Bryn Mawr College Libraries invites applications for its Monographs Acquisitions Librarian within the Library & Information Technology Services group. The position coordinates electronic and print book and book package acquisitions. Works with Tri-College Libraries’ (with Haverford and Swarthmore Colleges) colleagues to manage the joint approval program and its policies and procedures. Using a variety of domestic and international sources, manages the acquisition of individual print and electronic books via the libraries’ order request tracking system. Collaborates with the Libraries’ Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian where electronic package purchasing overlaps as well as in the management of items in monographic series. Using Ex Libris’ Integrated Library System, Alma, manages workflows related to Acquisitions and creates policies and procedures for the same. This is an excellent opportunity for either an experienced professional looking to advance their career, or a recent graduate of a Master’s program in Library and Information Science (MLIS) who is interested in developing a career in library Acquisitions.
Reporting to the Director of Collection Management & Discovery, the Monographs Acquisitions Librarian is part of a team encompassing Electronic Resources and Serials, Acquisitions, Cataloging, and InterLibrary Loan.
Bryn Mawr College is a private liberal arts institution located in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania region. The College serves a population of approximately 1,700 students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It has a long tradition of educational excellence and offers a dynamic and challenging work environment. The campus is easily reached by public transportation as well as most major highways. The College offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Bryn Mawr College is an equal opportunity employer that believes that diversity strengthens our community; candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin February 15, 2021. To apply, please visit:
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