Library Assistant II: Continuing Resources Acquisitions Assistant

Texas State University - San Marcos, TX4.4

Full-time$2,000 - $3,100 a month
San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Library Assistant II: Continuing Resources Acquisitions Assistant

Job Number: 2019072

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.Ability to
understand moderately complex library publication information
understand university financial & business practice
search, review, analyze & organize title/resource information for purchase/renewal/library processing
manipulate computer and library software programs such as an integrated library system (ILS), Excel, Word, etc.
understand moderately complex oral and written job instructions, policies and procedures
work as a team member and interact politely and effectively with co-workers and business contacts
recognize and communicate with vendors to resolve issues and errors, including invoice errors
adapt to change within the organization in regards to personnel, work space, procedures and policies
maintain work effectiveness in multiple task environment with moderate time pressure, continuous interruptions and noise, and fiscal year deadlines

Preferred Qualifications
ability to concentrate and attend to detailed work for long periods of time
experience with Word, Excel, Outlook, integrated library system
familiarity with libraries and/or education environment
Job DescriptionThe University Libraries at Texas State University seek a Library Assistant II: Continuing Resources Acquisitions Assistant. Reporting to the Library Assistant IV: Head Acquisitions Assistant in the Continuing Resources Unit, the Library Assistant II has the primary responsibility for receipt and payment for most serials (both print and electronic) acquired by the University Libraries, with special focus on coordinating with the vendors, jobbers, and Administrative Services' finance team on renewals and non-renewals.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: $1,972- $3,084 monthly, commensurate with experience. Benefits include monthly contribution to health insurance/benefits package and retirement program.

No state or local income tax.

Texas State's 38,694 students choose from 97 bachelor's, 92 master's and 14 doctoral degree programs offered by the following colleges: Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, University College and The Graduate College. As an Emerging Research University, Texas State offers opportunities for discovery and innovation to faculty and students.

Job Duties
Accurately encumber purchase orders made up of individual order records in the integrated library system for assigned vendors. Review invoices for accuracy, enter accurate invoices into the integrated library system, and forward to Administrative Services for processing. Identify and resolve common serials problems. Manage standing orders and special materials orders. Attend unit, department, library, university, and professional development meetings and events to meet Libraries' goals, increase knowledge, prepare for work-related enhancements, and become familiar with research landscape. Complete special projects as assigned. May assist in any area of Acquisitions during staff shortages.

Additional Information to Applicants
Please complete all fields of the application to ensure a thorough review of your qualifications.

Job Open Date: 10/08/2018
Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight): 10/29/2018
Open Until Filled: No
Normal Work DaysMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM
Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

Posting Notices

Legal and Required Notices
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
Why work @ Texas State?
Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses
An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you'll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

For full application instructions and position description, please visit the Texas State Job Board

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