, titles, provider, information related to evidence-based acquisition programs, etc. Collaborates with Description Management on metadata changes, integration, and optimization of systems for the discovery and access of collections.


  • Troubleshooting and Support. Activates access and troubleshoots access issues for electronic resources, collaborating with library staff and vendors. Builds strong relationships with library staff and vendors.


  • Order Management and Support. Communicates with publishers, vendors, and staff regarding order status. Track changes in content, cost, and approval status for new and renewal orders. Troubleshoot and supports order issues with vendors.


  • Materials Fund Support. Monitors materials budgets and report on expenditures and acquisitions.


  • Contributes to programs, goals and strategic initiatives of the Collections and Scholarship, Falvey Memorial Library, Villanova University and professional organizations, as appropriate.


  • Performs additional duties and assists with special projects as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree, required.


  • Demonstrated proficiency with email systems, Internet web browsers, and desktop office applications, including Microsoft Office products.


  • Knowledge of electronic resource management utilities and automated library software, preferred.


  • Knowledge of bibliographic control procedures and standards, including familiarity with Library of Congress classification system, MARC, and RDA, preferred.


  • 1+ years of progressively responsible relevant experience, preferred.


  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.


  • Demonstrated interest and enthusiasm for developing and maintaining relationships with diverse user communities.


  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to handle high volume of activity with a high degree of accuracy.


  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Meets organizational competencies identified by the library.


  • Computer proficiency with software applications (e.g. Microsoft Office), integrated library systems, electronic resources management products.


Preferred Qualifications

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours

Prolonged sitting, standing and walking for up to 4 hours at a time, frequent bending and lifting, able to lift up to 40 lbs of library materials while moving/walking, pushing and pulling a book truck (4 wheels) of library materials weighing between 50 and 100 lbs., ability to climb several flights of stairs on an occasional basis.

Special Message to Applicants

Please include contact information for 3 references.

Posting Date: 09/20/2017

Closing Date (12am ET):

Open Until Filled:

Salary Posting Information: Commensurate with experience.

Salary Band: G

Job Classification: Non-Exempt

To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12308

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.



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