Friday, November 6, 2009

Assistant Acquisitions Librarian

Company Name: Clemson University
Position Title: Assistant Acquisitions Librarian
Location(s): Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 29634

Job Description
Clemson University is seeking a flexible and enthusiastic Librarian to join its Acquisitions Unit. This is a 12-month tenure-track position with faculty rank and status. Clemson library faculty members participate in library-wide planning and governance, work in a shared decision-making environment, and are encouraged to be active in university service and professional organizations.

Required Qualifications/Experience: • ALA-accredited master’s degree • Minimum of one year of experience in Acquisitions • Demonstrated ability to use basic desktop applications such as spreadsheet software • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills • Commitment to quality service • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills • Ability to work independently, balance priorities, set and meet deadlines • Ability to meet the requirements of retention and tenure • Experience with standard computer applications, integrated library systems, and internet resources

Preferred Qualifications/Experience: • Library experience with acquisitions, collection management, serials, or electronic resources • Experience with library materials vendors • Experience with III Millennium • Experience with budgeting or accounting • Supervisory experience

Salary and Benefits: Minimum of $42,000; salary and rank commensurate with qualifications. For a full description of this position go to

Application process: Submit a letter of interest directly addressing the requirements for the position; your résumé; and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references electronically as a single attachment in Word, PDF, or RTF format to

This information may also be submitted in print to: Jan Comfort, Chair, Assistant Acquisitions Search Committee, RM Cooper Librarym, Box 343001, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-3001, Fax: 864-656-0758.

Applications received or postmarked by January 15, 2010 will be given first consideration.

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Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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