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Library Services Specialist

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Library




Reporting to the Collection Management/Interlibrary Loan Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for lending to, or borrowing from, other libraries, and will query national and local online databases, as well as internet and reference sources, to search and verify bibliographic references.  Specific duties include: search and retrieve journals and books;  scan and deliver articles for ILL and document delivery; prepare and send print materials; assist in supervising and training student assistants.  Note: This position requires physical labor-lifting and pushing loaded book trucks.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor's degree and one year of experience directly related to the primary duties of the position.  Must have good organization and communication skills and be detail oriented, self motivated and flexible.  The ability to work independently is essential.

Note: Additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 

1. Proficient with word processing applications

2. Experience using ILLiad management system and/or RAPID

3. Familiarity with Excel spreadsheets

Closing Date:  March 2, 2018
Salary: Pay Range 10 (starting at $38,204) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program
Hours: Full-time
Type: Regular
FLSA Status: Nonexempt 
 Equal Opportunity Statement:  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization   As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.


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