Monday, March 31, 2014

Acquisitions Librarian - Central Connecticut State University, New Britain

Acquisitions Librarian - Central Connecticut State University's Elihu Burritt Library, New Britain, seeks a knowledgeable, creative, and service-oriented library faculty colleague for the position of Acquisitions Librarian. Required Qualifications: Masters degree from an ALA accredited library science program; Experience with integrated library systems, especially related to acquisition functions; Demonstrated knowledge of library acquisitions, business practices, fund accounting and library budgeting in an academic environment or a similar complex library setting; Experience working with vendors, content providers, and library cooperative purchasing consortia; Excellent oral and written communication skills; and, Experience working effectively with a highly diverse group of faculty, students, colleagues and the general public. Preferred qualifications: Experience supervising full-time employees and/or student assistants; Experience with Innovative Interfaces Millennium; Familiarity with MARC records and general cataloging principles and procedures; and, Familiarity with trends related to acquisition of digital content, including Patron Driven Acquisitions. For full consideration, applications must be received by May 1, 2014. To begin the application process, go to