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Georgia Institute of Technology Job Opportunity



LIBRARY ASSOCIATE I (Acquisitions, Electronic Resources)

Location: LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTER

Job #: CEW5886

Hiring Range: $30,770 to $38,450



Education: Technical Diploma, Associate's Degree, or Two (2) years

college course work or equivalent combination of education and

experience. A Bachelor's Degree desired.



Experience: Four or more years of job related experience. Preferred

related qualifications include prior working experience in library

and/or information technology customer service environment. Computer

skills: Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Windows and productivity



software, especially word processing and spreadsheet applications.

Experience with an integrated library system, preferably Endeavor

Voyager. Experience with managing electronic resources, especially with



an OpenURL link resolver.



Duties: Responsible for creation and maintenance of electronic journal

records in electronic resource management (ERM) system, order record

creation and maintenance, facilitating electronic invoice processing,

processing title changes, and assisting with SFX maintenance and updates



and metasearch product implementation and maintenance. Activate and

deactivate electronic journal titles in SFX to reflect the library's

holdings for the public. Create and maintain records for electronic

journals in an electronic resource management system (ERMS); create and

maintain order records for electronic journals; load, process, and

maintain electronic invoices; assist Electronic Resources Coordinator

with processing license agreements for electronic resources, and other

duties, including special projects, as assigned. Independent judgment

and analysis required to correctly identify electronic journal links; to



update records in an electronic resource management system; to enter and



update order records for journals; to initiate and process title

changes; and to set priorities. Work cooperatively and effectively with



other Library staff and serve as a resource for electronic journal and

serial questions, particularly in the absence of the Electronic

Resources Coordinator; effectively communicate with vendors and

publishers; be responsive to instruction, direction and performance

feedback from supervisor. The position requires: Effective oral and

written communication skills; analytical and problem-solving skills;

attention to detail; and demonstrated ability to work well both

independently and in a team environment, as well as the ability to work

with multiple projects and balance multiple priorities simultaneously.



Environment: As an ARL library supporting an institution with nearly

5,000 graduate students and over $300 million per year in research

activity, Georgia Tech provides a platform that will challenge and

engage creative leaders on the frontier of new ways to capture and

manage intellectual content. Working with a team of librarians, the

Library's Technology and Resource Services Division provides the

operations needed to maintain the information resources required to

support an exceptionally energetic academic enterprise.



The Georgia Tech Library and Information Center,

http://www.library.gatech.edu, a member of the Association of Research

Libraries, is central to the Institute's instructional and research

programs. The Georgia Institute of Technology, with nearly 20,000

faculty, students, and staff is one of the nation's outstanding

universities, with nationally recognized programs in science and

engineering. The Library is a leader in library automation, participates



in the statewide consortium, Galileo, and provides access to an

ever-increasing number of databases, electronic books and electronic

journals.



Application Process: Please apply through the Georgia Tech Human

Resources website: http://www.ohr.gatech.edu/ Refer to Job #: CEW5886.



To view this position announcement online, please visit

http://www.library.gatech.edu/about_us/jobs.html#a.



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Elizabeth L. Winter

Electronic Resources Coordinator, Acquisitions

Library and Information Center

Georgia Institute of Technology

email: elizabeth.winter@library.gatech.edu



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