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Employment Opportunity: Library Info Specialist 3 University of New Mexico

Library Info Specialist 3


Staff – Regular: Full Time
RAD Library Info Specialist 3
HS Library and Informatics Ctr
$2,596.53 – $2,916.66 monthly
UNM Health Sciences Center (Abq)
The UNM Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center is seeking a Library Information Specialist III for its Resource, Archives and Discovery unit. The position requires excellent attention to detail, a strong customer service orientation, knowledge of library resources, and the ability to accurately create and maintain records in an integrated library system. Incumbent will report to the library operations manager and will update catalog records as needed, create item records, and communicate changes made to the system. The incumbent will work closely with the resource management librarians in the renewal of serials and purchasing new e-journal titles. This position is responsible for the administrative duties for serials such as communicating with vendors, receiving invoices, change notification, cancellations, ceased and new titles; and updating this information into the library’s Collection Management tool. Incumbent will also track use statistics for the library’s electronic resources.

HSLIC is a unique blend of corporate and academic cultures which cultivates creative information technology solutions. We actively seek employees with strong collaboration and planning skills who will help us fulfill our role within the HSC and throughout the state (

The UNM HSC has earned a national and international reputation for its integrated education, patient care, research, and partnership initiatives which address the unique healthcare needs of New Mexico’s urban and rural populations (

The UNM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.
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.

  • Graduate degree, at time of hire, in library or information science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution.
  • Experience creating and maintaining records in an integrated library system, electronic records management tool, or relational database.
  • Experience communicating with customers and troubleshooting customer service issues.
  • Experience working with complex procedures inherent in the structured environment of a higher-education or healthcare institution.
  • Ability to write and edit concise documentation, such as step-by-step instructions or procedures.
  • Experience with acquisitions or purchasing goods and services, inventory maintenance and procedures.
  • Experience working in a cooperative team environment.
Open Until Filled
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Candidates for this position must be eligible for employment as verified by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Government Services Administration (GSA); those individuals on the OIG/GSA Exclusion Lists will not be considered for hire. Once hired, periodic checks will be made for eligibility of continued employment.
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Official transcripts, High School diploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.

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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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