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Employment Opportunity: Library Services Coordinator University of New Mexico

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Library Services Coordinator

Requisition ID req5308
Working Title Library Services Coordinator
Position Grade 12
Position Summary AMENDMENT:  The For Best Consideration Date has been extended to 07/02/2018.


The UNM Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center seeks an independent thinking and versatile professional to serve as the Library Services Coordinator for its Resources, Archives, and Discovery (RAD) unit.   The position requires excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills, and a desire to work behind the scenes of an academic library. The Coordinator will report to the library operations manager in RAD. Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing and coordinating electronic serials in the library’s electronic resources management tool
  • Maintaining usage statistics for electronic resources
  • Managing administrative duties for serials such as communicating with vendors, receiving invoices, as well as handling change notifications, cancellations, and ceased and new titles
  • Troubleshooting access issues to electronic resources
  • Suggesting process improvements for collecting statistics
  • Creating and maintaining written procedures


The Coordinator will participate in special projects and work closely with members of RAD to prioritize digitization projects from the library’s special collections and institutional repository, create metadata, and develop workflow processes for adding digital content to appropriate systems.

Please note that the employee may be required to lift/push up to 25 pounds. Funding for travel/relocation expenses are not available for this position.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 an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution
  • Two or more years of experience working in library technical services
  • Experience managing electronic serials or other subscription-based electronic resources in an integrated library system or electronic resources management tool
  • Experience using metadata standards such as RDA, MARC, Dublin Core, and/or KBART
  • Ability to write and edit concise support documentation, such as step-by-step instructions or procedures
  • Experience troubleshooting customer service issues
  • Experience working independently on projects, organizing resources, and establishing priorities
  • Experience working in a team environment
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 7/02/2018
Application Instructions Along with completed application, please submit resume, cover letter, and a writing sample of your own original professional work
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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