This work unit is responsible for analyzing, acquiring, organizing, classifying and providing access to a wide range of information resources in multiple formats that support the teaching, research and clinical missions of the Univ of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The work unit provides accurate identification and description of information resources in the library’s databases. The unit provides for logical location within the library collections, regardless of format. Information resources are primarily electronic in format and purchased through library consortia.
This position exists to manage the ordering, licensing, renewal, payment and maintenance activities involved in acquiring and making available a wide range of e-resources including e-journals, databases and ebooks. This position monitors the electronic resources acquisition budget, anticipates and resolves order problems, communicates information about e-resources, and documents procedures and best practices for the tasks involved in e-resource acquisition. This position works closely with library faculty, publishers, vendors, library consortia and the CU System Contracts Administrators on the many processes involved in acquiring and making an e-resource available.
Starting Salary Range: $3,052 – $3,728/month* (non-negotiable)
*Compensation: The salary offered is usually the minimum listed, however, a salary above the minimum may be offered for some hard to fill positions. Employees hired into these positions are eligible for University benefits. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits program, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/pbs/.
Responsibilities: The Health Sciences Library, at the Anschutz Medical Campus has an immediate opening for a full-time Accounting Technician III in Collection Management. This position exists to manage the ordering, licensing, renewal, payment and maintenance activities involved in acquiring and making available a wide range of e-resources including e-journals, databases and ebooks. This position monitors the electronic resources acquisition budget, anticipates and resolves order problems, communicates information about e-resources, and documents procedures and best practices for the tasks involved in e-resource acquisition. This position will also acquire information resources in all formats, monitor expenditures for information resources, negotiate with library vendors, collaborate with CU colleagues on system-wide shared purchases, maintain information in the library’s backend databases, execute licenses for information resources, work with the library’s Electronic Resources Librarian and Head of Information Technology to resolve access problems of library resources, and participate in library committees and general operations. This position works closely with library faculty, publishers, vendors, library consortia and the CU System Contracts Administrators on the many processes involved in acquiring and making an e-resource available.
Applications are accepted through the Jobs at CU website and hard copy, e-mailed or paper applications will not be accepted. You must apply by the closing date.
*Three years of technical accounting experience, one year of this experience must have included experience working with vendors related to new purchases, trials, renewals, or cancellations, AND experience with Microsoft Excel.
Two years of college, university or non-correspondence business school which included eighteen (18) semester credit hours of accounting can substitute for up to two years of the technical accounting experience. There is no substitute for the specific requirement.
NOTE: A legible copy of your official or unofficial college transcripts must be submitted with your application materials by the application deadline if you are exercising an educational substitution for the required experience. Failure to provide such documentation may disqualify you from the pool
Competencies/Knowledge, Skills & abilities
*Experience that demonstrates strong interpersonal and customer service skills with the ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse backgrounds which also includes experience working with students, staff, faculty, and patrons within a higher education and/or academic medical environment.
*Must possess a professional demeanor and have experience that demonstrates problem solving skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and work independently with minimal supervision.
*The successful candidate will be detail oriented, self-motivated, a fast learner and possess excellent time management, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
*Ability to take direction and use independent judgment to coordinate and meet multiple deadlines.
*Ability to learn new technologies on the job and embrace the use of technologies in the delivery of services, gather service statistics, support initiatives/projects aimed at advertising library services, and provide excellent customer experiences.
*At least one year experience working in a library
*Experience working an integrated library system (ILS) such as III or ExLibris
*Experience working in a higher education setting
*Experience utilizing CU Marketplace, Purchase Order, or Standing Purchase Order.
*Experience utilizing Concur database
*Experience trialing, purchasing, renewing, and changing system-wide shared purchases
Applicants must submit a letter of application addressing the position, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for at least three references including a current or recent supervisor electronically at http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/36459. Questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Health Sciences Library web site: http://hslibrary.ucdenver.edu/