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Employment Opportunity: Library Services Coordinator University of New Mexico

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Library Services Coordinator

Requisition ID req4103
Working Title Library Services Coordinator
Position Grade 12
Position Summary The UNM Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center is seeking a Library Services Coordinator for its Resources, Archives, and Discovery unit.   The position requires knowledge of library principles, practices, and terminology and the ability to develop and implement procedures and/or project plans, and excellent communication skills.

The incumbent will report to the Library Operations Manager and will oversee and coordinate electronic resources in the library’s knowledge base/electronic resources management tool as well as maintain usage statistics for these resources. The incumbent is responsible for the administrative duties for serials such as communicating with vendors, change notifications, cancellations, and ceased and new titles.

The incumbent is responsible for developing and prioritizing digitization projects for the library’s special collections or institutional repository.  The incumbent will assist resource management librarians in developing and creating metadata and/or schemas for the library’s digital library management system.

Please note that the employee may be required to lift/push up to 25 pounds.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree; at least 4 years 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  

  • Graduate degree, at time of hire, in library or information science from American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution
  • Knowledge of library principles, practices, and terminology
  • Experience creating metadata and/or schemas for digital library management systems or digital asset management systems such as Digital Commons, DSpace, etc.
  • Experience creating and maintaining records in an integrated library system, electronic resources management tool, or knowledge base such as WorldShare, Sierra, Serial Solutions, etc.
  • Experience working with complex procedures inherent in the structured environment of a higher-education or healthcare institution
  • Ability to effectively communicate and foster a cooperative work environment
  • Experience in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Experience with project management skills and the ability to resolve
    complex problems and issues
Additional Requirements
Campus Health Sciences Center (HSC) – Albuquerque, NM
Department HS Library and Informatics Ctr (483A)
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type Regular – Full-Time
Term End Date
Status Exempt
Pay $2,986.30 – $4,478.93 (MONTHLY)
Benefits Eligible This 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 Statement Temporary 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 Required No
For Best Consideration Date 3/6/2018
Application Instructions Along with completed application, please include resume, cover letter, and professional writing sample.
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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