Job Postings - Support Staff

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Position Title: Serials Procurement and Access Specialist
Listing Number: 12268
Position Number: 00018219
Rank: SS0F
FTE: 100%

Procures new serial and periodical subscriptions in all formats and languages for the Bloomington Campus and five regional campus libraries. Manages the life-cycle annual renewal, reorder, transfer, cancellation, and cessation activities (including gratis and exchange titles). Activates and maintains serial titles in electronic format in order to retain access for the library user community. Provides subject selectors with current information on format status and cost of print subscriptions as they migrate to online versions by close contact with domestic and foreign serial vendors, publishers and providers. Support s annual renewal of large electronic journal packages by monitoring journal transfer and take-overs and managing order records for all titles and ensuring the accuracy of selections in the article-linking management tool (Serials Solutions).


Two years of college level coursework and one year of relevant library experience, preferably in technical services. Excellent computer skills including use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook) and internet searching; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Excellent interpersonal skills; Ability to perform complex duties with high degree of accuracy. Preferred: Knowledge of book and journal industry and experience working in an integrated and complex library system.

Position Title: ALF Internal Processing (AIP) Assistant
Listing Number: 12192
Position Number: 00021479
FTE: 100%

Coordinates and participates in daily operations of the ALF (Auxiliary Library Facility) Internal Processing (AIP) operation. Includes assisting in the retrieval of items from the shelves; barcoding material and updating copy holdings records; stabilizing and packing materials; resolving a variety of problems encountered during unit operations; maintaining production quotas; training and overseeing the work of temporary employees. Drive the Libraries truck for pickup and delivery of materials across the Bloomington campus.


High school diploma or GED and one year library experiencePossess a valid driver’s license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.  Knowledge of library procedures and resources; knowledge of standard office systems including e-mail, Internet applications, database searching, and strong computer skills including MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel). Ability to process detailed work with accuracy; strong organizational skills; and ability to coordinate multiple projects and priorities. Demonstrated problem-solving abilities; ability to pay attention-to-detail and follow established guidelines; ability to effectively organize tasks and manage time; and demonstrated dependability and flexibility. Good oral and written communications skills; ability to work as part of a team; excellent interpersonal skills; and ability to maintain a high level of productivity.

Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Indiana University has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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