NLM has an opening for an Acquisitions Librarian in the Serial Records
Section of the Technical Services Division.
Duties of this position include a variety of acquisitions activities for
serials in all formats. The position requires knowledge of print and
electronic serials; and the ability to assess, develop and implement
technology to promote the successful management of serials. Candidates
should possess excellent organizational and analytical skills, work well in
teams both as a member and a leader, and be able to work flexibly in a
rapidly changing environment and to contribute to change.
Specific duties include:
Creates and maintains records to support the accurate and timely acquisition
Maintains working relationships with serial subscription vendors and
publishers worldwide through written, telephone and e-mail communications.
Resolves and documents solutions to complex order and invoice problems.
Assists with digital resource management.
Acts as a resource person for Library Technicians.
For details on the position see Announcement # NLM-05-94003 at
Applications must be received by Sept. 16, 2005.
Head, Acquisitions Unit
Serial Records Section
National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
BLDG 38, RM B1W10
Bethesda, MD 20894