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Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian 

Description

The Motion Picture Research Library is seeking a highly organized, self-motivated, service-oriented Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Technical Services, this Librarian performs a variety of complex, technical and specialized library functions in relationship to the acquisition of resources processed in the Technical Service Department for the Margaret Herrick Library. This position will begin January 2016.

Applicants must submit Cover Letter and Resume.

 

 
Position Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs routine acquisitions activities for books, periodicals, and digital collections
  • Participates fully in department collection development program
  • Performs auditing of current and prospective vendors to assess service and pricing, renegotiating discount/pricing structures with appropriate vendors
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with vendors and service providers
  • Orders and receives resources via firm order and/or approval plan
  • Assists with management of acquisitions budgets, produces financial reports and purchase orders from the ILS and acquisition databases. Generates additional reports which support the financial responsibilities of the department, including subscription information for AMPAS departments
  • Ensures monthly reconciliation of all funds with MHL ledgers
  • Responsible for the lifecycle of licensed electronic and print publications
  • Resolves complex issues involving electronic resource and print subscriptions
  • Corresponds with publishers/vendors and monitors their offerings of e-resources
  • Responsible for serials accounts for all Academy group and library subscriptions
  • Assists with copy cataloging
  • Assists with digital initiatives and projects
  • Participates in professional growth and development to enhance skills and knowledge of current trends in acquisitions, collections and electronic resource management
  • Seeks opportunities to introduce new methods and technologies to improve service
  • May supervise Library Assistant (Periodicals)
  • Assists in other library activities as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited program
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with digital library collections, vendors and material budgets in an academic or research library
  • Minimum of two years of experience with library databases and library systems
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally, effectively and collaboratively with colleagues
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Applicants must submit Cover Letter and Resume
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Education  
Position Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 10/8/2015  
Location Beverly Hills  
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 8,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is under construction in Los Angeles.



We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws , including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.  
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating, managing and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is vital to the Academy. Accordingly, the Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. And, to help foster diversity, the Academy utilizes programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy's commitment to diversity.

 

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