The Libraries Scholarly Resource Development Department is responsible for acquiring library materials in all formats to support the teaching and research mission of the university. This unit manages the Libraries' budget for collections, approximately $10 million each year, and the Libraries' endowment and gift funds. This unit ensures compliance with University fiscal rules in acquiring materials, implements projects to assess collections and to meet user needs for materials, and participates in regional and national resource sharing and interlibrary borrowing initiatives.
Nature of Work:
This position exists to support the management of interlibrary loan borrowing services and the document delivery service of online articles from the libraries' collection to University faculty, students, and staff. Annually the Libraries receives 20,000 requests from University users for materials that the Libraries does not own, which must be borrowed or purchased in order to support teaching and research needs. This position verifies bibliographic entries for monographic and serial requests and designates borrowing locations for materials within Colorado, U.S., and international holdings. This position processes incoming requests from CU patrons, checking availability, assigning call numbers, and verifying incorrect or incomplete citations. In addition, this position supervises student assistants, works with library patrons, and communicates with departments within our library and others.
2 years of library experience required
Two years of general library experience including typing, ordering, preparing, shelving, and maintaining library materials, which included at least six months of Interlibrary Loan or related experience.
Two years of course work from an accredited college or university including twelve semester hours of
Library science course work may substitute for two years of the general library experience.
Required Job Related Competencies:
The successful candidate will possess/demonstrate the following skills and abilities:
1. Attention to Detail
3. Competency with computers and library related software
4. Competency with Excel
5. Interpersonal & Customer Service Skills
Ideal candidate is already familiar with ILLiad/Interlibrary Loan, Acquisitions and Collection Development. Has some knowledge of foreign languages and is familiar with ILLiad Custom Reports.
Applications must be made on https://www.jobsatcu.com referencing posting number 818459.
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting Employment Services at (303) 492-6475.
Applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualification for the position. If it is determined that you meet the minimum qualifications, your application will also be used as part of the assessment process to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates for further assessment. Be sure your application specifically addresses the requirements as listed in the minimum qualifications. Please also address any specialized experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate specifically to this position's duties and preferred qualifications. There are required questions at the end of this application which may ask about experience related to the minimum qualifications, preferred qualifications, and other important competencies related to the position. Your answers to these questions will be verified against your application materials and may be checked with references. False information could lead to your removal from the hiring process.
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