Serials Coordinator – University at Albany – Albany, NY

The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek a detail-oriented information professional to oversee the Serials Services Unit. The unit orders, checks in, and claims all continuation orders (monographic series, serials and periodicals) and prepares renewal invoices for payment. The successful candidate will place orders for titles in print and print-plus-online format; resolve problems related to orders, subscription records, and invoices, including communication with vendors and selectors; provide training; and serve as a resource person for serials acquisitions, including serial check-in and creation of MARC 21 publication patterns. The successful candidate will share responsibility for management of vendor-provided bibliographic records for e-serials and e-journals, including automated loading, maintenance of resources in a knowledge base, and communication with vendors. The Serials Coordinator reports t o the Head of the Acquisitions Services Department.

To learn more about the position, including qualification requirements and application instructions:

Application deadline: August 17, 2016

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.

About the University at Albany:

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albanya��s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in eight schools and colleges across three campuses. Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.

Job posting P16-42992

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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