[aserl_coll_assess] FW: Mississippi State University job posting
From: John Burger (jburgeraserl.org)
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:41:14 -0700 (PDT)
ASERL Friends:

Our colleagues at Mississippi State University are seeking great candidates for 
this position.  Please help spread the word!  Thx.


From: Thornton, Bonnie <bthornton [at] library.msstate.edu>
Sent: Monday, April 22, 2019 1:08 PM
To: John Burger <jburger [at] aserl.org>
Subject: Mississippi State University job posting submission inquiry


The Mississippi State University (MSU) Libraries seek applicants for the 
position of Assistant Professor (Acquisitions Librarian). This tenure track 
position collaborates with relevant personnel and units in order to provide 
leadership and vision for the Libraries' Acquisitions Department. This position 
reports to the Coordinator of Electronic Resources.

Essential duties and responsibilities:*
* Establishes staff and unit goals for one-time acquisitions;
* Supervises acquisitions unit, including the supervision and training of
three staff members and student workers in ordering, receiving and
invoicing one-time purchase materials;
* Manages and provides reports for annual departmental monographic
allocations; instructs library liaisons in the use of Gobi, the library's
book order system;
* Reconciles various acquisitions spreadsheets to ensure expenditures
are correctly charged to university accounts;
* Works collaboratively with other librarians to create solutions to
workflow problems;
* Assists Coordinator of Electronic Resources and Acquisitions in
collection development activities;
* Serves as vendor contact for one-time purchase vendors;
* Meets library and university requirements for promotion and tenure in
the areas of librarianship, research, service and collegiality

Minimum Qualifications:*
* Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program;
* 1-3 years of relevant library experience, including at least one (1)
year of experience with the management and access of monograph
resources in print and electronic formats;
* Supervisory and management experience;

Preferred qualifications:
* Academic Library experience, supervisory experience;
* Additional graduate degree;
* Experience with the acquisition modules of the SirsiDynix Workflows
integrated library systems;
* Knowledge of cataloging (print and electronic) and MARC formats;
* Experience with spreadsheets and databases, preferably MS Excel

For complete job information and to apply, please visit: 


Bonnie Thornton
Continuing Resources Librarian, Assistant Professor
Mississippi State University Libraries
bthornton [at] library.msstate.edu<mailto:bthornton [at] library.msstate.edu>

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