Resource Management Coordinator

University of Southern Mississippi
September 21, 2023
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Resource Management Coordinator

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Resource Management Coordinator.

Position Details

Location Gulf Park

730 East Beach Boulevard Long Beach, Mississippi, 39560 United States Division USM - Gulf Park Library Position Type Staff Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Salary Range 12.31 - 13.15 Pay Grade


Posting Close Date Open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants Review of applications will begin ten days after posting and continue until filled.

Job Summary Coordinates all aspects of maintaining Gulf Coast Library's collections. Works closely with the Collection Supervisor on all collection management activities, including preparing new materials for integration into the Gulf Coast Library's collections, sorting and evaluation of donated materials and the withdrawal of materials from the collections as needed. May supervise student employees assigned to work in resource management.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists the Collection Supervisor with routine collection management activities. These include, but are not limited to, organizing newly cataloged item for final processing, organizing and assisting with the evaluation of donated materials, conducting minor repairs on books and media, preservation projects and assisting with troubleshooting problems with materials in the collections (such as identifying problems with barcodes, spine labels, and other problems and retrieving materials that require item or system record repair)
  • Performs first-tier troubleshooting of electronic resources access problems with excellent customer service; Recreates issue and traces to failure point; Uses error messaging and end-user feedback to determine the source of the problem; Collaborates with team members and vendors to restore access, referring complex issues to the Electronic Resources Librarian or others as appropriate.
  • Assists with maintenance of the Gulf Park College for Women archives. Helps the processing of donated items for the collection and the preservation of the existing collection.
  • Assists the Collection Supervisor in formulating, interpreting, and communicating collections policies and procedures to library staff and patrons.
  • Responsible for shelf-reading of the entire collection on a regular basis, a minimum of twice yearly, and any physical shifting of the collection as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    Associate's degree or equivalent from an accredited college; or six months to one year related library experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proven ability to use the automated library program
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to use complex databases, spreadsheets and other software to produce necessary reports
  • Ability to help students and faculty with difficult research topics
  • Ability to perform independently
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment
  • Ability to operate and assist patrons with copiers and printers.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in library and information science or related field from an accredited college or university; two years working in an academic library.

    About The University of Southern Mississippi The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.

    As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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