University of California - San Diego #89435 Serials Specialist in San Diego, California

#89435 Serials Specialist

Filing Deadline: Fri 8/25/2017

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The Serials Specialist, maintains The UC San Diego Library Serial standing order and subscription records for all formats including electronic. The incumbent claims serial issues for the UC San Diego Library. Processes serials receipts and maintains serials holdings records. As a student work leader, interviews, selects, trains, schedules and monitors student assistants.


  • Library experience with knowledge of library terminology, bibliographic elements, and publishing patterns of serial and monographic publication rules relevant to serials acquisitions.

  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written, ability to communicate courteously, effectively and persuasively while dealing with a variety of people.

  • Skills in organization, ability to set and maintain priorities, meet deadlines, and establish/meet quality and quantity standards. Track status of work in progress and perform follow-up action on a timely basis

  • Knowledge of cataloging practices or serials acquisitions sufficient to interpret electronic journal links and tag information, identify cessations, title changes, split and mergers and also to make note of cataloging irregularities and special circumstances.

  • Ability to work as part of a team, to independently and willingly assist in other areas as needed, and to perform non-routine duties.

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Hiring Salary Range

$19.89 - $22.59 / Hour



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CX Contract

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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri