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Acquisitions Coordinator

Mesa County Libraries

8 locations in Mesa County

Application Deadline

Apply By Feb 7th, 2019


$32,779.00 to $36,466.00 per Year   Calculate


Grand Junction, CO




Not Specified

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

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 http://mesacountylibraries.org/about-us/jobs. Successful applicant must pass a post-offer / pre-employment criminal background, national sex offender and department of motor vehicle check.

Additional Info & Requirements

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

The 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.

HR Info

Visit our website at www.mesacountylibraries.org 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. 

Posted Jan 17, 2019