Serials and Electronic Resources Technician — Brooklyn, NY

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The Pratt Institute Libraries is seeking a Serials and Electronic Resources Technician whose responsibility is to receive, process, maintain, catalog, and shelve the Libraries’ subscriptions to print and electronic magazines and journals; field and fulfill requests for streaming videos, and assist with the maintenance of other electronic resources as needed. These duties will be performed with an eye toward advancing the Libraries’ goals of promoting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access, as it relates to the materials selected, the vendors engaged and communicating with members of Pratt’s diverse community.

Supervised by the Interim Head of Collection Management and also working closely with the Electronic Resources Librarian in the fulfillment of their duties, this entry-level, paraprofessional position is a good opportunity for someone contemplating entering the library field to gain hands-on experience working with a variety of tools and collections. Although library experience is not required, the successful candidate for this position will have some office experience, excellent organizational skills, and be able to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the Library.

Salary: $47,688 + benefits. This is an OPEIU Local 153-Technical position

Qualifications: Education: BA/BS or equivalent required.

Experience: Work in an office environment with spreadsheets and databases required. Work in a library, especially with serials, is preferred.

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