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Serials Acquisitions Librarian 
The National Library of Medicine, located in Bethesda, MD, has three
openings for Serials Acquisitions Librarians. The positions are located
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 of serials.
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-06-123753 at
www.usajobs.opm.gov 
Applications must be received by May 19, 2006.