Job Description

Library Info Specialist 1

Requisition IDreq7375
Working TitleLibrary Info Specialist 1
Position Grade07
Position Summary

The UNM-Gallup Branch, Zollinger Library, is looking for a part time Library Information Specialist 1 to assist in providing quality service to the students, faculty, and community at large. The position encompasses a variety of areas of responsibility in regards to general library operations as well as assistance with the online environment. Under limited supervision, the Library Information Specialist 1 will perform library tasks related to circulation of library materials, assistance in the library computer lab, preparing flyers and/or signs for library communications, providing basic information about the library and its resources, and explanation of and adherence to library policies.

The successful candidate will support the other library staff and librarians as needed, cover the circulation desk, monitor the activities of students, performing routine library duties and opening and closing the library on Saturdays and closing the library on week nights. This variety of duties and responsibilities makes for an exciting position.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Customer services experience.

  • Experience with automated library systems.
  • Experience developing flyers, brochures and other graphic projects for promotion and general library information.
  • Ability to troubleshoot operational problems for relevant library systems, and assist with computer application questions.
  • Ability to provide guidance and assistance to patrons regarding library services and resources.
  • Computer proficiency in a PC environment.
Additional RequirementsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
DepartmentGallup Branch
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Part-Time
Term End Date
Pay$10.23 To $15.35 per hour
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date12/18/2018
Application InstructionsFor a complete application, the applicant should attach Resume, Cover Letter, list three (3) references of which at least one (1) is a previous supervisor with contact information. In your cover letter, please address how you meet the preferred qualifications posted for this position.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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