Library Associate

The Knott Library of St. Mary's Seminary & University, a theological library that serves a broad community, seeks a full-time (32-40 hours a week) library associate. The primary function of this position is to ensure efficient ordering, receipt, and payment for resources acquired for the library collection using the acquisition modules of an online library information management system.

Major responsibilities: tracks acquisition, payment and invoicing for print, electronic, and other resources requested by the Library Director and faculty; provides statistical, financial, and evaluative reports for the Library Director and the Finance Office; communicates, negotiates, and follows up with vendors and publishers regarding all orders; processes Inter-Library Loan requests; acquires materials for reserve collection; checks in print serials in serials database; and assists with circulation and other duties as needed.

Requirements: the ability to communicate effectively, work independently to identify and solve problems, to be flexible in response to changing needs and priorities, learn and adapt to new technologies and software and the ability to work collaboratively, as well as the flexibility to work some evening and weekend hours. The candidate will need a bachelor’s degree and experience with business and billing practices.  Experience receiving and paying invoices, dealing with vendors, and managing financial information in a complex accounting system and library acquisitions experience are preferred.

Send cover letter, resume, three references and salary requirements to Mr. Thomas Raszewski, Knott Library, St. Mary’s Seminary and University, 5400 Roland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21210 or via email to traszewski@stmarys.edu .