[Libs-Or] Job Opportunity with Multnomah County Library

EASTER Johnette johnette at multcolib.org
Wed Oct 20 08:37:52 PDT 2010

Acquisitions Coordinator
Recruitment #: 6022-38
Salary: $23.62 to $29.04 per hour
Deadline to apply: November 5, 2010

The Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon is seeking applicants
for a full-time Acquisitions Coordinator position. This position will
oversee the daily operations of the Acquisitions Unit (4.5 FTE) who are
responsible for the acquisition of library materials, including firm
orders, vendor plans, standing orders, and subscriptions.  This position
will ensure the efficient, prompt and timely flow of ordering,
receiving, invoice payment, and following-up on outstanding orders. 

Requires two years of experience with acquisitions operations in a large
library setting.  Must have two years of experience with
integrated library systems, especially related to acquisitions
functions. Supervision experience and familiarity with fund accounting
and budgeting practices are preferred. Experience acquiring and managing
serial publications is desirable. 

Qualified applicants must have the following experience in order to be
considered for this position:
*	Demonstrated knowledge of library acquisitions business
*	Experience acquiring library materials in multiple formats
(print, digital and media)
*	Experience with Innovative Interfaces Millennium system in a
Technical Services environment 
*		 Detailed knowledge of publishing trends and library
*		 Experience with current industry standards for library
acquisitions file sharing and data transmission

Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or
university in a related field is required. A Master's degree in Library
Science is preferred. 

For more information about this position or to apply, please visit our
website at www.multcojobs.org. 

Johnette Easter, Senior HR Analyst
Multnomah County Library
205 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR 97212
Phone #: (503) 988-5046
Fax #: (503) 988-4532
johnette at multcolib.org

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