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Library Services Specialist

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




This incumbent will develop, implement and maintain departmental training and library-wide cross training materials and activities. Specific duties include:  assisting with the supervision of student employees; developing and implementing library-wide cross training materials for staff and student employees; providing assistance to patrons at the reference desk; assisting in the planning and implementation of a variety outreach activities to promote use of the library and its services; providing administrative support to the Reference department, including assistance with departmental analytics and assessment; and performing other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and one year of experience directly related to the primary functions of the position. 

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: 
  • Knowledge of basic principles of quality customer service and teamwork
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in the areas of library public services and outreach
  • Interest and/or experience in developing staff training materials
  • Demonstrated high-quality written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to initiate and lead projects to completion
  • Interest and/or experience working with diverse populations
  • Ability to learn and operate a variety of common computing and productivity applications and specialized library hardware, systems, and software applications
Closing Date:  March 2, 2018
Salary: Pay Range 10 (starting at $28,653 based on 30 hours per week) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program
Hours: Part-time.  Hours for this position are: Tuesday - Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (with one weekday 1:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m). Hours are subject to change to reflect changes in library hours and staffing needs.
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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