Library Specialist

Lexington, KY
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Undergraduate Outreach Library Specialist provides research and information services to University of Kentucky students, faculty and staff and the general public during peak evening and weekend hours at W.T. Young Library and across campus as needed, specifically in the Living Learning Program residence halls and other locations. This position also serves as Plan B personnel.

Job Title
Library Specialist

Requisition Number

Working Title
Undergraduate Outreach Library Specialist

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Handling of objects up to 25 pounds, pushing or pulling objects up to 50 pounds, sitting for long periods of time, standing or walking with objects up to 25 pounds.


Sunday - Thursday, 1:00-9:00pm Also Serves as Plan B Personnel during weather emergencies.


MS Office Suite, Integrated Library System (i.e., Voyager or Primo)

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Experience working in a library setting; public/customer services experience; Teaching experience

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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