Posted 14 March by Recruitment Solutions Services LTD Easy Apply


To describe readership level and appropriateness of academic new title publications (both print and electronic formats) in support of the approval and new book announcement services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review from book-in-hand and verify the suitability of publication for academic libraries collections
  • Ability to describe the books in terms of subject and non-subject parameters
  • Accurately allocate books and notifications slips through the description process to libraries
  • Select significant or core titles from Book Award nominations for academic libraries
  • Present overview and demonstration of the profiling process to libraries and publisher representatives
  • Perform original and copy cataloguing as required
  • Assist in the training of other Profilers and Sales Managers

Skills & Experience:

  • Degree of equivalent experience
  • Subject knowledge (desirable) in either of the following fields:

a) Technical, Medical or Science, or

b) The Humanities

  • Working knowledge of second language beneficial
  • Able to communicate articulately and succinctly - strong verbal and writing skills
  • Experience with bibliography, publishing, academic libraries and higher education desirable
  • Detail knowledge of LC Subject Headings, Classifications and Dewey Decimal systems
  • Knowledge of the requirements of original cataloguing and MaRC records
  • Strong evaluation, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft (Word, Excel)

Slaary is negotiable dependant on experience.

Reference: 34683176

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