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Sunday, March 8, 2009

P/T- Acquisitions - Nassau Community College - A

Nassau Community College

Library Job Opening

Acquisitions Unit

Part-time Page

(12 - 16 1/2 hours/week)

Schedule: Hours are flexible but must be Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

between 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM

Description: This is a part-time position in the Acquisitions Unit of the Nassau Community College Library. The person will be involved in all aspects of the Acquisitions Unit with a majority of the time in Periodicals Acquisitions.

Job duties include (and not limited to):

● Searching NASACT (college library catalog), Internet, and various databases.

● Testing databases and computer operations for proper functioning.

● Updating and maintaining databases.

● Verification of bibliographic information.

● Assisting with weeding of periodicals (print and online).

● Preparing items for bindery.

● Supporting Acquisitions and library personnel with various duties such as typing (filling out forms, composing letters), filing, shelving, answering telephones, etc.

● Other duties as needed for the Library’s Acquisitions unit.


Some college or business school required. Knowledge of libraries and library functions helpful. Must be detail oriented. Typing skills and computer literacy also required. Knowledge of Microsoft Word required; knowledge of Access and Excel a plus.


Sharon Russin Rosanne Humes

Acquisitions Librarian or Periodicals Librarian

(516) 572-7449 (516) 572-7402