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Position Announcement: Serials and Acquisitions Librarian - Los Angeles, CA

  • 1.  Position Announcement: Serials and Acquisitions Librarian - Los Angeles, CA

    Posted 12-20-2019 13:16
    LAC Group seeks a Serials and Acquisitions Librarian for a large legal organization in downtown Los Angeles. This full-time employment position will be responsible for the acquisition, receipt, invoicing, and claiming of collection materials including electronic resources. The Librarian will also be responsible for assisting with acquisitions and collection development decisions, and supervising the acquisition and payment processes.

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Supervise Acquisitions and Serials staff and make task assignments with regard to acquiring and receiving in the local Integrated Library System (ILS).
    • Communicate directly with vendors and monitor statements and resolve issues.
    • Maintain financial tracking of acquisitions of library materials. Monitor library material budget and oversee payment process.
    • Manage claim procedures including coordinating and distributing claim notices
    • Coordinate cancellation project and Federal Depository program.
    • Other responsibilities and special projects (ex. used book sales) as needed.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • A graduate degree in librarianship from a school accredited by the American Library Association.
    • At least 2 years’ experience in a law library environment including demonstrated supervisory experience (including budget and forecasting) and an understanding of acquisitions and serials.
    • Experience with collection development and government documents is a plus.
    • Ability to read and understand one or more foreign languages is a plus.
    • Experience with electronic resource licensing is a plus.
     


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    Katy Davis
    LAC Group
    katy.davis@lac-group.com
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