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Monday, April 27, 2009

F/T - Acquisitions Assistant - NYU

Position Title: Acquisitions Assistant
Posting Date: 04-27-2009
Posting Number: 20090329
Grade: 08
Category Clerical/Technical
Object Code 106
Full Time

Position Summary:
Maintain on-line databases including the input of order requests.
Process newly acquired materials. Verify material received against
order information. Enter, revise, and update a variety of cataloging
information for a variety of English and foreign language materials in
the local online database, within guidelines. Perform pre-order
searching for a variety of English and foreign language materials
including new acquisitions and replacements. Respond to routine
questions and provide information regarding orders placed. Provide
general clerical support.

Qualifications/Required Education
High School diploma or equivalent.

Required Experience
1 year office experience.

Preferred Experience
1 year of library-related work experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent organization skills. Ability to perform detailed work with
high degree of accuracy. Proficiency with basic word processing and
database applications; familiarity with online catalogs required
including RLIN (Research Libraries Information Network) or OCLC
(Online Computer Library Center). Light, accurate keyboarding.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of foreign languages.

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