Library Specialist

Job description

Vacancy Number: S00772

Working Title: Library Specialist

Career Band Title: Library Specialist

Location of Workplace: Main UNCW Campus

Competency Level: Journey

Brief Summary of Work for this Position:

Assists students, faculty, community and professional researchers with general research requests in special collections including e-mail, telephone and in-person inquiries. Assists with processing collections of multiple formats including performing and carrying out all tasks associated with archival processing standards. Assists with maintaining special collections book and periodical collections. Assists with the development of on-site and virtual exhibits and other forms of public outreach associated with special collections. Contributes to the development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures. Assists with hiring, training and supervising student assistants.

N.C. Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Graduation from a four-year college or university and one year of experience in a library or archives and/or records management; or high school and five years experience in a library or archives and/or records management; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential functions of the position:

Working knowledge of archival principles and practices utilized in the processing of manuscript collections

Working knowledge of Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)

Experience using an archival management system such as Archon, Archivist’s Toolkit, or ArchivesSpace

Preferred education, professional skills and experience:

Experience providing reference services in a library

Familiarity with library automated cataloging systems

Familiarity with digital library systems such as CONTENTdm and Omeka

Familiarity with digitization equipment

Knowledge of metadata standards including Dublin Core and PREMIS

Experience with developing and installing exhibits

Familiarity with concepts in digital preservation

Familiarity with seeking grant opportunities

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Recruitment Range: $43,000 - $47,182

NC Salary Grade Equivalency: 68

Hours Per Week: 1.0 (40 hours per week)

Months Per Year: 12 Months

Work Days: Monday - Friday

Work Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Position Number: 7367

Job Posting Date: 06/14/2018

Posting Close Date: 07/31/2018

Special Instructions:

PLEASE NOTE: To receive full consideration, please be sure you have fully completed the entire application before you apply for this position. Failure to answer all required questions will cause the system to disqualify your application. Due to the high interest in positions at UNCW, we are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the position if selected for an interview. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

You will be required to attach a cover letter and resume to successfully apply for this position. To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

This position is being recruited at the Journey level. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement:

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.




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Job No: S00772
Posted: 6/14/2018
Application Due: 7/31/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $43,000 - $47,182