Job: Information Specialist, University Libraries

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Information Specialist, University Libraries

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$25000 - $27500 Anually

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

Position 108300: Information Specialist, University Libraries


The University of West Florida University Libraries in Pensacola, Florida, is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Information Specialist 108300. The Information Specialist assists the Fiscal Specialist related to the library materials ordering for the purchase of print and multimedia materials. Assistance includes, but is not limited to, creating invoice records in Aleph and related tasks; checking figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes; and posting arrival information and fiscal data to Aleph as ordered items are received. Assistance also includes creating the invoice record in Aleph; posting all line information accurately, including the arrival data; and establishing bibliographic records in Aleph by downloading the correct OCLC record or creating temporary records as required; and creating the Aleph order record. The Information Specialist also ensures that all special information such as rush, course reserve, notify requestors upon arrival, etc. is posted to the order so that the item can be accurately processed when it arrives.


The Information Specialist performs circulation desk and course reserves duties (including, but not limited to, circulating materials, supervision of desk student(s), dealing with circulation problems, assisting patrons with locating course reserves, and receiving packages); provides additional circulation desk coverage during finals when the library is open 24 hours; and coordinates circulation assistance with any collection management projects (systematic weeding and otherwise). Additionally, the incumbent assists other information specialists with various projects, which contribute to the daily operations of the department and the library and maintains and annually updates a position policy and procedure manual for this position.




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.


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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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University of West Florida - UWF

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Northwest Florida

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University of West Florida - UWF

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