The Gottesman Libraries at Teachers College offers an expanding array of traditional and innovative services to the college community of educators. The library is increasingly a creative services organization that coordinates the acquisition and/or design, development, and distribution of intellectual properties, including video and audio media, digital and online materials, software applications and tools, and interactive exhibits and events, along with sophisticated support services.
The diversity of materials, services, and suppliers that contribute to the success of a modern academic library is increasing at a rapid pace. The Gottesman Libraries seek an Acquisitions/Materials Librarian to support the daily operations of the resources management unit that is responsible for the acquisition of all print and electronic library materials, the management of those materials, and the overall maintenance of library collections, contemporary and historical. The Acquisitions/Materials Librarian is expected to work with a small internal staff along with a set of key service providers and to continue the transition to patron-driven collection development processes.
Responsibilities for this position include: