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Employment Opportunity: Library Info Specialist 3 University of New Mexico

Library Info Specialist 3
Staff – Regular: Full Time
Library Info Specialist 3 – Interlibrary Loan
University Libraries
$2,686.33 min to $3,894.80 midpoint (MO)
UNM Main Campus (Abq)
AMENDMENT: The For Best Consideration Date has been extended to 07/11/2016.

The College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences (UL&LS) is seeking a full time Library Info Specialist 3 with strong customer service experience/skills, proven ability to work effectively in a team environment, and interest in learning new skills. The current vacancy is in the Zimmerman Library, Interlibrary Loan Unit, and is part of the Public Services Division. We seek someone who is enthusiastic about working in an active environment doing a wide variety of tasks.

This position provides time-sensitive library services to UNM faculty, students, and staff. It involves processing requests for books and articles, correcting citations, and searching and ordering using the integrated library system and databases. Problem solving and analytical skills, including the ability to solve complex citation problems, are required along with the ability to ensure that library policies and procedures are followed. This position coordinates billing operations for the Unit. This position may supervise student employees and provide assistance at the circulation service and reference desks. The position involves physical activity including, but not limited to, pulling books and bound journals from shelves, lifting boxes, opening mail, sorting materials, and moving book trucks.

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 Prospective Employee page for a more complete explanation of UNM benefits.

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.

Directly related Master’s or Terminal degree; at least 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.


Bachelor’s degree; at least 3 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Experience providing interlibrary loan services, especially citation correction using multiple databases, and OCLC searching and ordering.
  • Experience with staff-side ILLiad and/or OCLC interlibrary loan software.
  • Demonstrated successful customer service experience.
  • Experience with providing reference-related and/or circulation services.
  • Experience working independently with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated good time management skills.
Open Until Filled
Staff/UNMTemps Employment Application
Cover Letter
Please include how you meet the preferred qualifications in your cover letter.

Official transcripts, High School diploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.

Contact Leah Boetger at with questions.

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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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