University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Posting Number SRGV6725

Working Title LIBRARY ASSISTANT II Number of Vacancies 1 Location Edinburg, Texas Department School of Medicine / Education and Academic Affairs FTE 1.0 FLSA Non-Exempt Scope of Job

To provide paraprofessional and supervisory skills necessary to the operation of a technical services or public services unit of the Myles and Sylvia Aaronson Library and Mario Ramirez M.D. Library. Responsible for performing specialized duties requiring advanced operational skills, a degree of independent judgment, and a general knowledge of library practices and procedures.

Description of Duties

• Performs complicated bibliographic searching and revision for ordering, cataloging or interlibrary loan.

• Processes orders and cancellations.

• Verifies and processes titles received as soon as possible.

• Performs complex searches using library databases.

• Helps identify best resources for patron's research.

• Assists in the collection of data and preparation of materials for periodic reports.

• Verifies titles, title changes and prices.

• Processes and pays invoices.

• Sets up and maintains vendor records and purchase orders.

• Solves difficult periodicals and acquisitions problems.

• Inputs data into databases and spreadsheets.

• Maintains close working relationship with purchasing and accounts payable departments.

• May perform independent reference work including complex database searches.

• Monitors expenditure levels in materials accounts.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

Specific supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Supervises 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.



Required Experience

• Two (2) years of library experience, or

• No previous work experience with Associate's degree / 60 hours college credit.

Preferred Experience

One (1) year as a Library Assistant I or other library support position.


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 assist patrons with library electronic databases and search tools including online catalog. Must possess good writing, communication, and organizational skills. Ability to work with library Millennium system and Library of Congress classification system.

Physical Capabilities


Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 06/05/2023 Grant Funded Position No If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date

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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 do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected].

    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.

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  • Are you a current UTRGV employee?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
  • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
  • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
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  • Please select your highest level of completed education.
  • 6th grade education
  • 10th grade education
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
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  • Masters Degree from an accredited university
  • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
  • None of the above
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  • Please indicate the number of years of work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
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  • Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
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