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Library Info Specialist 1

Requisition IDreq5221
Working TitleLibrary Info Specialist 1
Position Grade07
Position Summary

The UNM-Taos Branch Library is looking for a part time Library Information Specialist I to assist in providing quality service to the students, faculty, and the 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 and graphic design work for the promotion of the library. Under limited supervision, the Library Information Specialist will perform library tasks related to website design and maintenance, maintenance of all library computers, library event planning, and answering reference questions as needed. The successful candidate will support the assistant librarian, cover the circulation desk, and monitor the activities of students performing routine library duties. 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

Experience with automated library systems.


Experience developing flyers, brochures, newsletters and other graphic design 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 including ability to move from a PC to a Mac environment

Additional Requirements
  • Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
  • CampusTaos
    DepartmentTaos Branch
    Employment TypeStaff
    Staff TypeRegular - Part-Time
    Term End Date
    Pay$10.23 - $15.35 (Hourly)
    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 Date6/25/2018
    Application Instructions
  • Please attach Resume, Cover Letter and 3 previous supervisory references with contact information.
  • In your cover, letter please address how you meet the preferred qualifications posted for this position.

  • 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.