Mississippi Valley State University

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June 08, 2012

Serials Librarian




James Herbert White Library



Serials Librarian 


Appointment Conditions:

Full-time (12-months)




Commensurate with experience and qualifications


Position Available:



Job Description:


The Technical Service Department of the J.H. White Library seeks an energetic, proactive, and highly motivated team member; candidate must provide leadership in print and non-print serials management, negotiating license contracts with print and non-print (electronic databases) vendors; ensuring correct IP addresses, collecting and reporting users statistics; claims on receipt revenues, coordinating, evaluating, and developing the J.H. White's Library collection of serials and electronic databases; coordinating bindery budgets; policies and procedures, managing serials applications in the ExLibris-based integrated library system; act as liaison to two or more disciplines, supervise one full-time serials assistant and oversee the daily operations of serials with a focus on receiving and processing current serial titles and claims 

Qualifications Required:

Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited program; two to five years work experience in Serials management (print and electronic); demonstrated ability to establish goals; ability to effectively accomplish task and meet deadlines; must posses excellent interpersonal skills; must have excellent communication skills (oral and written)  

Application Deadline:

Open until position is filled.


Application Procedure:

Please send application, resume, official transcript and three letters of professional recommendation to:

Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Human Resources

MVSU 7260

14000 Highway 82 West

Itta Bena, MS 38941



Mississippi Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer