Job: Information Specialist, University Libraries -107670

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Information Specialist, University Libraries -107670

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$25,000 - $27,500 annually

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Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Information Specialist, University Libraries -107670

The University of West Florida University Libraries in Pensacola, Florida, is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Information Specialist 107670. The Information Specialist coordinates the Textbook Reserves Program to ensure the library has copies of all required undergraduate textbooks, communicates with faculty regarding the addition of textbooks to the program, and communicates with relevant University departments to publicize the textbook program. The incumbent also solicits feedback from faculty and relevant University departments to determine success of the program, as well as to anticipate future needs.

The incumbent performs circulation desk duties (including, but not limited to, circulating items, supervising desk student(s), dealing with circulation problems, receiving packages, assisting patrons with locating course reserves, and retrieving items from remote book drops). Additionally, the incumbent oversees all circulation and library activity during the evening/late-night hours Sundays through Thursdays (including, but not limited to, dealing with building maintenance and /or building/patron security issues, ensuring building security at closing by clearing patrons out of the library, shutting down equipment, and locking and alarming all doors). This position is responsible for clearing and locking down the entire library building at closing Sundays through Thursdays.

The incumbent assists the OPS/Work Study student supervisor by ensuring evening tasks assigned to students are completed; provides training for students who primarily work evening shifts; reports problems/issues/concerns about student work during the evening shifts to the OPS/Work Study student supervisor and the Circulation Supervisor; and coordinates with the Stacks Manager on tasks that can be completed during evening shifts.

The incumbent maintains and annually updates a position policy and procedure manual to reflect daily, monthly, annual, and ad hoc responsibilities; develops and maintains library statistics relevant to this position; and participates on committees and task forces as appropriate.


Minimum qualifications: A High School diploma and two years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.


Salary range: $25,000 - $27,500 annually.


Applications are accepted online at The deadline to apply is August 31, 2018.


This position allows eligible veterans and their spouses to claim Veterans' Preference pursuant to Section 295.07, F.S.; applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation on or before the posting deadline date as such documentation is required for eligibility termination. Supporting documentation, in addition to the DD214, may be required based on eligibility criteria. For information on obtaining a DD214, visit or call 1-866-272-6272.


The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.



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Northwest Florida

Building 21, 11000 University Pkwy




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University of West Florida - UWF

Building 21, 11000 University Pkwy




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