The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley

Edinburg, TX


LocationEdinburg, Texas 78542
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-11
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Valid Through2023-08-20

Job Description:


Posting Number: SRGV6317
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Harlingen, Texas
Department: School of Medicine / Education and Academic Affairs
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Scope of Job:
To provide the highest level of paraprofessional and advanced operational and technical duties in the operation of the Mario E. Ramirez M.D. Library including advanced knowledge of library practices and procedures. Provides expert knowledge in a particular library area with substantial knowledge of general library services.

Description of Duties:
• Responsible for performing senior-level paraprofessional and technical duties.

• Researchers for the latest developments and trends, with considerable independent judgment, in area of responsibility assigned.

• Manages and supervises a small unit or functional area assigned.

• Implements and revises assigned area’s policies, procedures, and agreements.

• Gathers data and develops reports for distribution and/or presentations.

• Develops, mentors and trains assigned staff in use of the Library’s automated systems.

• Develops policies responsive to patron information needs and research behaviors.

• Evaluates and recommends changes to existing practices and procedures in assigned area.

• Participate in the strategic planning process of the library.

• Performs related duties as required.

Supervision Received:
General direction from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Specific supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education:
High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education:
Twelve (12) college credit hours in Computer Information Systems or computer related field with an Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree.


Required Experience:
• Minimum of six (6) years of relevant Library work, or a combination of,

• Three (3) years of full time office work experience with an Associate’s Degree / 60 college credit hours, or

• No previous work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited University.

Preferred Experience:

Use of standard office equipment.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required. Must be able to stoop and reach in order to lift books to stock shelves, lift boxes of books and other library materials, and push carts and dollies loaded with library materials.

Ability to work with campus financial systems and track account expenditures. Must possess good writing, communication, and organizational skills. Ability to work with library Millennium system and Library of Congress classification system.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 01/02/2023
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days. If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https://careers.utrgv.edu for detailed contact information.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/36281

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