Job Postings - Support Staff

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Position Title: Accounting Representative

Rank: SS0F

List #: 12949

Job Summary: Manages the accounting budgets for all library collection acquisitions and ongoing commitments for the Indiana University Bloomington Campus Libraries and five Regional Campus Libraries (Kokomo, Richmond, Northwest, South Bend, and Southeast).  Coordinates, oversees, reviews, and performs a variety of complex tasks such as auditing various online financial transactions, maintaining records of financial transactions, generating distribution of various transaction processing documents, corresponding with domestic and foreign publishers and vendors, etc.  Serves as a liaison and consultant to the library collection managers on fiscal matters. Supervises temporary student staff.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Cover letter and resume with contact information for three references required.

REQUIRED: High school diploma and two years of accounting or bookkeeping experience.

Knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping procedures; ability to analyze financial records; strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook); and familiarity with standard office procedures and equipment.  Ability to process detailed work with extreme 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, manage time, and meet deadlines; demonstrated dependability and flexibility; and ability to work independently as well as in a team. Strong oral and written communications skills; excellent interpersonal skills; and ability to maintain a high level of productivity. 

Preferred: Some advanced courses in business/accounting, experience in an online environment, and library acquisitions experience.  Significant expertise in searching and editing online databases.


Position Title: AIP Assistant

Rank: SS0D

List #: 13051

Job Summary: 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. Applicant will drive the libraries truck for pickup and delivery of materials across the Bloomington campus.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Cover letter and resume with contact information for three references required.

REQUIRED: High school diploma or GED and one year of library experience.

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.

NOTE: Physical activity is required. Ability to push, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license.


Position Title:  Monograph Acquisitions Coordinator

Rank: SS0D

List #: 12950

Job Summary:  Coordinates and processes the order, receipt, and basic cataloging of monograph materials in all Western European languages and multiple formats, including ebooks, for Bloomington and five regional campus libraries.  Oversees and prepares bibliographic records from vendors or creates brief bibliographic records according to departmental standards and local policies to prepare for order and receipt process; completes elementary cataloging of monograph materials; completes searches of national databases and imports bibliographic and authority records in to the local database when necessary. Supervises students, including hiring, training, evaluating, developing projects, and revising work.  Participates in department, division, and section meetings; participates in unit responsibilities for special project work.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Cover letter and resume with contact information for three references required.

REQUIRED: High school diploma or GED and one year library experience.

Knowledge of library procedures and resources; and strong computer skills including experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). Strong organizational and time management skills; demonstrated ability to investigate and resolve problems independently and effectively; ability to work accurately with detailed information; and ability to maintain a high level of productivity. Demonstrated dependability and flexibility; excellent oral and written communication skills; and good interpersonal skills including an ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with supervisors and peers in a team environment.

Preferred: Library acquisitions experience in an online environment; familiarity with Symphony and OCLC; knowledge of book industry; and experience working in an integrated and complex library system.


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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