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Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian 


Reporting to the Senior Technical Services Librarian, the Acquisitions and Electronic Resources 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.


  • Perform routine acquisitions activities for books, scripts, periodicals, and digital collections.
  • Participate in department collection development program.
  • Perform auditing of current and prospective vendors to assess service and pricing, renegotiating discount/pricing structures with appropriate vendors.
  • Establish and maintains effective relationships with vendors, publishers and service providers.
  • Order and receive resources via firm order and/or approval plan.
  • Coordinate EBSCO Subscription services, including receiving and processing current subscriptions.
  • Responsible for the lifecycle of licensed electronic and print publications; coordinate serials management for all Academy group and library subscriptions, including cataloging, placing orders, receiving issues, initiating claims, maintaining holdings, preparing volumes for binding, renewing/canceling subscriptions, and generating reports.
  • Resolve complex issues involving electronic resource and print subscriptions.
  • Perform cataloging of new and donated materials.
  • Coordinate the planning, implementation and tracking of TSD digital projects.
  • Participate in professional growth and development to enhance skills and knowledge of current trends in acquisitions, collections and electronic resource management.
  • Seek opportunities to introduce new methods and technologies to improve service.
  • Supervise Library Assistants and assist in other library activities as needed.
Position Requirements
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science.
  • 3+ years of experience working with digital library collections, vendors and material budgets in an academic or special library.
  • 3+ years of experience cataloging in library databases and library systems.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and interact professionally, effectively and collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Ability to lift, push or carry 25 lb. boxes.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Librarian  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 3/26/2020  
Location Beverly Hills  
About the Organization The Academy is the world's preeminent movie related organization, comprised of 9,000+ accomplished individuals working in cinema. We recognize and uphold excellence in the motion picture arts and sciences, inspire imagination, and connect the world through the medium of motion pictures.

EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. 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. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses 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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