New Titles Selector I

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As a New Titles Selector I (part-time) you will draw on knowledge of publishers and understanding of academic titles to administer the pool of titles for consideration on Approvals Plans.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drives scope and timeliness of titles treated by searching catalogs, databases, spreadsheets, and tip sheets to identify titles for ordering or treatment for Approvals customers.
  • Demonstrates customer focus by quickly analyzing and fixing metadata errors reported by clients and colleagues.
  • Maintains publisher spreadsheets for organized and expeditious publisher analysis.
  • Works with colleagues to run reports and analysis of publishers for more targeted title treatment.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • High school diploma/GED or higher.
  • 3 years of bookstore, book wholesale, library, or publisher experience.
  • Excellent researching and problem solving skills, including the ability to analyze, compare, evaluate, reconcile and order data.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities to reach resolution and maintain strong relationships.
  • Capacity to learn and master new technology and knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Strong internet search capabilities.
  • Understanding of basic bibliographic data.

Other important information about this position:

  • This position is based in a ProQuest office location and is typically not conducive to remote work.
  • This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available around core working hours.
  • Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible.


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