Library Specialist

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Library Specialist



Job Location:

Fort Worth

Full Time/Part Time:


Salary Information:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Department Summary:

The Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library supports the education, research, patient care, and community service missions of the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) by meeting the information needs of faculty, students, staff, and the local health sciences community. Beginning in 2017, Lewis Library began a partnership with JPS Health Network to oversee the John Marietta Library for JPS Hospital and Tarrant County Clinics.

Position Overview:

The Gibson D. Lewis Library at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Library Assistant to join our team for a role at JPS Health Network. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: Primarily responsible for facilitating access to library resources in person and virtually as the front-line point of contact for all JPS clinical health providers and researchers. Ensures all requests are distributed and answered in a timely manner while also providing interlibrary loan services.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or some college and equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years customer service experience

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Library Specialist

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate


Facilitate exceptional user experience by providing front-line user support to all JPS Health Network employees by email, phone, and in-person including but not limited to troubleshooting user access issues, assisting with access to sensitive health information, navigating the library website, and printing.


Operate JPS Library Interlibrary Loan service using necessary technologies and tracking to ensure copyright compliance.


Assist with managing the physical and electronic library collections and participate in collection development by organizing and processing acquisition and removal of library materials into online library catalog.


Utilizes library systems and technology to create and edit content and deliver departmental project support as needed.


Generates monthly reports and other reports as required by the Library Manager, including compiling and creating statistical reports using various databases and resources.


Support patron use of the library including but not limited to troubleshooting library resources, work order oversight, supply procurement, and circulation.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include a resume and cover letter.

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Job No:
Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 7/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time