Library Assistant-Acquisitions – Los Angeles County Museum of Art Balch Art Research Library

Manage library acquisitions and inter-library loan functions

Duties include:
Process requests for book orders from curatorial and library staff using established book vendors; create order records in Sirsi Workflows (the library’s online acquisitions module); receive and accession gifts; process ILL requests on OCLC FirstSearch; manage all library accounts and assist Head Librarian with annual budget; supervise library volunteers; perform reference desk duties as assigned.

Requirements:
4-year college degree, preferably in art history or related field
Experience with library databases
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills
1+ years of library experience preferred

To apply please email your resume with a brief cover letter to Alexis Curry: acurry@lacma.org

The Mr. and Mrs. Allan C. Balch Art Research Library maintains an extensive research-level collection of approximately 175,000 books, journals, and periodicals. This noncirculating collection consists of monographs on artists and specialized art subjects; art reference books; collection and exhibition catalogues of museums, galleries, and private collectors; scholarly periodicals in the field of art and related areas; current auction catalogues; artist files; and material in related fields of study.

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