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Serials Specialist
Baruch College invites application for the Library Specialist position. Under the direction of the Head of Collection Management, the Library Specialist manages print and electronic serials collections, including databases, such as resource activations, holdings maintenance, usage and cost analysis and troubleshooting. The Newman Library subscribes to over 117,000 serial titles and over 200 databases. Collection Management is responsible for the acquisition, licensing, cataloging and processing of Library resources in all formats, including a discovery service and ALMA.<br /> Duties include but are not limited to: <ul> <li>Provide access to the Library&rsquo;s e-resources, setting up new resources, and ensuring continuing access.</li> <li>Verify holdings and access to subscribed content for print and electronic resources.</li> <li>Troubleshoot access issues.</li> <li>Create and maintain documentation regarding e-resource content, workflows, vendor technical information, etc.</li> <li>Communicate effectively with vendors, Library and IT staff as needed to maintain access and troubleshoot problems.</li> <li>Serve as the custodian of serials use data.</li> <li>Maintain, update, and troubleshoot EZproxy.</li> <li>Work collaboratively with colleagues in Collection Management to ensure accurate metadata and holdings information and timely access to resources</li> </ul>
Position: Serials Specialist
Organization: Baruch College
Location: New York,  NY 
United States
Salary: $59,000
Posting Start Date: 9/12/2021
Date Posted: 9/12/2021
Requirements <strong>QUALIFICATIONS</strong><br /> Bachelor&#39;s Degree and four years&#39; related experience required; MLS degree or Master&#39;s in a related field may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement.<br /> A preferred candidate should have: <ul> <li>Experience with Library catalogs, e-resource management tools and software, and databases (in particular Aleph, ALMA, Primo, SFX, 360Core, and OCLC Collection Manager)</li> <li>An understanding of the e-resource lifecycle.</li> <li>Ability to interpret service documentation and to master new software and hardware, including statistical software and web applications.</li> <li>Ability to communicate clearly on the phone, in person, and via email with a variety of stakeholders.</li> <li>Ability to set priorities and to work efficiently under pressure with accuracy.</li> <li>Ability to work independently and collaboratively.</li> <li>Experience with OpenURL technology and proxy servers</li> <li>Experience with e-resource management in a consortial environment.</li> <li>Strong Excel skills.</li> <li>Supervisory experience.</li> </ul>
Status: This listing expires on: 12/11/2021
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Baruch College
151 East 25thStreet

New York,  NY 10010
United States
(646) 312-1026
Arthur Downing