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CUNY Library Bibliographic & Acquisitions Facilitator  - HC Libraries in New York, New York

Library Bibliographic & Acquisitions Facilitator - HC Libraries

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Hunter College

Full/Part Time





The Library Bibliographic & Acquisitions Facilitator at Hunter College Libraries maintains the libraries financial records, monitors the collections budget, assists with the acquisitions workflows, and prepares financial analysis and reports of the libraries accounts and expenses. The Library Bibliographic & Acquisitions Facilitator reports to the Acquisitions Manager at Hunter College Libraries.


-Tracks Purchase Orders to ensure that materials and services are delivered in a timely manner.

-Verifies bibliographic details of requested materials and checks them against available resources.

-Participates in department governance and other policy-setting activities.

-Collaborates with personnel across service areas to accomplish goals and objectives. Exercises individual judgement to resolve service issues at point of need.

-Applies input from community for implementing services.

-Maintains current knowledge of trends in libraries and related fields to suggest new services for development and implementation.


-Issues purchasing requisitions and assures that payments for library resources are issued on time.

-Monitors library accounts and prepares reports and analysis of library budgets and expenses. Participates in annual planning for Library collections budgets.

-Provides input for anticipated local and system needs.

-Communicates goals and strategic priorities to direct reports.

-Assist in budget priorities regarding assigned area; prepare budget reports; administer, coordinate, monitor and control expenditures and budget for collection development, programs, marketing and advertising.


Bachelor's Degree required.

Vaccine Requirement

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Assists with Library operations and provides excellent service to Library users.

  • Coordinates with faculty, students, and librarians to ensure needed materials are accessible on a timely basis

  • Provides general information in the use of library resources and services

  • Keeps records of library transactions and generates reports on usage

  • Exercises sound judgment in enforcing library policies and procedures

  • May perform and/or supervise daily operations of a service unit such as the Reserve Desk

  • May assist with digital resource management, acquisitions, and updating Library web pages

  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Assistant to HEO




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Salary rate: $43,520 - $66,887

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website . To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the Job Opening ID number 24703 .

Click on the "APPLY NOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.

Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please include:

  • Cover Letter and/ or Statement of scholarly interests

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume

  • Names and contact information of 3 references

Upload all documents as ONE single file-- PDF format preferred.


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications onAugust 11, 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.