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Library Services Specialist

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




The Library Services Specialist will work within the Serials Department at the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery at UMBC to provide general maintenance of the print and microform serials collections.  Specific duties include: general maintenance of the print and microform serials collections; assisting with the planning and implementation of shifts; using various library automated systems; searching and updating serials records; assisting with journal check in; processing claims and gifts; helping users with print and electronic journal inquiries and equipment; helping with the maintenance of Electronic Resources Management during the transition from print to electronic resources; working on special projects; and performing other duties as assigned. 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

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

This position requires physical labor—pushing/pulling loaded book trucks and lifting boxes weighing up to 20 Lbs.

Note:  Additional related experience and formal education 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: 
  • Experience with Serials print and electronic resources.
  • Must have good organizational and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented, self-motivated, flexible, demonstrate the ability to work independently.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite applications (Word, Excel etc.) and library automated systems (such as Aleph).
Special Instructions to Applicants:

With your application, please include a cover letter, resume and references. 

Closing Date: November 30, 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
Benefits: UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contractual/Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
 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.
Accommodation: 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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