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Position Announcement: Serials Acquisitions Librarians at the National Library of Medicine

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.