Acquisitions and Data Management Assistant – University of Dubuque, IA

The University of Dubuque is a growing faith based University that is seeking an Acquisitions and Data Management Assistant in the Charles C. Myers Library. The University of Dubuque offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. As well as contributes to retirement and life insurance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Order and process electronic materials and resources using a variety of online vendors and OCLC WorldShare, the library’s integrated library system
  • Manage the budget for library materials
  • Assist with maintenance of digital content, including the library web site, OJS (Open Journal Systems), PressBooks (WordPress), and DigitalUD (Drupal platform)
  • Manage a variety of library statistical reports using Excel and online platforms, such as Zoho
  • Provide support for the information literacy and reference program, including reference desk hours
  • Direct and oversee student assistants in the department on various projects
  • Provide support in collection management
  • Participate in library planning and committees
  • Contribute to other projects as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the University’s mission


  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Commitment to service
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional computer skills with a focus on primarily Excel
  • Familiarity with OER (Open Educational Resources), data analytics, and open source software preferred
  • Ability to work effectively on a team committed to the mission of the University and the library
  • Previous library experience is preferred, particularly with the OCLC WorldShare integrated library system

To apply with a growing faith based University for the Acquisitions and Data Management Assistant position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.  AA/EEO