JOB: Acquisitions Specialist (Library Services Specialist II), Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park

Salary and Benefits
The salary range for this position is $3,101 to $5,369 a month. Starting salary placement depends on qualifications, experience and salary budget, and will not exceed $3,584 a month.
This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.
A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking the View Benefits Summary link or by request from SSU Human Resources.

Application Deadline
First review of applications will be at 8 am on June 26, 2017. Applications received on or after the first review date may not be considered.

Conditions of Employment
This is a full time, non-exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.


Reporting to and under the general supervision of the Director of Library Technology, with additional direction from the Technical Services Librarian, the Acquisitions Specialist shares responsibility for the acquisition of materials in physical and electronic formats for the University Library. Acquisitions responsibilities include researching order requests, building orders at vendor sites and in the integrated library system (ILS), copy cataloging, monitoring order fulfillment and vendor performance, ensuring that electronic resources are activated, and communicating with vendors as needed to resolve issues. The incumbent also provides general departmental support as part of the Technical Services team, responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, catalog maintenance, withdrawals, material transfers and other technical services work as assigned.
Working independently, the incumbent is responsible for facilitating the acquisition process which includes, but is not limited to, researching order requests, placing orders with appropriate vendors, monitoring order status, monitoring spend levels in assigned funds, providing cataloging support for acquired materials, troubleshooting access problems for electronic titles, and submitting claims as needed. The Acquisitions Specialist is also responsible for overseeing demand-driven acquisitions processes including managing records and orders and monitoring use.

Additional information and application instructions available online.

First review of applications will be at 8 am on June 26, 2017. Applications received on or after the first review date may not be considered.