Job is Expired Acquisitions Coordinator

Mesa County Libraries / 8 locations in Mesa County

Job deadline Apply by February 7th, 2019   Job salary $32,779.00 to $36,466.00 per year   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Are you passionate about the transformative power of libraries?

We are looking for the right person who can embrace the challenge of managing the coordination of all materials acquisitions for the entire library district.

If you…

  • Can develop and implement efficient procedures to ensure that the public has the materials they want in a timely manner
  • Enjoy managing materials budgets by tracking and planning expenditures
  • Can develop and maintain relationships with vendors
  • Want to promote library resources and services
  • Have great ideas to share
  • Are an enthusiastic team player

…then we have your dream job! As the Acquisitions Coordinator, you can help enrich lives and build community through opportunities to learn, discover, create and connect.

All Essential Functions, Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, Physical Requirements, Minimum Education, Minimum Experience listed in full posting at Successful applicant must pass a post-offer / pre-employment criminal background, national sex offender and department of motor vehicle check.

Description of Community

Mesa County Libraries has 8 locations spread across Mesa County which is home to more than 150,000 people in 15 communities. The largest of these is Grand Junction, followed by Fruita and Palisade. The Grand Valley enjoys an array of cultural events, performing arts, museums and is home to Colorado Mesa University. Mesa County Libraries is the largest cultural institution in the county and provides specialized library services, resources, computers, books, audio and video media, literacy classes, and many other programs. Our mission is to enrich lives and build community through opportunities to learn, discover, create and connect.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Education or training associated with the completion of a four-year degree in college, vocational or technical school courses of study related to the area of assignment, four (4) years' previous acquisitions, project management, or library experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience managing records in an ILS and/or inventory operations experience preferred.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - -
Professional 4 -
Library 4 -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Knowledge and current awareness of Library principles, practices, procedures, methods, materials, and philosophy
Knowledge of alphabetical and Dewey Decimal filing systems
Knowledge of standard safety practices
Skill in understanding and applying oral, written, illustrated or demonstrated instructions
Skill in observing groupings and identifying misplaced items when shelving materials
Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer
Ability to operate a variety of library equipment in a safe and effective manner
Ability to effectively use all office technology available

Application Requirements

Visit our website at and look for 'Jobs' in the 'About Us' section.  Apply for the Acquisitions Coordinator position.   Upload a cover letter and current resume.  

Search is open until position is filled; applications received prior to Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. 


Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

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Salary Wage Calculator $32,779.00 to $36,466.00 per year

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Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

January 17th, 2019

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