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Acquisitions Specialist
Western New England University

Date Posted Aug. 26, 2021
Title Acquisitions Specialist
University Western New England University
Springfield, MA, United States
Department Law
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Law - General

Acquisition Specialist

Western New England University School of Law Library is seeking a service-oriented individual to serve as our Acquisitions Specialist (AS). This person is responsible for the accurate and timely purchase and receipt of Library materials and equipment, and the maintenance and monitoring of Library budget information. The AS serves as the primary contact for various vendor representatives, and assists with negotiating contracts. Additionally, the AS provides a variety of administrative support duties.

The AS works normal business hours, with occasional changes in work schedule as needed.

For full consideration, please apply by August 23, 2021. Please submit cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position, along with a resume that includes the name, title, and contact information of three professional references.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required, particularly regarding accounting matters, along with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must be flexible and able to prioritize. Knowledge of accounting/ bookkeeping procedures is preferred. Experience with automated Library systems is preferred. Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred. Some college required.

Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.

Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

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  • Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.

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