Periodicals and Shared Print Specialist, San Jose State

San Jose State University’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library is an innovative, collaborative, and supportive environment that empowers employees to achieve professional and personal goals while contributing to the University Library’s student-centered mission. The expert staff at the University Library are highly committed to excellence and service. As a joint library facility with San Jose Public Library’s main branch, and a member of the 23-campus California State University system, University Library employees frequently work with multiple external stakeholders and partners across a breadth of institutions. The Periodical and Shared Print Specialist reports to the Director of Data and Resource Management and receives work lead direction from the University Library’s Head of Resources and Analytics.

The purpose of this position is to maintain and troubleshoot online access to electronic periodicals, standing orders, and other electronic formats in the integrated online library system (ILS), as well as oversee processing of all University Library print periodicals and standing orders. The Specialist enables electronic journal, streaming video and ebook access within the ILS; performs database maintenance, runs reports on periodical and standing order records in the ILS; orders new periodical and standing order subscriptions; ensures seamless migration of print subscriptions into electronic format in support of the Library’s digital initiatives; maintains holdings and supports archival agreements in affiliated shared print preservation programs; and coordinates occasional processing of periodical acquisitions with City periodicals staff.

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