Job ID: 185706

Library Assistant- Collection Development/Acquisitions (Job S#294)

Tuskegee University

  • May 13, 2022
  • Library Assistant- Collection Development/Acquisitions (Job S#294)
  • Tuskegee University
    Tuskegee, AL
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Library

Position: Library Assistant-Collection Development/Acquisitions                                                    
Department: Veterinary Medical Library

Status: Full-time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Library Assistant- Collection Development/Acquisitions will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

Assist with the organization and administration of the daily operations of the Library.
Performs acquisition process of ordering library books, periodicals, and electronic resources.
Performs quality control for processing receipts of library material, communicates problems related with shipments, billings, and returns to vendors
Prepares invoices and receipts for payment and forward to appropriate office.
Prepare newly received library materials document for distribution
Effectively communicates with vendors and maintains vendor related documents
Assist library users regarding the location of and questions about library materials, automated library catalog, electronic resources, and interpretation of bibliographic record
Provide instruction in the use of print and electronic resources
Provides assistance with interlibrary loan and document delivery
Assist with keeping essential records and statistics
Supervises work study students
Provide assistance in the use of library computers
Assist with charges and discharges of library materials at circulation/reserve desk
Provide standard information on Library policies and procedures
Assist with the daily operation of the Copy Center
Help maintain the physical appearance and ease of use of the Library.
Work effectively with faculty, staff, and students
Work assigned weeknights and weekends
Perform other related duties as assigned


Associate degree or Bachelor degree
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
Self-motivated and ability to work independently in a team environment
Ability to follow instructions and perform tasks as directed
Ability to effectively communicate, interact, and work in a team-based environment
Supervisory ability
Good computer skills and knowledge of computer software programs and automated library system
Library experience, desired

Commensurate with education, training and experience

Additional Position Information:

This position requires weekend and after hours work
This position is funded through restricted outside funding

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
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Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment.
Must be able to pass a background check.

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