Library Acquisition Specialist – Maryland State Law Library – Annapolis, MD

The Maryland State Law Library, a court-related agency of the Maryland Judiciary, serves the needs of Maryland’s government and citizens by: building and preserving collections of legal information resources, promoting access to these collections, and creating educational opportunities that enhance the understanding of legal information.  The State Law Library, Maryland’s oldest law library, features one of the State’s most extensive collections of legal and government information resources.

Essential functions for the Library Acquisition Specialist (Salary:  $54,622-$64,684) include:

Overall administration of the State Law Library’s fiscal transactions, including: the creation of procurement requisitions for the Library’s subscriptions and services; the management of applicable contracts and/or purchase orders with emphasis on expense to contract value tracking; annual budget planning and projections; invoice payment; confirmation of the performance and/or delivery of goods/services; the ordering of goods and services for the Library, when appropriate; monthly revenue deposits and budget credit, as needed; the reconciliation of banking and credit card transactions; and service as the petty cash custodian for the Library. Budget monitoring and analysis, using GEARS at an advanced level; monitoring encumbrances and expenditures; completing analysis to identify trends; preparing reports and making budget-related presentations to Library management; and using the Library’s online library catalog software to track subscriptions effectively, which includes creating and managing certain types of bibliographic cataloging records. The management of the acquisitions process for print and digital information resources; and preparing reports and participating in the Library’s Collection Development Committee. The management of subscriptions of the Maryland Code to appellate and Circuit Court judges. In order to accomplish these functions the employee must maintain positive professional relationships with Library co-workers, colleagues in other Judiciary departments and information vendors. The position is responsible for adherence to all applicable State fiscal policies. Performs other duties as assigned.

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