Acquisitions Supervisor

Pepperdine University Libraries

Pepperdine University Libraries seeks an Acquisitions Supervisor to order library materials from various vendors; check the library catalog for duplication; select bibliographic records for all ordered titles; manage purchase orders using the acquisitions module; check in serials and standing orders; manage serial orders, cancellations, and claims; assist with technical services projects; supervise student workers. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, includes an excellent benefit package, and reports to the Head of Technical Services. Starting salary is commensurate with qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: Required: Minimum of two years of college; excellent computer skills including keyboarding; excellent communication skills, both oral and written; excellent organizational skills; knowledge of bibliographic data; the ability to perform detailed work; the ability to work independently and as a team member; the ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and move loaded book trucks. Preferred: Bookkeeping experience; 4-year college degree; previous library experience; reading knowledge of a foreign language; knowledge of MARC 21 and AACR2; experience with OCLC Connexion, EBSCONET, and a library automation system.

TO APPLY: Please apply at and attach a cover letter, a résumé, and the names and contact information for three references. Pepperdine University is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.

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