Pennsylvania State University Information Resources and Services Support Specialist 3 in University Park, Pennsylvania
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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
The Information Resources and Services Support Specialist 3 within the Monograph Acquisitions unit of Acquisitions is responsible for all aspects of purchasing books, maps, videos, and sound recordings for the Penn State Library locations. Specific responsibilities include the following:
Order and receive materials in all languages and formats
Select appropriate suppliers based on performance, efficiency and cost
Initiate claims and cancellations
Monitor, encumber and expend monographic libraries material budgets
Identify and resolve problems with orders, receipts, and funding
These responsibilities require working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Typically requires an associate's degree or higher plus 1 or more years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The Acquisitions Department at University Park includes 15 full-time staff members and the department head. Acquisitions handles collections-related transactions for all Penn State University Libraries' locations across the commonwealth including purchasing print journals and books as well as licensing electronic content such as databases, streaming media, and electronic journals.
The Libraries values diversity of thought, perspective, experience, and people, and is actively committed to a culture of inclusion and respect. We encourage candidates to apply who thrive in a welcoming, multicultural environment. More information on Penn State’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Excellence, can be found by visiting http://equity.psu.edu/psu-diversity-statement (http://http:/equity.psu.edu/psu-diversity-statement) . For additional information about the Libraries’ diversity efforts, please visit https://libraries.psu.edu/about/diversity.
CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here (https://police.psu.edu/annual-security-reports) .
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University Park, PA
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