Position Announcement: Georgia Tech Elizabeth Winter 30 Apr 2007 21:07 UTC

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Georgia Institute of Technology Job Opportunity

LIBRARY ASSOCIATE I (Acquisitions, Electronic Resources)
Job #: CEW6320
Hiring Range: $30,770 to $38,450

Education: Technical Diploma, Associate’s Degree, or Two (2) years
college course work or equivalent combination of education and
experience.  A Bachelor’s Degree desired.

Experience: Four or more years of job related experience.  Preferred
related qualifications include prior working experience in library
and/or information technology customer service environment.  Computer
skills: Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Windows and productivity
software, especially word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Experience with an integrated library system, preferably Endeavor
Voyager.  Experience with managing electronic resources, especially with
an OpenURL link resolver.

Duties: Responsible for creation and maintenance of electronic journal
records in electronic resource management (ERM) system, order record
creation and maintenance, facilitating electronic invoice processing,
processing title changes, and assisting with SFX maintenance and updates
and metasearch product implementation and maintenance.  Activate and
deactivate electronic journal titles in SFX to reflect the library’s
holdings for the public.  Create and maintain records for electronic
journals in an electronic resource management system (ERMS); create and
maintain order records for electronic journals; load, process, and
maintain electronic invoices; assist Electronic Resources Coordinator
with processing license agreements for electronic resources, and other
duties, including special projects, as assigned.  Independent judgment
and analysis required to correctly identify electronic journal links; to
update records in an electronic resource management system; to enter and
update order records for journals; to initiate and process title
changes; and to set priorities.  Work cooperatively and effectively with
other Library staff and serve as a resource for electronic journal and
serial questions, particularly in the absence of the Electronic
Resources Coordinator; effectively communicate with vendors and
publishers; be responsive to instruction, direction and performance
feedback from supervisor.  The position requires:  Effective oral and
written communication skills; analytical and problem-solving skills;
attention to detail; and demonstrated ability to work well both
independently and in a team environment, as well as the ability to work
with multiple projects and balance multiple priorities simultaneously.

Environment: As an ARL library supporting an institution with nearly
5,000 graduate students and over $300 million per year in research
activity, Georgia Tech provides a platform that will challenge and
engage creative leaders on the frontier of new ways to capture and
manage intellectual content. Working with a team of librarians, the
Library's Technology and Resource Services Division provides the
operations needed to maintain the information resources required to
support an exceptionally energetic academic enterprise.

The Georgia Tech Library and Information Center,
http://www.library.gatech.edu, a member of the Association of Research
Libraries, is central to the Institute's instructional and research
programs. The Georgia Institute of Technology, with nearly 20,000
faculty, students, and staff is one of the nation's outstanding
universities, with nationally recognized programs in science and
engineering. The Library is a leader in library automation, participates
in the statewide consortium, Galileo, and provides access to an
ever-increasing number of databases, electronic books and electronic

Application Process:  Please apply through the Georgia Tech Human
Resources website: http://www.ohr.gatech.edu/  Refer to Job #: CEW6320.

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Elizabeth L. Winter
Electronic Resources Coordinator, Acquisitions
Library and Information Center
Georgia Institute of Technology
email: elizabeth.winter@library.gatech.edu