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Lecturer (Acquisitions Librarian)

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LECTURER (ACQUISITIONS LIBRARIAN)SIU CARBONDALELIBRARY AFFAIRSSIU Carbondale, Library Affairs, is seeking a Lecturer (Acquisitions Librarian). Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master’s of Library Science degree or equivalent, awarded by date of appointment; minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience; knowledge of monographic and/or serials acquisitions; knowledge of or experience in fiscal management; proficiency in using a variety of software packages, including spreadsheets and databases (e.g. MS Excel and MS Access); knowledge of current and emerging publishing and scholarly communication issues and trends; excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills; flexibility, strong organizational skills, and ability to work well under pressure. Preferred Qualifications: Professional experience in acquisitions in an academic library; experience working in a consortial environment; experience with bibliographic utilities and integrated library systems; experience using the ExLibris Voyager system; knowledge of basic formats and terminology of MARC and other bibliographic standards; experience working with diverse populations; experience in developing innovative and creative enhancements to library operations; entrepreneurial experience with online selling, such as selling gift and withdrawn books and other library materials online; experience with library digitization projects; experience or coursework related to business or vendor relations; second Master’s degree; speaking, reading and writing knowledge of a second language; experience writing, obtaining, and managing grants. Application deadline May 2, 2014, or until filled. Submit a letter of application stating qualifications and background for this position, a resume, and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references (references may be contacted by Library Affairs and asked to comment on your experience and qualifications for this position) to: Teri Stobbs Ricci, Personnel Coordinator; Library Affairs, Mail Code 6632; SIU Carbondale; 605 Agriculture Drive; Carbondale, IL 62901; Telephone: 618-453-1458; E-mail: tricci@lib.siu.edu. For more detailed information, go to www.siu.edu/jobs. SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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