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Library Specialist, Medical Branch Library

Company: The University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Galveston
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:To perform paraprofessional work in fulfillment of the library's mission. Requires advanced knowledge of the library and computer operations.Min Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and three years related experience. Advanced knowledge of library operations, systems and procedures and the ability to use library software. Strong communication skills, including proficiency in grammar, spelling and punctuation. Proficiency with personal computers, including Microsoft Office products, Adobe Acrobat Reader and knowledge of testing center procedures. Some college preferred. Specific Job Related Duties: Troubleshoots access problems with the library's electronic resources using various mechanisms and modes of communication; uses cataloging and acquisitions systems to process and order print and electronic books, journal and mediaCompiles statistical data on printer usage; testing center usage; special collections; library materials purchased and cataloged; and loaned/borrowed itemsAssists faculty, students and coordinators with online testing software and equipment. Uses software to schedule online tests and classes in testing centers, sets up testing and training sites for useSolves complex issues with computer-based testing, educational software and printing related issuesHandles and verifies lending requests for library materials through resource sharing systems and cooperative agreements with other libraries using various forms of softwareStaffs the information desk to provide assistance to patrons in person, over the telephone, or online, in finding materials or answering questions by using library tools and databasesOpens and closes library facilitiesPrepares cash register for opening and processes cash handling for closingMay supervise in the absence of Manager, Library ServiceWorks with librarians in preparing and designing class, training and display materialsParticipates in special library projectsAdheres to internal controls and reporting structurePerforms other duties as assigned Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.Compensation

Keywords: The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston , Library Specialist, Medical Branch Library, Other , Galveston, Texas

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