Collection Development Assistant - Musselman Library

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Job TitleCollection Development Assistant - Musselman LibraryDepartmentLibrary Technical ServicesPosition Summary

Gettysburg College seeks a full-time (37.5 hrs/wk) service-oriented Collection Development Assistant to work in the Library.

The collection development assistant will implement assessments of collections, space, and services; update and maintain e-resource licenses, process in-kind gifts; process media requests; support course reserves; gather and interpret statistics for reporting; fulfill interlibrary-loan requests.


Skills and knowledge:

•A high school diploma or equivalent is required; Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
•Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
•Excellent attention to detail.
•Strong commitment to customer service.
•Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
•Knowledge of Library of Congress Classification preferred.
•Experience with integrated library system and library software preferred.
•Comfort with and ability to learn new software technologies.
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
•Demonstrated commitment to participating in and building an inclusive, equitable and diverse campus community.

Special Instructions Summary

Application materials must be received by September 27, 2019.

Status: Full-Time Support Staff

Hourly rate: $15.00 to $16.50 per hour

Posting Number20100592AEEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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    Posted: 9/12/2019
    Application Due: 10/1/2019
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